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Saint Paul
Paul de tarse rembrandt.jpg

Paul of Tarsus by Rembrandt (1635)
Apostle to the Gentiles
Born 5 AD4 AD
3765 He
4008 AM
, Tarsus, Cilicia
Died 67 AD66 AD
3827 He
4070 AM
, Rome
Venerated in All Christianity
Canonized Pre-Congregation
Major shrine Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls
Feast January 25 (The Conversion of Paul)
February 10 (Feast of Saint Paul's Shipwreck in Malta)
June 29 (Feast of Saints Peter and Paul)
November 18 (Feast of the dedication of the basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul)
Attributes sword
Patronage Missions, Theologians, Evangelists, rope makers, saddle makers, publishers, swordsmen, and Malta.

Paul the Apostle (Hebrew: שאול התרסי, Shāʼūl HaTarsī; "Saul of Tarsus"; Greek: Παῦλος, Paulos), (5 AD4 AD
3765 He
4008 AM
67 AD66 AD
3827 He
4070 AM
) was, along with St. Peter and St. James the Just, the most notable of Early Christian missionaries. Unlike the Twelve Apostles, Paul did not know Jesus in life but was converted by a miraculous encounter with the voice of Jesus on the Road to Damascus.

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References

  • Vatican archaeologists unearth St. Paul's tomb Vatican archaeologists have unearthed a sarcophagus believed to contain the remains of the Apostle Paul that had been buried beneath Rome's second largest basilica. International Herald Tribune. December 6, 2006.
  • Rome catacomb reveals oldest image of St. Paul Vatican archaeologists using laser technology have discovered what they believe is the oldest image in existence of St Paul the Apostle, dating from the late 4th century, on the walls of catacomb beneath Rome. Boston.com. June 28, 2009.

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