Apostle Junia

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Junia''' of the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy]] is commemorated by the Church on [[May 17]] with [[Apostle Andronicus]], and on [[January 4]] with the Seventy.  The Seventy Apostles were chosen and sent forth to preach by [[Christ]] ([[Gospel of Luke |Luke]] 10:1).
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Ss. Junia and Andronicus were relatives of the holy [[Apostle Paul]]. St Paul mentions them an [[Epistle]]: ''Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen and fellow prisoners, who are of note among the Apostles, who also were in Christ, before me'' ([[Romans]] 16:7). The service in honor of these saints states that they suffered martyrdom for Christ.
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==Source==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=101406 St Junia] – [[OCA]] webwite
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Junia]]
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[[Category:Martyrs|Junia]]
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[[Category:Saints|Junia]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Iunia]]

Revision as of 03:34, June 10, 2008

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Junia of the Seventy is commemorated by the Church on May 17 with Apostle Andronicus, and on January 4 with the Seventy. The Seventy Apostles were chosen and sent forth to preach by Christ (Luke 10:1).

Ss. Junia and Andronicus were relatives of the holy Apostle Paul. St Paul mentions them an Epistle: Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen and fellow prisoners, who are of note among the Apostles, who also were in Christ, before me (Romans 16:7). The service in honor of these saints states that they suffered martyrdom for Christ.

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