Sts Phillip & James, Apostles – 03 May
Philip was born at Bethsaida and started as a disciple of John the Baptist. After the Baptist’s death he followed Christ.
James, a cousin of the Lord, was the son of Alphaeus. He ruled the Church at Jerusalem; wrote an epistle; led an austere life; and converted many Jews to the Faith. He was crowned with martyrdom in the year 62.