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Philip, Saint 

One of the twelve apostles. Philip was from Bethsaida in Galilee. He seems to have belonged to a small group who were under the influence of John the Baptist. In the synoptic gospels there is no mention of Philip except in the lis (Jn 1:45-46). Eusebius and other early church writers contend that Philip preached the gospel in Phrygia and died in Hierapolis. Philip is commemorated in the Episcopal calendar of the church year on May 1, along with St. James the Less. One of the twelve apostles. Philip was from Bethsaida in Galilee. He seems to have belonged to a small group who were under the influence of John the Baptist. In the synoptic gospels there is no mention of Philip except in the lists of apos 




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