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The Stories of God’s Messengers

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.

These 12 Apostles’ Stories show the remarkable faith the disciples had once becoming an apostle. During their time preaching the gospel their life was difficult.

From a disciple to an apostle. The stories are 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.

In case you would like to have your story about the apostles added here to our site then please do contact us.

the great 12 apostles stories the communion of the apostles, oil on canvas painting in the museum of fine arts in boston,
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The Communion of the Apostles, Oil on canvas painting in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston,
Lucas Jordán, Luca Jordanus, Luca Fa Presto
  • 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 the National Shrine of St Jude in Chicago, Illinois
  • Saint Matthias: buried in the St. Matthias’ Abbey in Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

There are so many stories and we welcome you to share your biblical Apostle story.

Does any of the apostles have a special meaning for you? Then we, and especially our audience, would love to read your story. Contact us today by sending your story to us.

The Great 12 Apostles Stories

the legacy of the 12 apostles

The Legacy of the 12 Apostles

By March 19, 2023 0
The apostles established the foundations of Christian belief and practice, spreading the message of Jesus and enduring persecution to establish the early Church. Their writings provided a framework for Christian theology and continue to inspire Christians today.
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Saint Matthew Tapestries

By March 11, 2023 0
Have you ever heard of the stunning Saint Matthew tapestries that adorn many churches throughout Europe? These beautiful works of art have been masterfully woven and designed for hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years. Not only do they depict religious scenes from scripture, but these tapestries also serve as vivid
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Statue of Saint Peter

By March 8, 2023 0
A statue of Saint Peter is an inspiring symbol of faith and can be a meaningful addition to any home. With thoughtful placement, candles, or other religious artifacts nearby, you can create an eye-catching display that reminds you of the importance of having a strong moral compass in your life.
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Patron Saint of

By March 7, 2023 0
The apostles were some of Jesus’ closest followers and they have been an inspiration to billions over centuries. As a result, these twelve men have come to be appreciated and honored by many cultures around the world. In Christianity, each apostle is associated with certain areas or causes due to
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Statue of Saint Thomas

By January 30, 2023 0
Are you looking to strengthen your faith and fill your home with symbols of the Catholic Church? Look no further than a handcrafted statue of Saint Thomas the Apostle! Representing one of Jesus’ original twelve disciples, Saint Thomas is depicted in various cultures as an influential figure for centuries. Not
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Garden Sacred Haven

By January 24, 2023 0
Getting away from it all by creating a sacred haven in your garden can be very peaceful, calming and most of all spiritual. Whether you’re Catholic or not, discovering how to spend more time outdoors crafting a special place for yourself to commune with nature and find inner peace
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Mark and Luke

By October 27, 2022 0
Why are Mark and Luke not named as disciples? According to Christian tradition, they were disciples of apostles. Mark was a disciple of Peter while Luke was a disciple of Paul. Some Protestants insist that they must have been disciples of Jesus. Because those Protestants insist on treating the gospels
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Story of St Mark

By October 27, 2022 0
The story of Saint Mark proves he was one of Christ’s 70 disciples and the four evangelists, Saint Mark was born in Cyrene, Libya but his date of birth is unknown. He traveled with Saint Barnabas and Saint Paul on many religious missions, during which he founded the Church of Alexandria.
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Saint Luke

By October 26, 2022 0
Story of Apostle Luke in the Bible, St. Luke is believed to be the author of the Gospel that bears his name as well as of the Acts of the Apostles. The gospel of Luke focuses on the poor and oppressed, encouraging tenderness and compassion for the less fortunate.
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Apostle Preaching

By October 26, 2022 0
What did the Apostles preach? The Lord Jesus called some disciples, not only 12 but also at least 70. He sent them out and charged them to preach the kingdom, saying, “The kingdom of the heavens has drawn near
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Fast of the 12 Disciples

By October 25, 2022 0
The apostle fast is proof that, just as Christ fasted 40 days after the Holy Spirit descended upon Him like a dove, the Apostles also fasted after the day of Pentecost. The spirit of God descended upon them and also spoke to them.
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12 Apostles after the death of Jesus

By October 20, 2022 0
According to the Christian Gospels of Mark and Matthew, after Jesus’ death and ascension, his Apostles “went out and preached everywhere.” This is described in Mark 16:19 and 20, as well as Matthew 28:19 and 20. They dispersed to different areas of the world, according to a legend reported by Eusebius.
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Story of Paul in the Bible

By October 7, 2022 0
The story of Paul the apostle shares detailed insight into how Paul was a Greek-speaking Jew from Asia Minor. His birthplace, Tarsus, was a major city in eastern Cilicia, a region that had been made part of the Roman province of Syria by the time of Paul’s adulthood. Two of
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The Inner Disciples of Jesus Christ

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Catholics believe that Jesus had an inner circle of disciples who were close to him and saw his teachings and miracles firsthand. Who were these disciples, and what can we learn from them about following Jesus? This post looks at the evidence for who Jesus’s inner circle might have been
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Who was the 13th Apostle

By August 21, 2022 0
After Judas Iscariot committed suicide, the other 11 apostles cast lots for a replacement, and the lot fell on Matthias and he automatically became a replacement for Judas.
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Why Did Jesus pick Judas Iscariot as his disciple?

By August 21, 2022 0
Why did Jesus choose Judas as one of his disciples? Judas was chosen by Jesus because it was part of God’s plan. While speaking to a large gathering of followers, Jesus offers us the first hint that He will be betrayed.
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The position of Peter in the apostolic church

By May 26, 2022 0
It’s no secret that Peter is a controversial figure in Christianity. He allegedly denied Jesus three times, and some people say he can’t be trusted. But what if I told you that Peter was actually one of the most important figures in the apostolic church? It might surprise you to
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The Impact of Religion and Faith on the Life of Apostle John

By May 19, 2022 0
In the Life of Apostle John who was initially a fisherman before God called him to be a disciple. He was a son to Zebedee from the town of Galilea and a brother to Mark.
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Story of Judas Iscariot in the Bible

By May 14, 2022 0
The story of Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve disciples, is notorious for betraying Jesus. According to all four canonical gospels, Judas betrayed Jesus to the Sanhedrin in the Garden of Gethsemane by kissing him and addressing him as “rabbi” (teacher).
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What happened to Matthias in the Bible?

By May 14, 2022 0
The story of Apostle Matthias who was a replacement of Judas Iscariot shares a deep insight into how he preached the Gospel to barbarians and meat-eaters in the interior of Ethiopia, where the sea harbor of Hyssus is, at the mouth of the river Phasis. He died at Sebastopolis and
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Story of St. James the Less

By May 13, 2022 0
The story of apostle James the less shares insight on how James was called by Jesus to be a disciple sometime after the call of James, son of Zebedee, which led to his identification as James “the Lesser. James the Less was traditionally commemorated with St. Philip.
story of st. thomas the apostle

Story of St. Thomas the Apostle

By May 13, 2022 0
The story of Apostle Thomas shares insight on how Thomas is famous for having doubted the Resurrection of Jesus and for demanding physical proof of the wounds of Christ’s Crucifixion. The phrase “doubting Thomas” was coined for his lack of faith.
story of peter in the bible

Story of Peter in the Bible

By May 12, 2022 0
The story of Apostle Bartholomew shares a deep insight into how he was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. Saint Bartholomew is credited with many miracles related to the weight of objects. He was martyred in Armenia, being either decapitated or skinned alive.
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Origins of the words Disciple and Apostle

By April 21, 2022 0
Facts about an Apostle and a Disciple proves that an apostle is personally selected by Jesus and is also a disciple. A disciple is anyone who follows the teaching of Jesus Christ.
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Story of Bartholomew the Apostle

By April 19, 2022 0
The story of Apostle Bartholomew shares a deep insight into how he was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. Saint Bartholomew is credited with many miracles related to the weight of objects. He was martyred in Armenia, being either decapitated or skinned alive.
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Story of John the Apostle

By April 19, 2022 0
The story of the Apostle John proves John was the son of Zebedee, a Galilean fisherman, and Salome. Apostle John and his brother James happened to be the first disciples of Jesus Christ. In the Gospel According to Mark, he is always mentioned after James and was undoubtedly the younger
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Were the Apostles Married?

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Difference between Apostles and Disciples

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How do I become a Disciple of God?

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The Story of St Jude

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The Story of Saint Philip

By December 11, 2021 0
The story of Philip the Apostle proves he was one of the 12 main disciples of Jesus Christ. Philip is described as a disciple from the city of Bethsaida, and the evangelist connects him with Andrew and Peter, who were from the same town.
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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.
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The Story of St Andrew

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The story of Saint Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, shows he was a Christian Apostle and the older brother to St. Peter. Saint Andrew’s Day is November 30. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland, Greece, and Russia and was Christ’s first disciple.
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The Biblical Story of Saint Matthew

By November 30, 2021 0
The story of Saint Matthew in the Bible proves he was one of Jesus’ disciples. Matthew/Levi is an important figure in the gospels of Mark and Matthew because whoever he was, he was instrumental in inviting Jesus to dinner and mingling with other tax-collectors and sinners.
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The 12 Symbols of the Apostles

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“The church historically has symbols for the twelve apostles that most Christians don’t recognize or even realize. Symbols of apostles give insight into these companions of Christ to identify them, several Christian saints are traditionally represented by a symbol or iconic motif associated with their lives, known as an attribute
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St. Peter Biography

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St Peter’s story, according to the gospels, portrays Peter as the first apostle to declare faith in Jesus as the Christ during his career. Jesus chose the name Peter, which means “rock,” to suggest that he would be the rock-like anchor for the unity of the Church.
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Story of Saint James, Son of Zebedee

By September 27, 2021 0
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The Calling of the Disciples

By September 25, 2021 0
The calling of the disciples made us understand that Jesus called 12 men unto the works of his Father. In the Gospel of John, the first disciples are also disciples of John the Baptist, and one of them is identified as Andrew, the brother of Apostle Peter.
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The Jobs of the 12 Disciples

By September 12, 2021 0
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The Untold Truth of the 12 Disciples

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Challenges of the 12 Disciples

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Challenges of the 12 Disciples of Jesus Christ such as temptations, persecution, false teachings, death, etc made us understand that the 12 Disciples of Jesus underwent certain challenges of which they were able to scale through some and also became victims of some challenges.
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Apostle of Jesus

By August 8, 2021 0
Apostle is one assigned for a mission: such as. a: one of an authoritative New Testament groups sent out to preach the Gospel and made up predominantly of Christ’s 12 original disciples and Paul.
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Faith – What Did the Apostles Teach

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What did the Apostles teach? We know that the holy apostles went into different parts of the world to spread the Gospel.
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9 Silent Virtues

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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
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The Spiritual Encounter of the Apostles

By June 14, 2021 0
The spiritual encounter of the apostles in the upper room, which is the original site of the Pentecost and another name for the Upper Room, Jesus Christ reminded the Apostles that His truest followers are those who serve one another, not those who expect to be served.
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12 Disciples Strengths and Weaknesses

By May 28, 2021 0
The 12 disciples all had their strengths and weaknesses during and after Christ ascension. We have been researching these strenghts and weaknesses of the apostles and wrote this article for you to read. Hope you enjoy this article, give us your comments at the bottom or find us on Facebook.
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The 12 Apostles and their Characteristics

By May 7, 2021 4
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.
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Patron Saint of Lost Causes

By August 14, 2020 2
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
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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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