Simon the Apostle, Saint
Simon the Apostle, Saint
Also known as Simon the Zealot

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  • Simon the Apostle, Saint — ▪ Christian Apostle also called  Simon the Zealot   flourished 1st century AD died , Persia or Edessa, Greece?; Western feast day October 28, Eastern feast day June 19  one of the Twelve Apostles. In the Gospels of Mark and Matthew, he bears the… …   Universalium

  • Peter the Apostle, Saint — orig. Simon died с AD 64, Rome Disciple of Jesus, recognized as the leader of the Twelve Apostles. Jesus called him Cephas (Aramaic for Rock ; rendered in Greek as Petros ) and said Upon this rock I will build my church (Matthew 16:18). When… …   Universalium

  • John the Apostle, Saint — or St. John the Evangelist or St. John the Divine flourished 1st century AD One of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus, traditionally credited with writing the fourth Gospel and three New Testament epistles. The book of Revelation was also… …   Universalium

  • Simon the Zealot — St. Simon redirects here. See also Saint Simon. Infobox Saint name=Saint Simon the Zealot birth date= death date= 107 [ [http://www.santiebeati.it/dettaglio/21850 San Simone ] ] feast day=October 28 (Roman Catholic Church); May 10 (Coptic Church) …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Peter the Apostle — noun disciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles; regarded by Catholics as the vicar of Christ on earth and first Pope • Syn: ↑Peter, ↑Simon Peter, ↑Saint Peter, ↑St. Peter, ↑St. Peter the Apostle • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon the Canaanite — noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century) • Syn: ↑Simon, ↑St. Simon, ↑Simon Zelotes, ↑Simon the Zealot • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon the Zealot — noun one of the twelve Apostles (first century) • Syn: ↑Simon, ↑St. Simon, ↑Simon Zelotes, ↑Simon the Canaanite • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Apostle, ↑saint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Simon, St. and Saint Jude's Day —    A festival of the Church observed on October 28th. The union of these two Apostles on this day of commemoration is intended to teach, as we learn from the Collect, a lesson of Christian love and that oneness or unity of the Church for which… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Philip The Evangelist, Saint — ▪ Christian saint also called  Philip The Deacon   born 1st century, ; feast day June 6       in the early Christian church, one of the seven deacons appointed to tend the Christians of Jerusalem, thereby enabling the Apostles to freely conduct… …   Universalium

  • Bartholomew the Apostle — Bartholomew redirects here. For other uses, see Bartholomew (disambiguation). Saint Bartholomew the Apostle Saint Bartholomew (right) with Saint John, by Dosso Dossi Apostle, Marty …   Wikipedia

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