660-732
St. Andrew of Jerusalem

660, Damascus, Syria.

732, on the island of Hierissus, near Mitylene.

Andrew became a monk at Mar Saba, Israel, and served later at the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem. Around 685, he became a deacon at Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (now Istanbul, Turkey). He also ran a refuge that took in orphans and cared for the elderly. In 692, he became Archbishop of Gortyna, Crete.

  1. Οὐ γὰρ Βλέπεις τοὺς ταράττοντας
  2. Ιησους υπερ του κοσμου
    • Jesus, Hastening for the World to Suffer
  3. Ποθεν αρξομαι θρηνειν
    • Whence Shall My Tears Begin?
  4. Το μεγα μυστηριον
    • O the Mystery, Passing Wonder

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