July Saint James the Greater (i. 'the Elder') was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He was the first of the Apostles to be martyred and was beheaded. His remains are held in Santiago de Compostela in Galicia (Spain).
Simple and popular Catholic prayers to pray for the dearly departed souls who have gone before us and could be in purgatory. Please remember them not only during the celebration of All Souls Day but everyday!
Benedict medal is one of the most popular among Catholics, and there are many indulgences associated with this medal which you can read about here. There are also spiritual benefits associated with the pious use of the medal including warding off