Theory 1: He died “peacefully at Edessa,” which is now somewhere in modern-day Turkey. Theory 2: This Catholic website also alleged Simon the Zealot died in Edessa, but was crucified. Theory 3: He was a missionary in Africa, and then England, where he was crucified around 74 AD.
According to tradition, St . Peter was crucified upside down because he felt unworthy to die in the same manner as Jesus Christ .
Some of the purported relics were returned to Patras in the 1960s and enshrined in the Basilica of St. Andrew, constructed in the Byzantine style in the early 20th century. Others are housed in several churches throughout Europe, including St. Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh and the Church of St.
James ‘ zeal for Jesus resulted in his being the first of the twelve apostles to be martyred. He was killed with the sword on order of King Herod Agrippa I of Judea, about 44 A.D., in a general persecution of the early church.
Mary Magdalene’s life after the Gospel accounts. According to Eastern tradition, she accompanied St. John the Apostle to Ephesus, where she died and was buried. John the Evangelist to Ephesus (near modern Selçuk, Turkey), where she died and was buried.
The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon , who is called Peter , and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee , and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus ; Simon the Cananaean, and Judas Iscariot , who betrayed him.
Following the arrest of Jesus , Peter denied knowing him three times , but after the third denial, heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly. This final incident is known as the Repentance of Peter.
Jesus ‘ prediction of Peter’s death Jesus then describes Peter’s future to him, and says “someone else will dress you and lead you where you do not want to go” (John 21:18, NIV). According to a tradition found in the apocryphal Acts of Peter , Peter was crucified upside-down.
The image of the gates in popular culture is a set of large gold, white or wrought-iron gates in the clouds, guarded by Saint Peter ( the keeper of the “keys to the kingdom”). Those not fit to enter heaven are denied entrance at the gates, and descend into Hell.
Saint Matthias , (flourished 1st century ad, Judaea; d. traditionally Colchis, Armenia; Western feast day February 24, Eastern feast day August 9), the disciple who, according to the biblical Acts of the Apostles 1:21–26, was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot after Judas betrayed Jesus .
According to Luke, the only gospel in which they appear, Jesus appointed them and sent them out in pairs on a specific mission which is detailed in the text. In Western Christianity, they are usually referred to as disciples , whereas in Eastern Christianity they are usually referred to as Apostles .
John the Apostle John , who was both a witness and a teacher, “who reclined upon the bosom of the Lord”, and, being a priest, wore the sacerdotal plate. He fell asleep at Ephesus. Augustine of Hippo (354 – 430 AD) also believed that John was the Beloved Disciple , in his Tractates on the Gospel of John .
The Church Fathers identify him as John the Evangelist , John of Patmos , John the Elder and the Beloved Disciple , and testify that he outlived the remaining apostles and that he was the only one to die of natural causes.
_ invited a friend, “Come and see,” Right after he answered Christ’s “Come, follow me.” By _ Iscariot Christ was betrayed. To him 30 pieces of silver were paid.
Matthew has two post- Resurrection appearances, the first to Mary Magdalene and “the other Mary” at the tomb, and the second, based on Mark 16:7, to all the disciples on a mountain in Galilee, where Jesus claims authority over heaven and Earth and commissions the disciples to preach the gospel to the whole world.