(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.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Simeon”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 17 February 2017. Web. 27 February 2017. <>