EQUAL-TO-THE-APOSTLES

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EQUAL-TO-THE-APOSTLES - (or "Equal of the Apostles")  One of the various customary saint titles used in commemoration at divine services when remembering saints on the Church Calendar.   One whose work greatly built up the Church, whether through direct missionary work or through assisting the Church's place in society.  Such as:

  • St Nino (Nina), Equal of the Apostles and Enlightener of Georgia
  • St Nicholas, Equal of the Apostles and Archbishop of Japan
  • St Methodius, Equal of the Apostles and Archbishop of Moravia, Enlightener of the Slavs
  • St Boris (in Holy Baptism Michael), Equal of the Apostles, Prince and Baptizer of Bulgaria
  • Equal of the Apostles and Teacher of the Slavs, Cyril
  • Equal of the Apostles and Teacher of the Slavs, Methodius
  • Equal of the Apostles and Emperor Constantine with his Mother Helen
  • Equal of the Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, in Holy Baptism Basil, the Enlightener of the Russian Land
  • Myrrhbearer and Equal of the Apostles Mary Magdalene
  • Equal of the Apostles Clement of Ochrid the Bishop of Greater Macedonia
  • New-Hieromartyr Cosmas of Aitolia, Equal of the Apostles
  • Protomartyr and Equal of the Apostles Thekla
  • Hieromartyr Gregory the Bishop of Greater Armenia, Equal of the Apostles and Enlightener of Armenia
  • St Abercius the Bishop and Wonderworker of Hieropolis, Equal of the Apostles
  • St Apphia the wife of Philemon and Equal of the Apostles
  • Equal of the Apostles, Emperor of Georgia, Mirian
  • Equal of the Apostles, Empress of Georgia, Nana
  • St Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow and Apostle to America
  • St Innocent the Metropolitan of Moscow and Enlightener of the Aleuts, Apostle to the Americas

 

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