ST. PETER the APOSTLE – Patron of Butchers/Fisherman
Peter is widely recognized as the first Pope of Christianity as well as one of Jesus’s twelve Apostles and brother of St Andrew the Apostle. After Jesus’s Ascension, he was made head of the Apostles until his own crucification. He purportedly was crucified upside-down as he felt unworthy to die as Jesus did.
b.c.1 Bethsaida d. c.64 Rome, Italy
Patronage: Bakers, Butchers, Fishermen, Frenzy, Foot problems, Harvesters
Feast Day: June 29
Memorial Day June 29