Saints of the Week

In newspapers and bulletins
around the country

Sts. Peter and Paul

Both apostles share the same feast day, for these two were one. ... Let us embrace what they believed, their life, their labors, their sufferings, their preaching, and their confession of faith.
St. Augustine of Hippo

    Facts about Sts. Peter and Paul

  • Peter was the first Pope and was crucified upside-down in Rome.
  • Paul was the 'Apostle to the Gentiles' and was beheaded in Rome.
  • Peter and Paul counterbalanced the mythical figures of Romulus and Remus and replaced them as patrons of Rome.