Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Mother of James and present at crucifixion

St. Mary Clopas

Image of St. Mary Clopas

Mother of St. James the Less and Joseph, wife of Cleophas. She was one of the "Three Marys" who served Jesus and was present at the Crucifixion , and accompanied Mary Magdalen to the tomb of Christ. Tradition reports that she went to Spain as a missionary. Mary reportedly died at Ciudad Rodrigo. Another tradition states that she went to France with St. Lazarus and his sisters.

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