Saint Simon the Zealot
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Saint Simon the Zealot
 

Born     Cana or Canaan
Died     ~65 or ~107 place of death disputed. Possibly Pella, Armenia; Suanir, Persia, Edessa, Caistor
Honored in     
             Roman Catholic Church
             Eastern Orthodox Church
             Coptic Church
             Oriental Orthodox Churches
             Eastern Catholic Churches
            Anglican Church
             Lutheran Church
             Islam
Major shrine     relics claimed by many places, including Toulouse; Saint Peter's Basilica[2]
Feast     
           October 28 (Western Christianity)
            May 10 (Coptic Church)
Attributes     boat; cross and saw; fish (or two fishes); lance; man being sawn in two longitudinally; oar
Patronage     curriers; sawyers; tanners
Tradition also claims he died peacefully at Edessa



 






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