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St. James the Greater

Among the twelve, three were chosen as the familiar companions of our Blessed Lord, and of these James was one. He alone, with Peter and John, was admitted to the house of Jairus when the dead maiden was raised to … Continue reading

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St. Matthias

After our Blessed Lord’s ascension His disciples met together, with Mary His mother, and the eleven apostles, in an upper room at Jerusalem. The little company numbered no more than one hundred and twenty souls. They were waiting for the … Continue reading

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Sts. Philip and James

Philip was one of the first chosen disciples of Christ. On the way from Judaea to Galilee, Our Lord found Philip, and said, “Follow Me.” Philip straightway obeyed; and then in his zeal and charity sought to win Nathaniel also, … Continue reading

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