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St. Peter Ceramic Plaque

Item Number: 13381

Catalog Code: P43


Peter Ceramic Plaque

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Peter (Petros, Petrus, Pietro, Pedro, Petro, Petr, Pierre, Piers, Pieter, Pierce, Pere) [died c. 64], Apostle and martyr. By patronym Simon, he was given the name Peter (rock) and made leader of the Apostles by Jesus, who called both him and his brother St. Andrew from their trade as fishermen to discipleship. He is patron of popes. His feast days are June 29, February 22 and November 18.




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9"  (22.8 cm)
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St. Simon the Apostle

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 10/28


Patron Of: Curriers, Sawmen, Sawyers, Tanners

Also known as
    Nathanael of Cana
    Simon Kananaios
    Simon Kananites
    Simon the Cananean
    Simon the Zealot
    Simon Zealotes

Memorial
    28 October (Roman Church)
    10 May (Coptic Church)

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    Apostle. Called the Cananean or Zealot because of his zeal for the Jewish law; he was not from Cana, nor a member of the Zealot party. Like all the Apostles, he was a convert, and was trained by Saint Peter the Apostle. Evangelized in Egypt and Mesopotamia, though there are traditions of him being in several other locations. Several places claim to have been the site of his martyrdom.

Died
    martyred; Abyssinians claim he was crucified in Samaria; Lipsius says he was sawn in half at Suanir, Persia; Moses of Chorene writes that he was martyred at Weriosphora in Iberia; many locations claim to have relics including Toulouse, France, and Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy

Patronage
    curriers
    sawmen
    sawyers
    tanners



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