St Philip the Apostle Statue
Made of pewter, comes in deluxe gift box with laminated prayer card.
Philip was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. The Gospel of John states that he was called by Jesus to be his follower; that he introduced Nathaniel (sometimes identified with Bartholomew) to Jesus. Other passages in the Gospel of John include: Jesus asking Philip what it would cost to buy bread for five thousand men; Philip bringing some Hellenized Jews to see Jesus at their request and during the Last Supper when he asked Jesus to see the Father.
The Christian writer Clement states that Philip was married, had children, and one of his daughters was also married. Eusebius quotes a story from Papias, bishop of Hieropolis, that he had heard from one of Philip`s daughters.
According to later Christian tradition, after Jesus` death and resurrection Philip went about both preaching and working miracles. His travels took him to Galilee, G