The Holy Apostles

Full of Love, Martyred but their Faith in God was so strong that even the most fearsome death did not take them away from the path.

Symbols of the Apostles

The Story of the 12 Apostles

12 Apostle Story

This 12 Apostles Story show the remarkable faith the disciples had once becoming an apostle. During their time while preaching the gospel their life was difficult.

From disciple to apostle. The stories not only from the bible but the story of the prayers that so many of you love.

The story of a pilgrimage to any of the burial places but also the story of having any of the apostles at home in the form of an icon or statue.

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  • Saint Peter: buried in St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Rome, Italy
  • Saint Andrew: buried in St. Andrew’s Cathedral, Patras, Greece
  • Saint James the Great: buried in Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
  • Saint John: buried in the Basilica of St. John in Ephesus, Turkey
  • Saint Philip: buried in the Church of the Holy Apostles in Rome or possibly Hierapolis, near Denizli, Turkey
  • Saint Bartholomew: buried in the Basilica of Benevento, Italy, or Basilica of St. Bartholomew on the Island, Rome, Italy
  • Saint Matthew: buried in the Salerno Cathedral, Salerno, Italy
  • Saint James the Less, son of Alpheus: buried in the Cathedral of St. James in Jerusalem or the Church of the Holy Apostles in Rome
  • Saint Thomas: buried in the San Thome Basilica in Chennai, India or in the Basilica of St. Thomas the Apostle in Ortona, Abruzzo, Italy
  • Saint Simon: buried in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome under the St. Joseph altar with St. Jude
  • Saint Jude Thaddeus: buried in St. Peter’s Basilica under the St. Joseph altar with St. Simon; two bones (relics) located at National Shrine of St Jude in Chicago, Illinois
  • Saint Matthias: buried in the St. Matthias’ Abbey in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

12 Apostles and their Story

Characteristics of Saint James the Less
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Characteristics of Saint James the Less

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Characteristics of Apostle James the Less proves he is one of the most obscure apostles in the Bible. Although his accomplishments remain unknown to us today, James may simply have been overshadowed by the more prominent apostles. In this article, we are looking at the characteristics of apostles James.
Characteristics of Saint Philip
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Characteristics of Saint Philip

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Philip the Apostle was one of the 12 main disciples of Jesus Christ. He’s one of four people named Philip in the Bible, and he’s often confused with Philip the Evangelist, who plays a minor role in Acts. Philips’s character portrays he was practical also spread the Gospel.
Characteristics of Saint Jude
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Characteristics of Saint Jude

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Characteristics of Simon, the Zealot, made us understand that Before his calling to follow Christ, Simon was a zealous nationalist who wanted to drive out the Romans from the cities; his group tactics often resulted in bloody conflict. He was won over to Jesus’ side by His calmness, poise, inexplicable
Characteristics of Saint Simon, the Zealot
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Characteristics of Saint Simon, the Zealot

By May 11, 2021 0
Characteristics of Simon, the Zealot, made us understand that Before his calling to follow Christ, Simon was a zealous nationalist who wanted to drive out the Romans from the cities; his group tactics often resulted in bloody conflict. He was won over to Jesus’ side by His calmness, poise, inexplicable
Characteristics of Saint Matthias
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Characteristics of Saint Matthias

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After Jesus returned to his Father in heaven, St. Peter spoke to a gathering of about 120 of Jesus’ disciples. He said they needed to elect an Apostle to replace Judas, who had betrayed the Lord. Matthias joined in the work of the Apostles—spreading the Good News about Jesus’ life,
Characteristics of Saint John
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Characteristics of Saint John

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John the Apostle was also called ‘son of thunder’ like his brother. He is also called ‘the pillar of the church. There can be little doubt that John was one of the greatest of all the apostles, but his character portrays he was hot-headed yet ambitious, caring, and special to
Characteristics of Judas Iscariot
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Characteristics of Judas Iscariot

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Delvin into the characteristics of Judas, it is believed that Judas was the only disciple among the 12 with a dubious character. Judas Iscariot sold Jesus for 30 pieces of silver out of his greed, and that proves he was indeed a hypocrite, lire, traitor, and betrayal.
Characteristics of Apostle Bartholomew
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Characteristics of Apostle Bartholomew

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Apostle James and his brother tried to persuade Jesus to make them sit one on His right hand and one on His left in glory. They went too far, so Jesus rebuked them and asked them if they were able to drink from the cup that He was supposed to
Characteristics of Apostle James
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Characteristics of Apostle James

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Apostle James and his brother tried to persuade Jesus to make them sit one on His right hand and one on His left in glory. They went too far, so Jesus rebuked them and asked them if they were able to drink from the cup that He was supposed to
12 Apostles and their Characteristics
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12 Apostles and their Characteristics

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The Characteristic of the 12 Apostles is an intriguing subject – their personalities, their strengths, and their weaknesses. We always need to remember that not only were they human and, like us today, had failures and successes, but they also were trained by our Lord during His earthly ministry.
Characteristics of Apostle Peter
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Characteristics of Apostle Peter

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Peter is determined to be Jesus’s best disciple but prematurely thinks he understands what it means to follow Jesus. Peter does not believe Jesus’s prediction that he will deny having known Jesus. Still, Peter’s eagerness is immature, and he does end up denying his friendship to Jesus during the terrifying
Characteristics of Apostle Andrew
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Characteristics of Apostle Andrew

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The first striking characteristic of Andrew is his name, apostle Andrew wasn’t just a fisherman but also a teacher, leader, and willing helper who introduce and brought other close to Jesus Christ. First, he brought his brother, then the lad with the loaves and fishes, and later the Greeks.
Characteristics of Apostle Thomas
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Characteristics of Apostle Thomas

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Although doubt was one of the characteristics of apostle Thomas but Thomas appears to be a brave and zealous man with an enquiring mind. If he didn’t understand something, he did not hesitate to ask for an explanation.
Characteristics of Apostle Matthew
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Characteristics of Apostle Matthew

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The characteristic exemplified by Matthew is seen in his account of Jesus’ life. Matthew wanted to leave a positive legacy. So that others after him might also believe that Jesus was the Savior of the world, he left a written record of Jesus’ life and work. Matthew left a positive
Philip The Apostle Facts
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Philip The Apostle Facts

By May 1, 2021 0
Philip seems to be a pragmatist. Remember that time Jesus fed 5,000 men (and a lot more women and kids) with just five loaves and two fish? Before He did that, He tested Philip’s faith and asked him how they might feed the multitude. Philip’s response: “200 days’ wages couldn’
Thomas the Apostle Facts
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Thomas the Apostle Facts

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Saint Thomas is most famous for how he interacted with Jesus Christ after the miracle of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. The Bible records in John chapter 20 that the resurrected Jesus had appeared to some of his disciples while they were together, but Thomas wasn’t with the group at the
St James the Less Facts
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St James the Less Facts

By April 29, 2021 0
Saint James is the patron of Hatmakers. Meanings, definition, and origins – a patron is considered to be a defender of a specific group of people or of a nation. There is a patron for virtually every cause, profession, or special interest. Prayers are considered more likely to be answered
Apostle Simon the Zealot Facts
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Apostle Simon the Zealot Facts

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“According to Acts of the Apostles, Peter was a prolific performer of miracles. His first miracle cure was performed in the name of Jesus, at the Temple, where the faithful saw the healed beggar praising God, and was the opportunity for some outstanding proselytizing.”
Peter the Disciple facts
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Peter the Disciple facts

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“According to Acts of the Apostles, Peter was a prolific performer of miracles. His first miracle cure was performed in the name of Jesus, at the Temple, where the faithful saw the healed beggar praising God, and was the opportunity for some outstanding proselytizing.”
St Bartholomew Facts
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St Bartholomew Facts

By April 29, 2021 0
In the synoptic Gospels, the name Bartholomew always follows Philip in lists of the Twelve. In the Gospel of John, Bartholomew is not mentioned at all; Nathanael is listed instead, after Philip. Likewise, Nathanael’s presence with other disciples at the Sea of Galilee after Jesus’ resurrection suggests that he was
Matthew The Apostle Facts
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Matthew The Apostle Facts

By April 28, 2021 0
The Gospel of Matthew’s author is anonymous, but Matthew the Apostle is traditionally considered the author. The early church claimed he wrote it, and the attribution “according to Matthew” was added possibly as early as the second century. While there are credible arguments against his authorship, no alternative writer
St James the Greater Facts
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St James the Greater Facts

By April 28, 2021 0
The story and history of Saint James the Greater, who was one of the disciples of Jesus. James was prominent amongst the twelve apostles. He was James, the son of Zebedee, who was considered the greater apostle of those called James. James thought to be a cousin of Jesus, by
Jude Thaddeus Facts
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Jude Thaddeus Facts

By April 28, 2021 0
Depending on the translation you use, you may see Jude listed as Jude or Judas. These are two variations of the same Greek name, which is derived from the Hebrew and Aramaic name, Judah.”
Andrew the Apostle Facts
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Andrew the Apostle Facts

By April 28, 2021 0
If Andrew’s life is an example to us, let it be that like he did, we need to be bringing people to Christ. He forsook everything to follow Jesus Christ, including his family, his job security, and even his nation at the latter part of his life.”
John The Apostle Facts
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John The Apostle Facts

By April 28, 2021 0
John wrote more books of the New Testament than anyone except the apostle Paul. His most important work was the Gospel of John, which is the most mystical and symbolic of the gospels. He also wrote Revelation, as mentioned above, and the three letters of John.”
Patron Saint Jude
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Patron Saint Jude

By August 14, 2020 0
For centuries, Saint Jude has been the Patron of desperate cases. People pray to Saint Jude in times when they feel their cause is impossible and they trust that his prayer will help them. How did this come to be? Why is Saint Jude the patron of desperate and desperate
How Did the Apostles Die?
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How Did the Apostles Die?

By August 7, 2020 0
The Holy Apostles appointed by our Lord were martyred because of their faith. Here we look at the death of the apostles which is often asked by the question “How did the Apostles die?”. Research shows us that it is not always straightforward to answer the question correctly for the

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