Questions about the Holy Apostle Andrew

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QUESTION 1

The Holy Apostle Andrew has a "nick-name". Examples of other "nick-names" are: John "the dwarf", James "the brother of the Lord", John "the Theologian", etc. What is St Andrew's nick-name? Why?

QUESTION 2

Who was the Apostles Andrew's brother, where were they from, and what was their profession?

QUESTION 3

St Andrew was formerly a follower of someone else before following Jesus. Who? Explain.

QUESTION 4

What great favor did St Andrew do to his brother, on the day he met Christ? He made a bold statement. Explain.

QUESTION 5

After the giving of the Holy Spirit, St Andrew preached the gospel in many places. One place is particularly dear to Russian Orthodox Christians. Where? Describe the incident.

QUESTION 6

Who was St Andrew's wife?

QUESTION 7

How did the Holy Apostle Andrew die?

QUESTION 8

How does St Andrew appear in icons?

QUESTION 9

Here are some liturgical questions about the commemoration of St Andrew.

  1. What is the "rank" of the service for St Andrew?
  2. The vespers has how many readings? What type of books in the bible? Why?

QUESTION 10

What feast do we begin to sing more about on St Andrew's day? Look at the theotokia for Lord I have cried and the Aposticha for a hint.





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