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Saints related to Patron-of-tanners

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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. James the Greater
    St. James the Greater was one of the original twelve apostles. The son of Zebedee, he is often referred to as “the Greater” as a way of distinguishing him from the apostle James, brother of Jude. St. James the Greater preached in Spain and was later martyred back in Jerusalem in the first official persecution of the Church.
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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. Lawrence
    St. Lawrence was a deacon who lived in the 3rd century, a time of great persecution of Christians in Rome. He was brought before a judge, who ordered a slow, painful death, that he be grilled over a small fire. As he was dying, St. Lawrence joke, "Turn me over, I'm done on this side."
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  • St. Mary Magdalene
    Christ cleansed St. Mary Magdalene of seven evil demons, which began her repentance and love for Christ. She is the woman who washed Jesus's feet with her tears and anointed them with expensive perfume. She is also the woman who went to the tomb and saw Jesus.
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  • St. Simon
    St. Simon, sometimes known as Simeon, is said to be a cousin of Jesus and is listed among the apostles. He became bishop of Jerusalem following the death of St. James the Lesser. Simon was condemned by Trajan to death, tortured and crucified.
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