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Philip the Apostle

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Saint Philip the Apostle
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Apostel Philippus by Anthonis van Dyck
Apostle and Martyr
Born Born:: Bethsaida, Galilee
Died Died::80 AD, Hierapolis, Asia Minor, by crucifixion
Venerated in All Christianity
Canonized Pre-congregation
Feast May 11 (Roman Catholicism)
November 14 (Eastern Orthodoxy)
May 1 (Anglican Communion)
Attributes Elderly bearded, Saint, and open to God man holding a basket of loaves and a Tau cross
Patronage Hatters; Luxembourg; Pastry chefs; San Felipe Pueblo; Uruguay.

Philip the Apostle (Hebrew: פיליפוס, Filippos; Greek: Φίλιππος, Philippos) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. He was a native of Bethsaida on the Sea of Galilee, like his fellow apostles, the brothers Peter and Andrew. He is said to have preached in Greece, Syria, and Phrygia and was martyred by crucifixion in the city of Hierapolis in Asia Minor.


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