Apostle Olympas

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Olympas''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He and the [[Apostle Herodian]] were followers of the [[Apostle Peter]]. By command of Emporer [[Nero]], they were beheaded with St. Peter. His [[feast day]] is [[November 10]].
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==Hymns==
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[[Troparion]] (Tone 3)  [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=103265]
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:Holy Apostles,  [[Apostle Erastus|Erastus]], Olympas, [[Apostle Herodian|Herodian]], [[Apostle Sosipater|Sosipater]], [[Apostle Quartus|Quartus]] and [[Apostle Tertius|Tertius]],
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:entreat the merciful God,
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:to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
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[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
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:Illumined by divine light, O holy apostles,
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:you wisely destroyed the works of idolatry.
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:When you caught all the pagans you brought them to the Master
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:and taught them to glorify the Trinity.
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== Source ==
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St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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Revision as of 02:30, August 22, 2007

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Olympas is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He and the Apostle Herodian were followers of the Apostle Peter. By command of Emporer Nero, they were beheaded with St. Peter. His feast day is November 10.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 3) [1]

Holy Apostles, Erastus, Olympas, Herodian, 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

St. Nikolai Velimirovic, The Prologue of Ohrid

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