Apostle Cephas of the Seventy

The Holy Apostles Sosthenes, Apollos, Cephas, Caesar and Epaphroditus of the Seventy:

According to Tradition, St Cephas was Bishop of Iconium. No accounts of him have been preserved. It is assumed that he is the one who is mentioned by the Apostle Paul (1 Cor.15:5).

These holy apostles are also commemorated on December 8 and the Synaxis of the Seventy Apostles on January 4.