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
The Holy Apostle James. Saint James the Greater. Feastday: July 25. Also known
as: Jacobus Major; James the Great. This James is the brother of John the ...
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, ...
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.
detail of a stained glass window of Saint James the Greater; 19th century by F X
... Son of Zebedee and Salome, brother of Saint John the Apostle, and may have
This James is the brother of John the Evangelist. ... Saint James ... they would
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
Find out about Saint James the Greater. Concise Biography, Dates, facts and
information about Saint James the Greater. The Patron Saint James the Greater.
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,
May 25, 2013 ... Biography and Readings for St. James the Apostle, commemorated July ... James
is often called James Major (= greater or elder) to distinguish ...