Apostle Justus

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Justus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a son of [[Joseph the Betrothed]] and his first wife Salome, along with the [[Apostle James the Just]], the [[Apostle Jude]] and Simon. He and the [[Apostle Matthias]] were selected to replace Judas Iscariot but ultimately was St. Justus was not chosen. He was [[Bishop]] of Eleutheropolis and died a [[martyr]]. The Church remembers St. Justus on [[October 30]].
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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Justus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He was a son of [[Joseph the Betrothed]] and his first wife Salome, along with the [[Apostle James the Just]], the [[Apostle Jude]], and Simon; he is sometimes known as ''Joses''. He and the [[Apostle Matthias]] were selected to replace Judas Iscariot but ultimately was St. Justus was not chosen. He was [[Bishop]] of Eleutheropolis and died a [[martyr]]. The Church remembers St. Justus on [[October 30]].
  
  

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Justus is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was a son of Joseph the Betrothed and his first wife Salome, along with the Apostle James the Just, the Apostle Jude, and Simon; he is sometimes known as Joses. He and the Apostle Matthias were selected to replace Judas Iscariot but ultimately was St. Justus was not chosen. He was Bishop of Eleutheropolis and died a martyr. The Church remembers St. Justus on October 30.


Source

St. Nikolai Velimirovic, The Prologue of Ohrid

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