Who is Saint Peter?

Who is Saint Peter?

Biblical Reference of Saint Peter Originally called Simon, a very common Jewish name in the New Testament. He was the son of Jona. His mother...
Biblical Reference of Saint Peter Originally called Simon, a very common Jewish name in the New Testament. He was the son of Jona. His mother is nowhere named in Scripture. He had a younger brother called Andrew, who first brought him to Jesus. His native town was Bethsaida, on the western coast of the Sea of Galilee, to which also Philip belonged. Here he was brought up by the shores of the Sea of Galilee and was trained to the occupation of a fisher. His father had probably died while he was still young, and he and his brother were...