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Apostle Philologos

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The holy '''Apostle Hermes''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. He is commemorated by the Church on [[January 4]].

The [[Apostle Andrew]] consecrated St Philologus ([[Book of Romans|Romans]] 16:15) as [[bishop]] of the city of Sinope (in the Black Sea region). He is also commemorated on [[November 5]] together with Sts [[Apostle Patrobas|Patrobas]], [[Apostle Hermes|Hermes]], [[Apostle Linus|Linus]], and [[Apostle Gaius|Gaius]].

==Hymns==
[[Troparion]] (Tone 3)
:Holy apostle Philologus of the Seventy;
:Entreat the merciful;
:To grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.
[[Kontakion]] (Tone 4)
:The Church ever sees you as a shining star, O apostle Philologus,
:Your miracles have manifested great enlightenment.
:Therefore we cry out to Christ:
:"Save those who with faith honor Your apostle, O Most Merciful One."

[[Category:Biblical Saints]]
[[Category:Bishops]]
[[Category:Saints]]

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