The holy, glorious, all-laudible Apostle Urban is numbered among the Seventy Apostles. Along with the Apostles Amplias, Stachys, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus he assisted the Apostle Andrew. St. Andrew ordained Urban bishop in Macedonia. He died a martyr, and his feast day is October 31.
Troparion (Tone 3)
- Holy Apostles of the Seventy: Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
- Eentreat the merciful God
- To grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
Kontakion (Tone 8)
- Let us thankfully praise the wise Apostles
- Stáchys, Amplías, Úrban, Narcíssus, Apélles, and Aristobúlus,
- Those treasures of the Holy Spirit and rays of the Sun of glory,
- Who were gathered together by the grace of our God.