The name Simon is placed eleventh in the list of apostles and nothing is known of him except that he was born at Cana and was known as the Zealot.
Jude, also known as Thaddaeus, was the apostle who, at the Last Supper, asked the Lord why He showed Himself only to His disciples and not to the world (John 14:22).
Prayer: Lord God, You taught us to call upon Your name through the preaching of the apostles. At the intercession of Saint Simon and Saint Jude may Your Church continue to grow by an increase in the number of believing nations. We make our prayer through our Lord Jesus Christ, Your Son, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, God, for ever and ever. Amen.
Jakarta, 28 October 2016
A Christian Pilgrim