Simon, St. and Saint Jude's Day
- A festival of the Church observed on October 28th. The union of these two Apostles on this day of commemoration is intended to teach, as we learn from the Collect, a lesson of Christian love and that oneness or unity of the Church for which our Lord prayed. St. Simon was called to be an Apostle and he is mentioned in Holy Scripture as the "Canaanite" and "Zelotes," both words meaning a zealot. He is supposed to have labored in Egypt and parts of Africa adjacent. One tradition has it that he suffered martyrdom by being sawn asunder in Persia, at the same time with St. Jude who ministered in that country and who was martyred by the Magi. For this reason St. Simon is usually represented in Ecclesiastical art with a saw in his hand. For notice of St. Jude, see Jude, Saint.
American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. William James Miller, M.A., B.D.. 1901.
Look at other dictionaries:
Saint Jude Catholic School — Infobox University name = Saint Jude Catholic School 天主教崇德學校 Paaralang Katolikong San Judas |thumb|Saint Jude Catholic School] motto = Witness to the Word in the World established = July 1963 type = Private affiliation = Roman Catholic, Judenite … Wikipedia
Jude the Apostle — ), though Protestants (for instance, the New International Version translation) usually identify him as Jude son of James .The Gospel of John also once mentions a disciple called Judas not Iscariot (, Jude is omitted, but there is a Thaddeus (or… … Wikipedia
Saint Peter — For other uses, see St. Peter (disambiguation). Saint Peter the Apostle Painting of Saint Peter by Peter Paul Rubens depicting the saint as Pope (1611 1612). Prince of the Apostles, First Pope, Martyr, Preacher … Wikipedia
Saint Andrew — For other uses, see Saint Andrew (disambiguation). Saint Andrew the Apostle Saint Andrew, by José de Ribera Apostle, First called Born early 1st cent … Wikipedia
Saint Joseph — For other uses, see Saint Joseph (disambiguation). Saint Joseph Saint Joseph with the Infant Jesus, Guido Reni (c. 1635) Born Bethlehem … Wikipedia
Jude, Saint — Also called Thaddaeus or Labbaeus, the brother of James, and whose name sometimes appears as Judas, and in one instance it is added in parenthesis, not Iscariot. St. Jude was an Apostle of our Lord and wrote the Epistle which bears his name.… … American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia
Saint Matthew — the Evangelist Saint Matthew and the Angel by Guido Reni Apostle, Evangelist, Martyr Died near Hierapolis or … Wikipedia
Simon the Zealot — St. Simon redirects here. See also Saint Simon. Infobox Saint name=Saint Simon the Zealot birth date= death date= 107 [ [http://www.santiebeati.it/dettaglio/21850 San Simone ] ] feast day=October 28 (Roman Catholic Church); May 10 (Coptic Church) … Wikipedia
Saint Matthias — For other uses, see Saint Matthias (disambiguation). Saint Matthias Workshop of Simone Martini Apostle Born 1st century AD Judaea … Wikipedia
Saint Dominic — For the village in Cornwall, see St Dominic, Cornwall. Saint Dominic de Guzmán Founder Born 1170 Calaruega, Province of Burgos … Wikipedia