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St. Peter - (32-67)

Saint Biography

Simon Peter or Cephas, the first pope, Prince of the Apostles, and founder, with St. Paul, of the see of Rome.

Peter was a native of Bethsaida, near Lake Tiberias, the son of John, and worked, like his brother St. Andrew, as a fisherman on Lake Genesareth. Andrew introduced Peter to Jesus, ... Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

The life of St. Peter may be conveniently considered under the following heads:

I. Until the Ascension of Christ
II. St. Peter in Read More


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Daily Readings

Reading 1, Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59
Stephen was filled with grace and power and began to work ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 31:3-4, 6, 7, 8, 17, 21
You are my rock, my rampart; true to your name, lead me and ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 10:17-22
'Be prepared for people to hand you over to sanhedrins and ... Read More

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December 26 Saint of the Day

St. Stephen
December 26: Stephen's name means "crown," and he was the first ... Read More