Saint Philip the Apostle

detail of a statue of Saint Philip the Apostle by Giuseppe Mazzuoli, nave of the Basilica of Saint John Lateran, Rome, ItalyMemorial

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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. 3 July 2015. Web. 4 August 2015. <>