Q. 1 What were the names of the Apostles?
A. 1 They were (1)Simon (also known as Peter), his brother (2) Andrew, (3) James son of Zebedee, his brother (4) John, (5) Philip, (6) Bartholomew, (7) Thomas, (8) Matthew the tax collector, (9) James, son of Alphaeus, (10) Thaddaeus (known as St. Jude), (11) Simon the Cananaean [Mt. 10:2-4] and (12) Matthias. [Acts 1:26]
Q. 2 How come the name of Judas Iscariot is missing?
A. 2 After betraying Jesus and committing suicide, Judas Iscariot was replaced by Matthias. [See Acts 1:26]
Q. 3 How come Saint Paul is also missing from the list of the Apostles?
A. 3 Saint Paul was not one of the 12 Apostles chosen by Jesus. His conversion came after the resurrection of the Lord Jesus.