Apostle Rufus of the Seventy and those with him

Saint Rufus was one of the Seventy Apostles chosen by Christ and sent out by Him to preach.

St Rufus, whom the holy Apostle Paul mentions in the Epistle to the Romans (Romans 16:11-15), was bishop of the Greek city of Thebes.

St Rufus is also commemorated on January 4 (The Synaxis of the Seventy Apostles).