29 June – Saints Peter and Paul & 30 June – Saint Paul

Modern Hagiography

Roman Martyrology

Sanctorale Catholicum (Saint Paul)

Lives of the Saints by Alban Butler – Peter & Paul.

Lives of the Saints by Sabine Baring-Gould – Peter & Paul.

The Liturgical Year by Dom Guéranger – Combined, Saint Paul.

Character CalendarCombined, Saint Paul.

Pictorial Lives of the Saints – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

La vie des saintsSaint Peter, Saint Paul.

Our Birthday Bouquet Culled from the Shrines of the Saints and the Gardens of the Poets by Eleanor C. Donnelly – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Miniature Lives Of The Saints For Every Day In The Year by Henry Sebastian Bowden. (Saint Peter, Saint Paul)

Little Lives of the Great Saints by John O’Kane Murray – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Stories of the Saints Third Series by Mary Seymour – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Anecdotes and Incidents: Ecclesiastical and Religious. (Saint Peter)

Sermons for Children’s Masses, According to the Sundays and Principal Festivals of the Year by Raphael Frassinetti. (Saint Peter)

Goffine’s Devout Instructions on the Epistles and Gospels for the Sundays and Holydays (Saint Peter and Saint Paul)

Patron Saints by Eliza Allen Starr. (Saints Peter and Paul)

“Vigil of St. Peter” by Christina Rossetti (free to borrow with registration).

“St. Peter” by Christina Rossetti (free to borrow with registration).

“Everyone that is perfect shall be as his master” by Christina Rossetti (free to borrow with registration).

Ancient & Medieval Hagiography

BHL – Peter, Paul; Supplement – Peter, Paul.

The Acts of Peter and Andrew 

Acts of Paul and Thecla 

The Passion of the Apostles Peter and Paul in Prudentius’s Peristephanon.

Homily by Saint Jerome

Hymn to Saints Peter and Paul by Paulinus of Aquileia.

Hymn to Saints Peter and Paul by Elpis.

The Golden Legend Saint Peter (and illustrations), Saint Paul (and illustrations).

Writings of Saint Peter

1st Epistle 

2nd Epistle 

Art & Architecture 

San Pietro in Vaticano in Rome

San Paolo fuori le mura in Rome

For the Conversion of Saint Paul, see 25 January – Conversion of Saint Paul.

Traditio legis

6C Ivory with Saint Paul

The Calling of Saint Peter and Saint Andrew by Duccio

14C Saint Peter Released from Prison and the series to which it belongs

Delivery of the Keys by Perugino

Saint Paul Preaching in Athens by Raphael

Miraculous Draught of Fishes by Raphael

The Tears of Saint Peter by El Greco

The Calling of Saint Peter and Saint Andrew by Caravaggio

The Denial of Saint Peter by Caravaggio

The Crucifixion of Saint Peter by Caravaggio

Christ Appearing to Saint Peter on the Appian Way by Annibale Carracci

The Tears of Saint Peter by Murillo

Saint Peter Trying to Walk on Water by Boucher

Warburg Institute Iconographic Database – Saint Peter, Saints Peter and Paul, Saint Paul.

Guide to Christian Iconography: Images, Symbols, and Texts – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Kornbluth Photography Historical Archive – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Medieval Religion Listserv – 2016 Dillon. (combined)

Sacred and Legendary Art volume I by Mrs. Jameson. (combined)

A Handbook of Christian Symbols and Stories of the Saints as Illustrated in Art by Clara Erskine Clement – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

A Garner of Saints: Being a Collection of the Legends and Emblems Usually Represented in Art by Allen Hinds – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Lives and Legends of the Evangelists, Apostles, and Other Early Saints by Mrs. Arthur Bell – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

The Saints in Art with Their Attributes and Symbols, Alphabetically Arranged by Margaret E. Tabor – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Saints and their Symbols: A Companion in the Churches and Picture Galleries of Europe by E. A. Greene – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

The Saints in Art by Joseph Maria von Radowitz – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Emblems of Saints by Which They Are Distinguished in Works of Art by F. C. Husenbeth – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Sacred Symbols in Art by Elizabeth Edwards Goldsmith. (combined)


Medieval Music Database – Vigil of Saints Peter and Paul, Feast Day of Saints Peter and Paul, Saint Paul

“Decora lux”

“Beate pastor Petre”

“Seek Ye a Patron to Defend?”

“Lead Us, Great Teacher Paul”

Hymn to Saint Peter

Hymn to Saints Peter and Paul by Frederick William Faber (also)

Hymns to Saint Peter; Hymn to Saint Paul; Hymn to Saints Peter and Paul


Prayer to Saints Peter and Paul 

Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by Pierre Chaignon. (Saint Peter)

Manna for the Soul: Meditations for Every Day of the Year by Paulo Segneri – combined commemoration, Saint Paul.

Meditations on the Life, the Teaching and the Passion of Jesus Christ for Every Day of the Ecclesiastical Year with an Appendix of Meditations for the Festivals of Various Saints by Augustin Maria Ilg. (Saint Peter and Saint Paul)

Meditations for All the Days of the Year by M. Hamon – Saint Peter, Saint Paul.

Original, Short and Practical Sermons for Every Feast of the Ecclesiastical Year : Three Sermons for Every Feast by Francis Weninger. (combined)

The Catholic Pulpit: Containing a Sermon for Every Sunday and Holiday in the Year, and for Good Friday (on Saint Peter’s Denial)

The Church Seasons Historically and Poetically Illustrated by Alexander H. Grant. (Saint Peter)

Heortology: A History Of The Christian Festivals From Their Origin To The Present Day by Heinrich Kellner. (combined)

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