Apostle Simon

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== Scriptural Reference(s) ==
 
== Scriptural Reference(s) ==
Matthew 10:2-4, among others
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[[Gospel of Matthew|Matthew]] 10:2-4, among others
  
 
== Life ==
 
== Life ==
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.  
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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 [[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.  
  
 
== Martyrdom ==
 
== Martyrdom ==
After converting many to the Christian faith, the pagans tortured and crucified St. Simon.
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After [[conversion|converting]] many to the Christian faith, St. Simon was tortured and crucified by the pagans.
  
 
== Commemoration ==
 
== Commemoration ==
The Church remembers St. Simon the Zealot on May 10
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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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[[Category:Saints]]

Revision as of 09:40, 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 Pentecost, he preached the Gospel in Mauritania in Africa.

Martyrdom

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

Commemoration

The Church remembers St. Simon the Zealot on May 10.

Source

St. Nikolai Velimirovic, The Prologue of Ohrid

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