Apostle Andronicus of the Seventy

Saints Andronicus, Silas, Silvanus, Crescens, and Epenetus were among the Seventy Apostles chosen and sent forth to preach by Christ (Luke 10:1).

The Apostle Andronicus is also mentioned by the Apostle Paul in the Epistle to the Romans: “Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, ... who are of note among the Apostles, who also were in Christ, before me” (Rom 16:7).

The holy Apostle Andronicus was bishop in Pannonia (modern Hungary) Sts Andronicus and Junia are commemorated on May 17.