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Saint Peter (Apostle, Epistle writer, 1st Pope)

Also known as Cephas, Kepha ,Prince of the Apostles, Simeon, Simon ,Simon barJonah, Simon ben Jonah, Simon Peter

Memorial 29 June (feast of Peter and Paul) 22 February (feast of the Chair of Peter, emblematic of the world unity of the Church) 18 November (feast of the dedication of the Basilicas of Peter and Paul)

Profile Fisherman. Brother of Saint Andrew the Apostle who led him to Christ. Apostle. Renamed "Peter" (rock) by Jesus to indicate that Peter would be the rock-like foundation on which the Church would be built. Bishop. Miracle worker. First Pope. Born as Simon

Died martyred c.64 crucified head downward because he claimed he was not worthy to die in the same manner as Christ

Canonized Pre-Congregation

Name Meaning rock

Patronage against frenzy ,bakers , clock makers, cobblers , feet problems, fever ,fishermen, net makers ,ship builders shipwrights, shoemakers, stone masons Universal Church ,watch makers,

Representation bald man, often with a fringe of hair on the sides and a tuft on top, book, cock ,keys ,man crucified head downwards, man holding a key or keys, man robed as a pope and bearing keys and a double-barred cross reversed cross

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