Crispus of Chalcedon

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Saint Crispus of Chalcedon was a bishop of Chalcedon. He is mentioned in First Corinthians 1:14. He was a ruler of the Jewish Synagogue at Corinth, He and his household were converted to Christianity by Paul of Tarsus (Acts 18:8). He was baptized by Paul in Corinth, Greece. He later served as Bishop of Chalcedon. He was martyred for his faith.

Crispus' feast day is October 4 and he is counted among the Seventy disciples in the Eastern Orthodox Church.


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