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The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Achaicus''' (also ''Achaikos'' or ''Achikos'') of the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy]] is commemorated by the Church on [[June 15]] with [[Apostle Fortunatus|Fortunatus]] and [[Apostle Stephen the Protomartyr|Stephen]], and on [[January 4]] with the Seventy.
St. Achaicus is mentioned by St. [[Apostle Paul|Paul]] in [[I Corinthians]] 16:17, saying, "I am glad of the coming of Fortunatus and Achaicus: for that which was lacking on your part they have supplied. For they have refreshed my spirit, and yours."
[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 3) [http://oca.org/FStropars.asp?ID=100087]
:Holy apostle Achaicus of the Seventy;
:Entreat the merciful;
:To grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 4)
:The Church ever sees you as a shining star, O apostle Achaicus,
:Your [[miracle]]s have manifested great enlightenment.
:Therefore we cry out to [[Christ]]:
:"Save those who with faith honor Your apostle, O Most Merciful One."
==External links==
*[http://www.chrysostompress.org/collection/0104_Synaxis_70_Apostles/ The Synaxis of the Holy Seventy Apostles] - Chrysostom Press.
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100087 Apostle Achaicus of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
[[Category:Biblical Saints|Achaicus]]
[[Category:Seventy Apostles]]
[[ro:Apostolul Ahaic]]

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