Apostle Herodian

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Herodian''' (Herodion) was numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a relative of the [[Apostle Paul]] ([[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:11) and [[bishop]] of Neoparthia, where he suffered greatly at the hands of the Jews. After beating, stoning, and stabbing him, they left him for dead, but St. Herodian arose and continued to serve the Apostles.  
 
The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Herodian''' (Herodion) was numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a relative of the [[Apostle Paul]] ([[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:11) and [[bishop]] of Neoparthia, where he suffered greatly at the hands of the Jews. After beating, stoning, and stabbing him, they left him for dead, but St. Herodian arose and continued to serve the Apostles.  
  
He was beheaded in Rome while serving the [[Apostle Peter]] on the same day that St. Peter was crucified.  His [[feast day]]s are [[April 8]] and [[November 10]].
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He was beheaded with [[Apostle Olympas|Olympas]] in Rome while they were serving the [[Apostle Peter]] on the same day that St. Peter was crucified.  His [[feast day]]s are [[April 8]] and [[November 10]].
  
 
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Revision as of 16:40, August 6, 2005

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Herodian (Herodion) was numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was a relative of the Apostle Paul (Romans 16:11) and bishop of Neoparthia, where he suffered greatly at the hands of the Jews. After beating, stoning, and stabbing him, they left him for dead, but St. Herodian arose and continued to serve the Apostles.

He was beheaded with Olympas in Rome while they were serving the Apostle Peter on the same day that St. Peter was crucified. His feast days are April 8 and November 10.

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