Jesus then amazes Simon and his companions James and John (Andrew is not mentioned) by telling them to lower their nets, whereupon they catch a huge number of fish. In John, we are told that it was two disciples of John the Baptist (Andrew and an unnamed disciple) who heard John the Baptist announce Jesus as the "Lamb of God" and then followed Jesus.Andrew then went to his brother Simon, saying, "We have found the Messiah", and then brought Simon to Jesus.The Gospel of John also depicts Peter fishing, even after the resurrection of Jesus, in the story of the Catch of 153 fish.
It is traditionally held that he was crucified upside down at his own request, since he saw himself unworthy to be crucified in the same way as Jesus.
Tradition holds that he was crucified at the site of the Clementine Chapel.
At the beginning of the Last Supper, Jesus washed his disciples' feet.
Peter initially refused to let Jesus wash his feet, but when Jesus responded: "If I wash thee not, thou hast no part with me", Peter replied: "Lord, not my feet only, but also my hands and my head".
Every 29 June since 1736, a statue of Saint Peter in St.
Peter's Basilica is adorned with papal tiara, ring of the fisherman, and papal vestments, as part of the celebration of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul.I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.A common view of Peter is provided by Jesuit Father Daniel J.Hippolytus of Rome, a 3rd-century theologian, gave him the title of "Apostle of the Apostles".According to Catholic teaching, Peter was ordained by Jesus in the "Rock of My Church" dialogue in Matthew .The Gospel of Mark was traditionally thought to show the influence of Peter's preaching and eyewitness memories.