Apostle Stachys of the Seventy

Saint Stachys was made Bishop of Byzantium by the holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called (November 30). He was bishop for sixteen years, zealously preaching the Gospel of Christ and converting pagans to the true Faith.

St Stachys is also commemorated on October 31 together with Saints Amplias, Urban, Narcissus, Apelles and Aristobulus