Apostle Simon

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'''Scriptural Reference(s)''': Matthew 10:2-4, among others
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== Scriptural Reference(s) ==
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Matthew 10:2-4, among others
  
St. 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 [[Jesus|Christ]] changed the water into wine (Jn. 2:1-11). Because of that miracle, St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ.  
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== Life ==
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St. 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 [[Jesus|Christ]] changed the water into wine (Jn. 2:1-11). Because of that miracle, St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ. After Pentacost, he preached the Gospel in Mauritania in Africa.  
  
After Pentacost, he preached the Gospel in Mauritania in Africa. After converting many to the Christian faith, the pagans tortured and crucified St. Simon.
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== Martyrdom ==
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After converting many to the Christian faith, the pagans tortured and crucified St. Simon.
  
The Church commemorates St. Simon the Zealot on May 10
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== Commemoration ==
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The Church remembers St. Simon the Zealot on May 10
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== Source ==
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St. Nikolai Velimirovic', ''The Prologue of Ohrid"
  
 
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[[Category:Saints]]

Revision as of 09:05, August 1, 2005

Contents

Scriptural Reference(s)

Matthew 10:2-4, among others

Life

St. 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 (Jn. 2:1-11). Because of that miracle, St. Simon left his home, parents and bride to follow Christ. After Pentacost, he preached the Gospel in Mauritania in Africa.

Martyrdom

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

Commemoration

The Church remembers St. Simon the Zealot on May 10


Source

St. Nikolai Velimirovic', The Prologue of Ohrid"

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