Saint James the Greater

Saint James the Greater was one of Jesus’ first disciples and is the patron saint of Spain. He is thought to be Jesus’ cousin, as the son of his aunt. His remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia and his feast day is July 25th. He is distinguished from the other apostle of the same name by being called “Saint James the Greater”. He was martyred for his faith, and is remembered for his dedication to Christ.

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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.

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