St. James (Apostle)

St. James, called the Greater, preached the Gospel in Judea, Samaria, and Spain. On his return to Jerusalem, Herod condemned him to death; he was neheaded in 42. His body was conveyed to Compostella in Spain, and is venerated by many pilgrims.

Red *Class II

Holy Day of Obligation: 
No
Date: 
Sat, 07/25/2015

Latin Rite Mass