Feast of Saint Simon and Saint Jude, Apostles |

Posted on October 28, 2016 by Catholicism Pure & Simple   Saints Simon the Zealot and Jude (Thaddeus) October 28th is the feast of Saint Simon the Zealot and Saint Jude Thaddeus, two of the twelve Apostles named by Jesus. They share a common feast day because, according to later tradition, they ministered in Persia [...]

Saint Matthew Saint of the Day for 21 September

Apostle and evangelist. The name Matthew is derived from the Hebrew Mattija, being shortened to Mattai in post-Biblical Hebrew. In Greek it is sometimes spelled Maththaios, BD, and sometimes Matthaios, CEKL, but grammarians do not agree as to which of the two spellings is the original. Matthew is spoken of five times in the New [...]

saint of the day 29th June

Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul   Lived: (d. 64 & 67) | Feast Day: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Peter (d. 64?). St. Mark ends the first half of his Gospel with a triumphant climax. He has recorded doubt, misunderstanding and the opposition of many to Jesus. Now Peter makes his great confession of faith: [...]