The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Carpus''' of the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy]] is commemorated by the Church on [[May 26]] with [[Apostle Alphaeus|
St. Alphaeus]], and on [[January 4]] with the Seventy.
In his second [[Epistle]] to [[Apostle Timothy|Timothy]], [[Apostle Paul|
St Paul]] requests, ''The phelonion that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring with thee, and the books. '' Carpus was [[ Bishop]] of Berroia ''(or Verria) '' in Macedonia.
[[Troparion]] ([[Tone]] 3)
:O holy Apostle Carpus,
:Entreat the merciful God,
:The Church possesses You as a shining star,
:O Holy Apostle Carpus,
:And is illumined by the multitude of your
:Save those who honor in faith
:Your holy memory.
*[http://www.chrysostompress.org/collection/0104_Synaxis_70_Apostles/ The Synaxis of the Holy Seventy Apostles] - Chrysostom Press.