About St. James, Apostle and Martyr
Feast Day: Monday, July 25, 2022
St. James is one of the twelve apostles of Jesus and the brother of St. John the Evangelist. They were nicknamed “The Sons of Thunder”. They were fishing with their father Zebedee when Jesus called them to follow him. St. James was one of the three apostles to witness the transfiguration of Jesus.
He is the patron of laborers, veterinarians, equestrians, pharmacists, oyster fishers, woodcarvers, and Spain.