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St. Thomas

Fact File

  • Born in Galilee
  • Also known as Doubting Thomas
  • He doubted that Jesus’ resurrection when he was first told
  • One of the twelve disciples
  • Patron saint of India, Sri Lanka and Pula in Croatia
  • Feast Day - 3 July

Tutor Group S

St. Simon Peter

Fact File

  • Born in Bethsaida
  • Jesus promised Simon Peter to be the “Rock of my church”
  • One of the twelve disciples
  • He was the first Pope
  • He was a fisherman
  • Feast Day - 29" June

Form Tutor P

St. Paul

Fact File

  • Born in Tarsus, Turkey
  • Also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus
  • He taught the Gospel of Christ to the first-century world
  • Paul is considered one of the most important figures of the Apostolic age
  • Patron saint of missions and theologians
  • Feast Day — 29" June

Tutor Group MK

St. Mark

Fact File

  • Born in Cyrene, Libya but was a Turkish National
  • Also known as St. Mark the Evangelist
  • The author of the Gospel of Mark
  • His symbol is the winged lion
  • He is the patron Saint of barristers and Venice
  • Feast Day - 25th April

Tutor Group M

St. Matthew

Fact File

  • Born in Galilee
  • Also known as St. Matthew the Evangelist
  • Wrote the first gospel which appears in the New Testament
  • One of the twelve disciples
  • Was a tax collector so is the patron saint of bankers
  • Feast Day - 21% September

Tutor Group L

St. Luke

Fact File

  • Born in Antioch, Turkey
  • One of the four Evangelists
  • Author of the Gospel of Luke and Acts of the Apostles
  • Patron saint of artists, physicians, bachelors, surgeons, students and butchers
  • Feast Day - 18*° October