Monday, December 27, 2010

Feast of St john the Evangelist

Today is the Feast Day of St John the Evangelist

Traditionally he has been identified as the author of the the Gospel of John in the New Testament – the three Epistles of John and the Book of Revelation. He was the brother of James and was addressed as the sons of Zebedee.

He was present when Jesus raised Jairus' daughter from the dead, during the Tranfiguration of Jesus and was the Beloved one whom jesus asked to take care of Mary when he was nailed to the cross