spacer
Go to the HolyFamilyOnline.com Homepage
spacer

Saint Name: a  b  c  d  e  f  g  h  i  j  k  l  m  n  o  p  r  s  t  u  v  w  z

 

Call 800-282-7987 for Customer Service and Phone Orders
promo end here -->
spacer spacer
New Arrivals New Arrivals
Clearance 
Christ Depictions
Marian Depictions
Statues
Religious Arts
Crucifix and Crosses
Sacramental Items
Church Supplies
Vestments
Jewelry & Medals
Jewelry by Bliss
Rosaries
Books and Media
Gift Ideas
Seasonal Items
Specialty Items
Patron Saint Items
Share |
Join Mailing List
Save 10% Now!



St. Jason

What we know about Jason comes mainly from the book of Acts. St. Paul stayed at Jason’s house while visiting Thessalonica (Acts 17: 1-9). Paul was making converts and some of the Jews in city grew jealous. An unruly mob looked for Paul at Jason’s house and when they could not find the apostle, they dragged Jason and some other Christians to the city’s rulers, accusing them of setting up Jesus as king instead of Caesar. It is not clear if Jason and the others were beaten by the mob, but they were let go when “security” was taken from them, which must have meant a monetary payment. It is likely that this Jason is the relative that Paul mentions in his letter to the Romans. According to a Greek legend Jason was bishop of Tarsus and evangelized the island of Corfu, but a Syrian tradition recounts that he evangelized around Apanea and died as a martyr there. St. Jason’s feast is July 12.




 
 
spacer Shipping  |  Return Policy  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Site Map  |  Customer Reviews
spacer Copyright © 2005 - Holy Family Phat Diem, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
www.HolyFamilyOnline.com spacer
spacer

ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business ecommerce provided by Yahoo! Small Business CC Logos Now accepting PayPal