(Saint) Apostle (October 28) (1st century) In the New Testament he is surnamed the Chanansean (of Cana of Galilee), and also Zelotes (the Zealot). Both Greeks and Latins hold that after the Ascension he preached the Gospel in Egypt and in North Africa. He is generally believed to have passed thence into Mesopotamia and Persia, in which latter country he laid down his life for Christ.
- Monks of Ramsgate. “Simon”. , 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 October 2016. Web. 1 May 2017. <>