Andronicus of Pannonia


Andronicus of Pannonia

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feast_day=May 17, 22 Pashons
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Saint Andronicus ( _el. Ανδρόνικος) was a first century Christian mentioned by the Apostle Paul in Romans 16:7. According to that verse, Andronicus was a "kinsman" and "fellow prisoner" of St. Paul.

In the Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox traditions, Andronicus was one of the Seventy Apostles.

In the Eastern Orthodox tradition, Saint Andronicus was made bishop of Pannonia and died as a martyr. He and Saint Junia are commemorated in the Eastern Orthodox Church on May 17.

In the Oriental Orthodox tradition, Saint Andronicus departed in peace one day before the departure of Saint Junia. He is commemorated on 22 Pashons in the Coptic Orthodox Church.

External links

* [http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=101405 Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy] From the Orthodox Church in America
* [http://icopts.com/new/index.php?option=com_synaxarium&task=alldays&rdr=bashans/day22.php Coptic Orthodox Synexarion]


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