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

Holy Apostles Carpus and Alphaeus, / entreat the merciful God / to grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion — Tone 4

Podoben: “Today You have shown forth...” / The Church ever sees you as a shining star, Apostle Carpus. / Your miracles have brought her great enlightenment. / Save those who in faith honor your memory.

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