St. James the Greater

Saint James the Greater is the patron of Chile, blacksmiths, knights, riders, Spain, pharmacists, and Guatemala. He was an apostle of Jesus and may have even been his cousin. Saint James the Greater spent most of his time after the resurrection preaching throughout Samaria, Judea, and Spain. He was martyred by King Herod Agrippa I and was the first apostle to be martyred. Saint James the Greater is attributed with many legends, including raising a boy who had died 5 weeks ago from the dead. St. James the Greater's feast day is July 25th.