Book of Saints – Philip the Apostle

detail of a stained glass window of Saint Philip the Apostle; 19th century by F X Zettler, Munich, Germany; parish church of Saint Alban, Gutenzell-Hürbel, Biberach, Germany; photographed in January 2015 by Andreas Praefcke; swiped from Wikimedia CommonsArticle

(Saint) (May 1) (1st century) One of the Twelve, a native of Bethsaida, and several times mentioned in the Gospels. After the Ascension, he is believed to have preached Christianity in Asia Minor and to have laid down his life for Christ at Hierapolis in Phrygia (A.D. 80). His Relics are venerated in Rome.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Philip the Apostle”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 6 November 2016. Web. 22 January 2019. <>