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Phillip Deacon -Apostle

October 11, 2018

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 11 of October, repeating indefinitely

St. Phillip, one of Seven Deacons, converted the Samaritans, baptized the eunuch of Candace, Queen of Ethiopia (Acts 8), and was the host of St. Paul at Caesarea (Acts 21.8).  His four daughters are honored as Saints with him.  He became Bishop of Tralles in Lydia, and there suffered martyrdom.

Our venerable father, Theophan, Confessor, Bishop of Nicea and composer of Canons, opposed the Iconoclasts at the 2nd Council of Nicea (A.D. 787).  Banished by Emperor Leo the Armenian, he died in exile A.D. 818.


October 11, 2018
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