Monday, May 26, 2008

Apostle Carpus of the Seventy

Commemorated on May 26

Saint Carpus was one of the Seventy Apostles chosen and sent forth to preach by Christ (Luke 10:1). He was bishop of Verria in Macedonia

Troparion - Tone 3

O holy Apostle Carpus,entreat the merciful God,to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion - Tone 4

The Church possesses You as a shining star,O Holy Apostle Carpus,and is illumined by the multitude of your miracles.Save those who honor in faithYour holy memory.


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