Sts. Philip and James

May 03

Patron Saint of Jockeys, Horse Breeders, and Horseback Riders (St. Philip);

Patron Saint of Pharmacists (St. James)

Phillip, seemingly a disciple of John the Baptist, was the third apostle, after Andrew and Peter, whom Christ Our Lord called to follow Him.

James called “the lesser” because he seems to have been younger than James the Greater, was a brother of John and was also known as “James the Just”.

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