Fortunatus (New Testament person)

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Fortunatus is person mentioned by St Paul in I Corinthians 16:17: I was glad when Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus arrived, because they have supplied what was lacking from you.

Church traditions[edit]

According to some church traditions[citation needed] was one of the Seventy Disciples, now commemorated by the Eastern Orthodox Church on June 15 with Achaicus and Stephen and on January 4 with all of the Seventy.


Troparion (Tone 3) [1]

Holy apostle Fortunatus of the Seventy;
Entreat the merciful;
To grant our souls forgiveness of transgressions.

Kontakion (Tone 4 )

The Church ever sees you as a shining star, O apostle Fortunatus,
Your miracles have manifested great enlightenment.
Therefore we cry out to Christ:
"Save those who with faith honor Your apostle, O Most Merciful One."

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