Mary was an Israelite Jewish woman of Nazareth in Galilee and the mother of Jesus.
Thomas was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. He is best known from the account in the Gospel of Saint John, where he questioned Jesus’ resurrection when first told of it, followed by his confession of faith as both “My Lord and my God” on seeing and touching Jesus’ wounded body.
One of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, and the son of Simon Iscariot.
He is infamously known for his kiss and betrayal of Jesus to the hands of the chief priests in exchange for a payment of thirty silver coins.
Mary Magdalene traveled with Jesus as one of his followers. Jesus cleansed her of “seven demons” and she was present at Jesus’ two most important moments: the crucifixion and the resurrection.
Joseph was a carpenter, a working man and husband to Mary. Despite his humble work and means, Joseph came from a royal lineage. He was man of faith, obedient to whatever God asked of him without knowing the outcome.
Elijah was a prophet and a wonder-worker in the northern kingdom of Israel during the reign of Ahab, as found in the Books of Kings
Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
In 303 AD Constantine becomes the Emperor of Gaul. Before a battle with the Romans, he has a revelation and assures his army of freedom of worship for all Christians.