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Apostle Urban

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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]].
==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 ==
*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
*[ Apostle Urban of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
*[ Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles of the Seventy] ([[GOAA]])
*[ Amplias, Apellos, Stachyos, Urbanos, Aristovoulos & Narcissos of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
*[ The Holy Apostles Stachys, Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus] (''Prologue of Ohrid'')
[[Category:Biblical Saints|Urban]]
[[Category:Seventy Apostles|Urban]]
[[Category:1st-century bishops|Urban]]
[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Urban]]
[[Category:1st-century saints]]
[[Categoryro:Biblical Saints]][[Category:Bishops]][[Category:Martyrs]][[Category:SaintsApostolul Urban]]

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