Apostle Stachys

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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Stachys''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Urban|Urban]], [[Apostle Amplias|Amplias]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew ordained St. Stachys [[bishop]] in Byzantium, where he governed his flock with faith and zeal for sixteen years. He reposed peacefully in the Lord.  His [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
 
The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Stachys''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Urban|Urban]], [[Apostle Amplias|Amplias]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew ordained St. Stachys [[bishop]] in Byzantium, where he governed his flock with faith and zeal for sixteen years. He reposed peacefully in the Lord.  His [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
 
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==Hymns==
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[[Troparion]] (Tone 3)
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:Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
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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 8)
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:Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
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:Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
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:those treasures of the Holy Spirit and rays of the Sun of glory,
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:who were gathered together by the grace of our God.
 
== Source ==
 
== Source ==
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
 
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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[[Category:Bishops]]
 
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[[Category:Saints]]
 
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before= (Assigned by St. Andrew)|
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title=Bishop of Byzantium ([[List of Patriarchs of Constantinople|Constantinople]])|
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years=38 – 54|
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after=[[Onesimus of Byzantium|Onesimus]]}}
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Revision as of 10:12, November 27, 2006

The holy, glorious, all-laudable Apostle Stachys is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Along with the Apostles Urban, Amplias, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus he assisted the Apostle Andrew. St. Andrew ordained St. Stachys bishop in Byzantium, where he governed his flock with faith and zeal for sixteen years. He reposed peacefully in the Lord. His feast day is October 31.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 3)

Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
entreat the merciful God
to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion (Tone 8)

Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
those treasures of the Holy Spirit and rays of the Sun of glory,
who were gathered together by the grace of our God.

Source


Succession box:
Apostle Stachys
Preceded by:
(Assigned by St. Andrew)
Bishop of Byzantium (Constantinople)
38 – 54
Succeeded by:
Onesimus
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