Feast Day: April 25th
& June 30th, the Synaxis of the 12 Apostles
The Life of Saint Mark: Saint Mark is recognized by all Christians world-wide as one of the four Evangelists who wrote a Holy Gospel…
Apolytikion: O Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark, intercede to our Merciful God, that He may grant our Souls forgiveness of sins.
Kontakion: When thou hadst received the Spirit’s Grace from Heaven’s heights, thou rentest apart the webs of the philosophers; and on catching all of the nations in thy net, O all-lauded Mark, thou didst offer them to thy Lord, by preaching the Gospel of Divine renown.
Saint Mark the Evangelist is one of the Holy 70 Apostles of Christ.
Although not one of the official 12 Apostles, Saint Mark is depicted in many of the Icons of the 12 Apostles due to his prominent role in the spreading of the Teachings and Life of Christ.
The First Bishop of Alexandria and Evangelist author of the Gospel of Mark.