Simon and Jude were among the Apostles to whom Jesus entrusted his

Saturday, 10/28/17

Today we celebrate the feast of Simon and Jude, two lesser known Apostles. Their importance comes from their being among those whom Jesus appointed to bring his teaching to the ages. We saw that at the Last Supper when Simon and Jude were among the twelve to whom Jesus said, "I have much more tom tell you, but you cannot bear it now. But when he comes, the Spirit of truth, he will guide you to all truth."

In the Second Century St. Eusebius sadly witnessed the way Rome was giving way to  individuals with their own gospels. In 150 A.D. Pope Pius I asked Eusebius to straighten out those people. Eusebius spent years gaining the confidence of those supporters of false gospels. Then, after bringing them to see how Jesus had safeguarded his Gospel by entrusting it to the Apostles. He brought them to see that wherever the Apostles settled, they had appointed bishops to whom they had entrusted the true Gospel of Christ.

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