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  • St. Bartholomew the Apostle
    St. Bartholomew, also know as St. Nathaniel, was chosen to be one of the original twelve Apostles. Little is know for sure of his missionary worker after Christ's Ascension; however, there is an early tradition that he preached the gospel in India and later suffered martyrdom in Armenia, being skinned alive.
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  • St. John the Evangelist
    Born to Zebedee and Salome, St. John the Evangelist grew up around the sea of Galilee. He is one of the most privileged of the disciples, witnessing the transfiguration. He was the only disciple who was stood at the foot of the cross during Christ's passion and after Jesus' death, St. John had the great honor of being the guardian of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He is also credited with writing three Epistles and the fourth Gospel and the book of Revelation.
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  • St. Luke
    St. Luke the Evangelist was born a Greek and a Gentile and is believed to have been a physician prior by profession. A convert to Christianity, he followed Saint Paul and wrote the third Gospel and the Acts of the Apostles.
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  • St. Sebastian
    St. Sebastian was a captain of the Praetorian Guard during the reign of Emperor Diocletian. He secretly brought supplies to persecuted Christians. Emperor Diocletian had Sebastian tied to a tree and shot with arrows. The arrows failed to kill him. He later died as a result of blunt trauma.
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