James, son of Zebedee was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and
traditionally considered the first apostle to be martyred. He was a son of Zebedee
and Salome, and brother of John the Apostle. He ...
Saint James the Greater is known as the first apostle to die. As he was not
allowed to be buried following ... Saints Fun Facts - St. Francis of Assisi. Learn
Saint James, also called James, son of Zebedee, or James the Greater (born ,
Galilee, Palestine—died 44 ce, Jerusalem; feast day July 25) one of the Twelve ...
St. James, known as the Greater, in order to distinguish him from the other ... Like
his brother, he was active in the work of evangelization after the death of Jesus, ...
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information about Saint James the Greater. The Patron Saint James the Greater.
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indeed drink the cup and share his baptism of pain and death, but that sitting ...
This James, sometimes called James the Greater, is not to be confused with
Jul 5, 2016 ... The tomb of the Apostle St. James the Greater in Compostela, Spain ... This
pilgrimage was not about an earthly accomplishment or success.
ST. JAMES, the brother of St. John Evangelist, son of Zebedee and Salome, and
nearly ... most ready to renounce every thing if God's greater glory should require
it. .... before Easter, in the year 43, about fourteen years after the death of Christ.
Jul 25, 2006 ... Today we celebrate the Feastday of St. James. He is called St. James the Greater
in order to distinguish him from the other St. James, who was ...
Saints Resource - Educational library for saints of the Church ... James was
called “the Greater” because he was either older or taller than the other ... Some
stories say he traveled to Spain to preach there before his death, but there is no