Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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The first pillar in the front refers to Jesus, then the two pillars that are attached to the body of the pulpit represent the saints Mark and Luke, and the other 12 pillars represent the 12 disciples.
Today, priests washed the feet of 12 people, representing different sectors of the society, to symbolize service for others reminiscent of what Jesus did to his 12 disciples during the washing of the feet.
I have suggested that we have 12 disciples - 12 people who would be able to bail the diocese out of her financial predicament, especially the N12 million pension debt of retired clerics.
It is not a coincidence that there were 12 disciples, 12 Tribes of Israel, as well as 12 Zodiac signs that include the 12 animal signs of Eastern astrology, and even 12 months in a year.
The Christmas pud should contain 13 ingredients (the recipe is up to you if you prefer to add a few flavouring tweaks here and there) to represent Jesus and his 12 disciples and the mixture should be stirred by each member of the family.
The ritual re-enacts a scene described in the Bible's Book of John, where Jesus washed the feet of his 12 disciples.
There are numerous other renditions of Jesus and the 12 disciples that preceded da Vinci's 15th century painting.
The Easter week, also known as Holy Week, and includes Maundy Thursday, which marks the Last Supper Jesus had with his 12 disciples.
It represents the scene of the Last Supper of Jesus with his disciples, when Jesus announced that one of the 12 Disciples would betray him.
4 Who emerged as the winner on Dead Ringers'Weakest Link spoof when the 12 disciples of Jesus appeared as contestants?
But what about the man known as the Son of God, the Good Shepherd who carried a lamb on his shoulder, who was accompanied by 12 disciples and performed miracles before his death when he was placed in a rock tomb from which he emerged after three days?