The Holy Disciple from among the 70 Aristoboulus, Bishop of Britanium (Britain)

Commemorated on March 16, October 21 and January 4

      The Holy Disciple from among the 70 Aristoboulus, Bishop of Britanium (Britain), was born on Cyprus. Together with his brother, the holy Disciple from among the 70 Barnabus, he accompanied the holy Apostle Paul on his journeys. Saint Aristoboulus is mentioned by the Apostle Paul in the Epistle to the Romans (Rom 16: 10). The Apostle Paul made Saint Aristoboulus a bishop and sent him to preach the Gospel in Britanium, where he converted many to Christ, for which he suffered persecution by the pagans. Saint Aristoboulus died in Britain. His memory is on 31 October and on 4 January also amidst the Sobor / Assemblage of the 70 Disciples.

1996-2001 by translator Fr. S. Janos.

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The Holy Disciple
from among the 70  Aristoboulus, Bishop of Britanium (Britain)

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