Apostle Hermas of the Seventy

St Hermas was one of the Seventy Apostles, and served as bishop in the city of Philippoplis where he died a martyr.

St Hermas is also commemorated on November 5 together with Sts Patrobas, Linus, Gaius, Philologus. They preached the Gospel in various cities, each enduring various hardships in their service as bishops.