Apostles' Feast

We celebrate this feast on the 5th of Abib (12th of July), the day when SS. Peter and Paul were martyred.
The Apostles' fasting extends from Monday that follows Pentecost till the day before the feast of the Apostles.
This feast inspires us to live as the apostles did live.

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