Apostle Quartus of the Seventy

St Quartus was one of the Seventy Apostles, and a disciple of St Paul. The Apostle to the Gentiles mentions him in the Epistle to the Romans: “And Erastus, the city treasurer, greets you, and Quartus, a brother” (Rom 16: 23).

St Quartus endured much suffering for his piety and converted many pagans to Christ, dying peacefully as a bishop in the city of Beirut.He is also commemorated on November 10 together with Sts Erastus, Olympas, Rodion, Sosipater, and Tertius. They lived during the first century.