Saint 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 CommonsMemorial

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Disciple of Saint John the Baptist. Convert. One of the Twelve Apostle. Brought Saint Nathanael to Christ. Confidant of Jesus. Little is known about him, but scriptural episodes give the impression of a shy, naive, but practical individual. Preached in Greece and Asia Minor. Martyr.

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MLA Citation

  • “Saint Philip the Apostle“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 May 2016. Web. 26 August 2016. <>