Carpos and Alphaeus, Apostles of the 70

Reading

This holy Apostle was numbered with the Seventy, and ministered unto the holy Apostle Paul, journeying with him and conveying his epistles unto those to whom they were written. He became Bishop of Beroea in Thrace, where he endured great tribulations while bringing many of the heathen to holy Baptism, and also suffered martyrdom there. Saint Paul mentions him in II Timothy 4:13.

Apolytikion of Carpos and Alphaeus of the 70

Third Tone

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

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