Apostle Urban

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== Life ==
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The holy, glorious, all-laudible '''Apostle Urban''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Amplias|Amplias]], [[Apostle Stachys|Stachys]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]]. St. Andrew ordained Urban [[bishop]] in Macedonia. He died a [[martyr]], and his [[feast day]] is [[October 31]].
The holy, glorious, all-laudible '''Apostle Urban''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. Along with the Apostles [[Apostle Amplias|Amplias]], [[Apostle Stachys|Stachys]], [[Apostle Narcissus|Narcissus]], [[Apostle Apelles|Apelles]] and [[Apostle Aristobulus|Aristobulus]] he assisted the [[Apostle Andrew]] of [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]]. St. Andrew ordained St. Urban [[Bishop]] in Macedonia. He died a martyr.
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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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:Eentreat 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.
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== Source ==
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
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==External links==
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*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=103124 Apostle Urban of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
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*[http://home.iprimus.com.au/xenos/amplias.html Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles of the Seventy] ([[GOAA]])
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*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=264 Amplias, Apellos, Stachyos, Urbanos, Aristovoulos & Narcissos of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
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*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=October&day=31 The Holy Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus] (''Prologue of Ohrid'')
  
== Feast Day ==
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[[Category:Biblical Saints|Urban]]
The Church remembers St. Urban on [[October 31]]
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[[Category:Seventy Apostles|Urban]]
 
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[[Category:Bishops|Urban]]
 
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[[Category:1st-century bishops|Urban]]
== Source ==
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[[Category:Martyrs|Urban]]
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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[[Category:Saints|Urban]]
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Urban]]
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[[Category:1st-century saints]]
  
[[Category:Saints]]
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[[ro:Apostolul Urban]]
[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
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[[Category:Martyrs]]
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Latest revision as of 10:43, October 24, 2012

The holy, glorious, all-laudible Apostle Urban is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Along with the Apostles Amplias, Stachys, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus he assisted the Apostle Andrew. St. Andrew ordained Urban bishop in Macedonia. He died a martyr, and his feast day is October 31.

Hymns

Troparion (Tone 3)

Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
Eentreat 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

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