Apostle Erastus

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Erastus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was the steward of the Church at Jerusalem and later of Paneas in Palestine. The Church remembers St. Erastus on [[November 10]].
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Erastus''' (also ''Erastos'') is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He served as a [[deacon]] and steward of the [[Church of Jerusalem|Church at Jerusalem]] and later of Paneas in Palestine. The Church remembers St. Erastus on [[January 4]] among the Seventy, and on [[November 10]].
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==Hymns==
 
==Hymns==
[[Troparion]] (Tone 3) [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=103265]
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[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 3) [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?ID=103265]
  
 
:Holy Apostles,  Erastus, [[Apostle Olympas|Olympas]], [[Apostle Herodian|Herodion]], [[Apostle Sosipater|Sosipater]], [[Apostle Quartus|Quartus]] and [[Apostle Tertius|Tertius]],
 
:Holy Apostles,  Erastus, [[Apostle Olympas|Olympas]], [[Apostle Herodian|Herodion]], [[Apostle Sosipater|Sosipater]], [[Apostle Quartus|Quartus]] and [[Apostle Tertius|Tertius]],
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:Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
 
:Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
:you wisely destroyed the works of idolatry.
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:you wisely destroyed the works of [[idolatry]].
:When you caught all the pagans you brought them to the Master
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:When you caught all the [[pagan]]s you brought them to the Master
:and taught them to glorify the Trinity.
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:and taught them to glorify the [[Trinity]].
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103265 Apostle Erastus of the Seventy], November 10 ([[OCA]])
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100067 Apostle Erastus of the Seventy], January 4 (OCA)
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=284 Erastos, Olympas, Herodion, Sosipatros, Quartus, Tertios, Apostles of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Erastus]]
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[[Category:Saints|Erastus]]
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles|Erastus]]
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Erastus]]
  
[[Category:Saints]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Erast]]

Latest revision as of 15:03, March 29, 2011

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Erastus (also Erastos) is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He served as a deacon and steward of the Church at Jerusalem and later of Paneas in Palestine. The Church remembers St. Erastus on January 4 among the Seventy, and on November 10.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 3) [1]

Holy Apostles, Erastus, Olympas, Herodion, Sosipater, Quartus and Tertius,
entreat the merciful God,
to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion (Tone 2)

Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
you wisely destroyed the works of idolatry.
When you caught all the pagans you brought them to the Master
and taught them to glorify the Trinity.

Source

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