The holy, glorious, all-laudable '''Apostle Alphaeus''' is numbered among the [[Apostles|Seventy Apostles]]. He was the father of the [[Apostle James (son of Alphaeus)|Apostle James]] and the [[Apostle Matthew]], two of the [[Apostles|Twelve Great Apostles]]. He reposed in peace, and his [[feast day]] is on [[May 26]].
St. Alphaeus is referenced in the [[Gospels]] of [[Gospel of Matthew|Matthew]] (10:3), [[Gospel of Mark|Mark]] (3:18)
]], and [[Gospel of Luke|Luke]] (6:15), along with a mention in the [[Acts of the Apostles]] (1:13).
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