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Apostle James (son of Alphaeus)

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[[Image:James Son of Alphaeus.JPG|frame|right|Apostle James (Son of Alphaeus)]]
The Holy '''Apostle James''' was the son of [[Apostle Alphaeus|Alphaeus]] and one of the [[Apostles#The_Twelve|twelve]]. He was the brother of the holy [[Apostle Matthew|Evangelist Matthew]]. The Church commemorates the Apostle James on [[October 9]] , and on [[June 30]] with the [[Synaxis]] of the Glorious and All-Praiseworthy Twelve Apostles of [[Christ]].
James heard the Lord's words and witnessed his miracles[[miracle]]s. After the [[Pentecost|Descent of the Holy Spirit]] the Apostle James, Alphaeus, and the [[Apostle Andrew]] the First-Called ([[November 30]]) made [[missionary]] journeys throughout Judea, Edessa, Gaza, and Eleutheropolis, proclaiming the [[Gospel]], healing all sorts of sickness and disease, and converting many to the path of [[salvation]]. St James finished his apostolic work in the Egyptian city of Ostrachina, where he was crucified by the pagans[[pagan]]s.
==Hymns==
==Source==
* [http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?SID=4&ID=1&FSID=102916 Lives Apostle James the Son of Commemorated SaintsAlphaeus] from , October 9 ([[OCA]] Web site)
==External linklinks==*[http://ocafs.oca.org/FeastSaintsViewer.asp?FSID=101852 Apostle James, the Son of Alphaeus], June 30 (OCA)*[http://goarch.org/en/chapel/saints.asp?contentid=233 James the Apostle, son of Alphaeus] ([[GOARCH]])
*[http://www.comeandseeicons.com/groups/ntp05.htm Icon of Apostle James]
[[Category:Biblical Saints|James (son of Alphaeus)]][[Category:Martyrs|James (son of Alphaeus)]][[Category:Saints|James (son of Alphaeus)]]
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