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    in Rome. While some modern scholars question whether the Apostle Peter was ever in Rome, he is certainly the most celebrated Apostle of the city. A simple example of this is that the largest basilica in Rome (and one of the largest in the world) is named in honor of Saint Peter. The Apostle Paul's existence in Rome is less disputed and even though he is less commemorated nearly two millennia later. The circumstances surrounding Peter and Paul's arrivals in Rome, their ministries in Rome, and their

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    Saint Peter was born in Bethsaida Gaulanitis, Syria Roman Empire at around 1 AD. Peter’s feast day is on the twenty ninth of June. Bethsaida Gaulanitis was near where the Jordan River enters the Sea of Gennesaret. This place was abandoned at around 65 AD. Peter’s original name appointed to him by his parents was Simon, it became Peter when Jesus changed his name. His father’s name was Jonah. Jonah was a physically strong individual, hence he became a fisherman. Peter deeply followed in his father’s

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    I chose Saint Peter as my Saint because he was one of Jesus’ favorite disciples out of the Twelve Apostles. Although Peter was characterized as having a short temper, Jesus most often addressed him before all the other disciples. Peter was short tempered and was easily angered, but Jesus didn’t see him as these characteristics, He saw him through his heart. Peter was born in Bethsaida, Galilee, and was the son of Jonah. He had a brother named Andrew and were both fisherman on the Sea of Tiberias

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    The four marks of our church are what we believe as Roman Catholics our church to be. We state these beliefs in the Nicene Creed and they are also shown in many other parts of our faith. Only the Roman Catholic Church reflects the fullness of these marks. It is through these marks that salvation can be achieved. These marks include One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostalic. The meaning of the first mark of the church is that we are united in our creed as well as other teachings, the celebration

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    body of Saint Teresa. However, Saint Teresa is clothed in flowing garments that depict her inner turmoil whereas Jesus is only wearing a cloth. The limp body of Saint Teresa demonstrates that she is giving her life over to God as the angel prepares to pierce her heart with the arrow. It represents that she is passing from one life into the next, a life full of God and the Holy Spirit, much as Jesus is passing from life on Earth into Heaven. Bernini also uses light to illuminate the body of Saint Teresa

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    Saint Andrew is widely known as one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. He was born in Bethsaida of Galilee and was the brother of another apostle, Simon, later known as Peter. Saint Andrew was also the son of a fisherman, Jonas, which is how he gravitated to the lifestyle of being a fisherman. In Capernaum, the family had a house where Jesus stayed while preaching in that particular city. Saint Andrew is known as the first apostle chosen by Jesus. Although, Saint Andrew was the first one chosen

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    Which is fitting, due to Saint Peter being a Pope. Which lionizes the intense feeling of catastrophe of crucifying the first Pope, which had been ordered by Roman Emperor Nero Augustus Caesar. Focusing on Saint Peter himself in this painting, is quite the opposite of an idealist Saint Peter. Saint Peter is not depicted as a strong, fair man. He is instead depicted as a crabby, unkempt, old man whom is being crucified

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    Mary Magdalene and St. Peter of Verona (or St. Peter Martyr) are two wooden, Italian works of art on display in the Greendale Special Collections and Archives in the Olin Library. The depiction of Mary Magdalene predates St. Peter of Verona by about a century, made in the early 16th century, with St. Peter of Verona coming into fruition in the 17th century. The two works are similar in subject, that of the Catholic saint. Despite their similar functions and purposes, they are products of their own

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    of many other beautiful churches and basilicas. Some of these include basilicas such as: Santa Maria Maggiore, St. Giovanni in Lateran, and St. Peter in Chains and churches like St. Peter Outside the Walls and San Giuseppe del Falegnami/ Mamertine Prison. These churches and basilicas through their history, art, architecture, and relics or tombs of saints create a rich and intriguing history of ancient Rome. Santa Maria Maggiore HISTORY: Santa Maria Maggiore was created in 350 AD by

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    Before having his last supper and being crucified, Jesus Christ walked up a mountain to pray with three of his disciples, Peter, John and James. As the three slept, Christ was visited by the spirits of Moses and Elijah who told him that he would have to sacrifice himself in Jerusalem. Once the disciples awoke, they were greeted by Christ who was covered in holy light as a voice in large clouds told them: “This is my son, whom I have chosen; listen to him.” As they all went down the mountain, Christ

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