(1st century) A Levite Jew, a man of learning and generosity and one of the first post-resurrection apostles, deeply respected by the disciples. His trust in the authenticity of St. Paul’s conversion led to their acceptance of this former persecutor. He was the first apostle to embrace the evidence of God’s grace in the hearts of Gentile converts to the Way. (June 11)
The Dancing Saints Icons project at Saint Gregory Nyssen Episcopal Church, San Francisco is a multi-year installation project supported by All Saints Company, the congregation of Saint Gregory Nyssen Church and many donors and benefactors. The iconographer is Mark Dukes.