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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Phlegon''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. He was [[bishop]] of Marathon in Thrace.  He is referenced in [[Romans]] 16:14, and his [[feast day]] is on [[April 8]].
 
The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Phlegon''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. He was [[bishop]] of Marathon in Thrace.  He is referenced in [[Romans]] 16:14, and his [[feast day]] is on [[April 8]].
 
==Hymns==
 
==Hymns==
[[Troparion]] (Tone 1)  [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=101024]  
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[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 1)  [http://www.oca.org/FStropars.asp?SID=13&ID=101024]  
 
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:Let us praise in hymns the six–fold choir of Apostles:
 
:Let us praise in hymns the six–fold choir of Apostles:
 
:[[Apostle Herodian|Herodion]] and [[Apostle Agabus|Agabus]],
 
:[[Apostle Herodian|Herodion]] and [[Apostle Agabus|Agabus]],
 
:[[Apostle Rufus|Rufus]], [[Apostle Asyncritus|Asyncritus]], Phlegon and holy [[Apostle Hermes (bishop)|Hermes]].
 
:[[Apostle Rufus|Rufus]], [[Apostle Asyncritus|Asyncritus]], Phlegon and holy [[Apostle Hermes (bishop)|Hermes]].
:They ever entreat the Trinity for our souls!
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:They ever entreat the [[Trinity]] for our souls!
  
 
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
 
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 2)
 
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:You became the [[disciple]]s of [[Christ]]
:You became the disciples of Christ
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:And all-holy Apostles,
 
:And all-holy Apostles,
 
:O glorious Herodion, Agabus and Rufus,
 
:O glorious Herodion, Agabus and Rufus,
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Kontakion (Tone 4)
 
Kontakion (Tone 4)
 
 
:Like stars, O holy Apostles,
 
:Like stars, O holy Apostles,
:You illumine the way of the faithful with the light of the Holy Spirit.
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:You illumine the way of the faithful with the light of the [[Holy Spirit]].
 
:You dispel the darkness of error as you gaze on God the Word!
 
:You dispel the darkness of error as you gaze on God the Word!
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== Source ==
 
== Source ==
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
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==External links==
[[Category:Bishops]]
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=101028 Apostle Phlegon of the Seventy and those with him] ([[OCA]])
[[Category:Saints]]
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=11 Agavos, Rouphos, Asynkritos, Phlegon, Herodion, & Hermes of the 70 Apostles] ([[GOARCH]])
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Phlegon]]
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[[Category:Bishops|Phlegon]]
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[[Category:Saints|Phlegon]]

Revision as of 13:13, November 3, 2007

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Phlegon is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. He was bishop of Marathon in Thrace. He is referenced in Romans 16:14, and his feast day is on April 8.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 1) [1]

Let us praise in hymns the six–fold choir of Apostles:
Herodion and Agabus,
Rufus, Asyncritus, Phlegon and holy Hermes.
They ever entreat the Trinity for our souls!

Kontakion (Tone 2)

You became the disciples of Christ
And all-holy Apostles,
O glorious Herodion, Agabus and Rufus,
Asyncritus, Phlegon and Hermes.
Ever entreat the Lord
To grant forgiveness of transgressions
To us who sing your praises.

Kontakion (Tone 4)

Like stars, O holy Apostles,
You illumine the way of the faithful with the light of the Holy Spirit.
You dispel the darkness of error as you gaze on God the Word!

Source

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