Book of Saints – Simeon – 18 February

Saint Simeon, Bishop, Martyr, from Pictorial Lives of the SaintsArticle

(Saint) Bishop Martyr (February 18) (2nd century) The son of Cleophas and a kinsman of Our Blessed Lord. He was one of those present on the Day of Pentecost, and, after the death of the Apostle Saint James the Less, became Bishop of Jerusalem. He governed that Church for over forty years, revered by Jews and Pagans, as by Christians. When over one hundred years of age, he met his death, being crucified in the reign of the Emperor Trajan, about A.D. 112.

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Simeon”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 February 2017. Web. 23 January 2019. <>