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The Apostles were the 12 closest followers of Jesus Christ, chosen by him to spread his teachings and baptize all nations. They are Peter, Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Thomas, Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, Judas Iscariot and Matthias. The Apostles’ Creed is a statement of faith based on their teachings. They were sent out by Jesus to preach the gospel and carry out his mission.

The Story of St Jude

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Saint Jude Thaddeus
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Story of St. Jude, also called Judas, Thaddaeus, or Lebbaeus (flourished 1st-century C.E.; Western feast day October 28, Eastern feast days June 19 and August 21), one of the original Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He is the reputed author of the canonical Letter of Jude that warns against the passionate and profane heretics.

The Feast of the Apostles

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The Feast of the Apostles is also called the Synaxis of the Holy Apostles. This celebration is a liturgical feast in honor of the apostles’ martyrdom in Rome, and each of the 12 is commemorated on a different day of the Church calendar.

Story of Saint James, Son of Zebedee

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Saint James the Greater
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The story of St James, son of Zebedee, proves he is one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. He is called ‘the Greater to distinguish him from ‘James the Less,’ another Apostle. He was the first Apostle to be martyred and is also known as the patron saint of Spain.

9 Silent Virtues

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Jesus and His disciples
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Nine silent virtues the apostle portray made us to understand that in other to preach the gospel of Christ, the apostles preached not just be words but by exhibiting certain virtues that shows they were truly the disciples of Christ. This article shares more insight on the silent virtues portrayed by the apostles.

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