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Category:Saint Thomas

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Saint Thomas - Apostle
Born: 1st century AD, Galilee
Died: 21 December 72, Mylapore (modern day India)
Honored in: Assyrian Church of the East, Catholic Church. Eastern Orthodox Church, Oriental Orthodox Churches, Anglican Communion, Lutheran Church
Respected and honored in: Protestant Churches
Canonized: Pre-Congregation
Feast: July 3 (Roman Catholic Church's Latin, Syriac and Syro-Malabar components, but 21 December in the pre-1970 Roman Calendar)
21 December (Episcopal Church USA)
26 Pashons (Coptic Orthodox Church)
Thomas Sunday (the 1st Sunday after Easter, October 6, and June 30 Synaxis of the Apostles) (Eastern Orthodox Church)
Attributes: The Twin, placing his finger in the side of Christ, spear (means of martyrdom), square (his profession, a builder)
Patronage: Architects, Builders, India, and others.

---excerpt from the Illustrated Bible Dictionary.

Didymus - (Gr. twin = Heb. Thomas , (q.v.), John 11:16; John 20:24; John 21:2.


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