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  1. ‘The St Andrew’s Society of the State of New York’ is the oldest charity of any kind registered in New York and was founded by Scotsmen who were looking to relieve the poor and distressed in the town. From these first organisations, St Andrew’s societies have spread around the world.

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    Nov 30, 2020 · Saint Andrew’s Story. Andrew was Saint Peter’s brother, and was called with him. “As [Jesus] was walking by the sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon who is now called Peter, and his brother Andrew, casting a net into the sea; they were fishermen. He said to them, ‘Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.’.

  3. Nov 27, 2013 · 1) Who was St. Andrew? He was the brother of St. Peter, who was also known as Simon bar-Jonah. He and Andrew shared the same father, so the latter would have been known as Andrew...

  4. Jun 25, 2019 · Saint Andrew was the brother of the Apostle Peter, and like his brother was born in Bethsaida of Galilee (where the Apostle Philip was also born). While his brother would eventually overshadow him as the first among the apostles, it was Saint Andrew, a fisherman like Peter, who (according to the Gospel of John) introduced Saint Peter to Christ.

  5. St Andrew was a native of Bethsaida, a town in Galilee, upon the banks of the lake of Genesareth. He was the son of Jonas, or John, a fisherman of that town, and brother to Simon Peter, but whether elder or younger the Holy Scriptures have not acquainted us.

  6. Jun 17, 2019 · Andrew was the first apostle Jesus called and the first apostle to claim Jesus was the Messiah. Despite his seemingly important role as an early follower of Christ, Andrew is only mentioned 12 times in the entire New Testament —and four of those times are simply lists of the 12 apostles.

  7. Nov 16, 2021 · Saint Andrew the Apostle, or simply St Andrew, was Jesus Christ’s first disciple. He preached the teachings of Jesus around the globe before being crucified in Greece on 30 November 60 AD. St Andrew is commonly associated with Scotland : Andrew died by crucifixion on an X-shaped cross, which is now represented by the white cross of the ...

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