Apostle Simon

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== Scriptural Reference(s) ==
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The holy, glorious and all-laudable '''Apostle Simon the Zealot''' was one of the Twelve [[Apostles]] of [[Jesus Christ]], referenced in [[Gospel of Matthew|Matthew]] 10:2-4 and other places in [[Holy Scripture]].  His [[feast day]] is [[May 10]].
[[Gospel of Matthew|Matthew]] 10:2-4, among others
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== Life ==
 
== Life ==
The holy, glorious and all-laudable '''Apostle Simon''' was born in Cana of Galilee and was one of the [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]]. He was the groom at the wedding feast where [[Christ]] changed the water into wine ([[Gospel of John|Jn.]] 2:1-11). Because of that [[miracle]], St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ. After [[Pentecost]], he preached the [[Gospel]] in Mauritania in Africa.  
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Simon was born in Cana of Galilee and was one of the [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]]. He was the groom at the wedding feast where [[Christ]] changed the water into wine ([[Gospel of John|John]] 2:1-11). Because of that [[miracle]], St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ. After [[Pentecost]], he preached the [[Gospel]] in Mauritania in Africa.  
  
 
== Martyrdom ==
 
 
After [[conversion|converting]] many to the Christian faith, St. Simon was tortured and crucified by the pagans.
 
After [[conversion|converting]] many to the Christian faith, St. Simon was tortured and crucified by the pagans.
 
 
== Feast Day ==
 
The Church remembers St. Simon the Zealot on [[May 10]].
 
 
  
 
== Source ==
 
== Source ==
St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
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*St. [[Nikolai Velimirovic]], ''The [[Prologue of Ohrid]]''
  
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Revision as of 06:17, August 2, 2005

The holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostle Simon the Zealot was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, referenced in Matthew 10:2-4 and other places in Holy Scripture. His feast day is May 10.

Life

Simon was born in Cana of Galilee and was one of the Twelve Great Apostles. He was the groom at the wedding feast where Christ changed the water into wine (John 2:1-11). Because of that miracle, St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ. After Pentecost, he preached the Gospel in Mauritania in Africa.

After converting many to the Christian faith, St. Simon was tortured and crucified by the pagans.

Source

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