St Andrew the Apostle


St Andrew the Apostle is known for being a missionary in Asia Minor and Greece and possibly in modern Russia and Poland. He was one of the first Apostles and is the brother of St Peter and a fisherman by trade. Andrew was a follower of St John the Baptist and he was leading people to Jesus in the early days of the Church. He was martyred on a saltire cross (x-shaped) and preached on it for two days before he died. He is the patron for fisherman.



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Fr. Anthony Casamento

Fr Anthony is a priest of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel, and is currently the Director of Identity and Mission at the Australian Catholic University.

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