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Happy Feast Day
Saint John the Evangelist
Died: 100 AD
Feast Day: December 27
Patronage: writers, editors, bookbinders, painters, for purity, against idolatry, against burns, against poisoning
St John the Evangelist, called John the Apostle or the Beloved Disciple was a Galilean, the son of Zebedee and Salome, and younger brother of St. James the Greater. The author of the Gospel of John and one of Christ’s original twelve apostles, he is the only one to live into old age. He witnessed Our Lord in His Agony and His Transfiguration and was the only Apostle to remain near his beloved Master at the foot of the Cross on Calvary with the Mother of Jesus.

Portraits of Saints, profile pictureImage may contain: 1 person, text that says 'St. Johnthe Evangelist Pray for us! In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him: and without him was made nothing that was made. In him was life, and the life was the light ofmen. And the light shineth in dar and the darkness did not John 1:1-5 ©2014T Christianson www.facebook.com/portraitsoisaintis'


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