Quadratus the Apostle

September 21

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Saint Quadratus was a disciple of the Apostles, and became Bishop of Athens. According to the Synaxaristes, he contested for the Faith in the year 117, in the reign of Hadrian (117-138), but according to others, in the reign of Marcus Aurelius (161-180).

Apolytikion of Apostle Quadratus

Third Tone

O Holy Apostle Quadratus, intercede to our merciful God, that He may grant our souls forgiveness of sins.

Kontakion of Apostle Quadratus

Plagal of the Fourth Tone

As a most honoured hierarch and athlete of great fortitude, the world doth offer Apostle Quadratus now to Thee, O Lord most merciful; as with hymns it doth honour his all-ven'rable memory, it doth ask of Thee through him to grant forgiveness of failings to them that sing his praise.