Saint Andrew the First-Called Apostle

Feast Day: November 30th & June 30th


The Life of Saint Andrew: Then, Andrew brought his brother Peter to the Lord… 

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2021 – With the Divine Grace dwelling in you O Andrew, preacher of Christ.

Prayers

Apolytikion: As the first-called of the Apostles and brother of their leader, O Andrew, entreat the Master of all, that peace be granted unto the world and great mercy to our Souls.

Kontakion: Let us acclaim the Divine herald, who is a namesake of courage, the first-called of the Saviour’s disciples, and the kinsman of Peter; for, as of old He called him, so now he calls us: “Come, we have found the Desired One!”

Megalynarion: Of the Apostolic choir of the Lord you were the first, O Blessed one, to be called and to follow Him. With your Holy brother, O Andrew, you did leave all to preach Christ to all nations, that all may praise His Name.

2020 – Noble Andrew crying out “We have found the One so longed for.”

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Saint Andrew was with Christ throughout His ministry and witnessed all of His Miracles. Saint Andrew is seen in many Icons by the side of Christ as he watched and listened to His every word and action.

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Icons

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