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Apostle Silas

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[[Image:Apostle Silas.jpg|frame|[[Apostle]] Silas]]The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Silas''' is numbered among the [[Apostles#The_Seventy|Seventy Apostles]]. St. Silas went with Sts. [[Apostle Paul|Paul]] and [[Apostle Barnabas|Barnabas]] from Antioch to Jerusalem to settle the dispute among believers there about [[circumcision]]. He was imprisoned with [[Apostle Paul|Paul]] ([[Acts of the Apostles|Acts]] 16:16-39). Following this he went traveling with St. Paul through Asia and Macedonia and was eventually made [[Bishop]] of Corinth. He reposed peacefully in the Lord. The Church remembers St. Silas on [[July 30]] with Apostles [[Apostle Silvan|Silvanus]], [[Apostle Crescens|Crescens]], [[Apostle Epenetus|Epenetus]], and [[Apostle Andronicus|Andronicus]]; and on [[January 4]] with all the Apostles.
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==External links==
*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=100039 Apostle Silas of the Seventy] ([[OCA]])
*[http://www.goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.aspsaints_view?contentid=147 Silas & Silvanos the Apostles of the 70] ([[GOARCH]])
*[http://home.it.net.au/~jgrapsas/pages/St_Silas.htm Saints Silas, Silvanos, Apainetos and Crescens of the Seventy] ([[GOAA]])
*[http://www.westsrbdio.org/prolog/my.html?month=July&day=30 The Holy Apostles Silas, Silvanus, Crescens, Epaenetus and Andronicus] (''Prologue of Ohrid'')
[[Category:Biblical Saints|Silas]]
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[[Category:Ante-Nicene Saints|Silas]]
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[[pt:Apóstolo Silas]]
[[ro:Apostolul Sila]]
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