John the apostle

St. John the Evangelist, was the only Apostle to remain near Jesus at the foot of the Cross with Mary.

John the Evangelist, was the only Apostle to remain near Jesus at the foot of the Cross with Mary.

St. Stephen the Protomartyr icon December 22nd, 2016 4.5 x 6 inches Ink, watercolor, gold leaf “The gates of heaven opened out to blessed Stephen and he was crowned first of martyrs.” ~...

Stephen the Protomartyr icon December 2016 x 6 inches Ink, watercolor, gold leaf “The gates of heaven opened out to blessed Stephen and he was crowned first of martyrs.

Tomb of the apostle Philip, located amid the remains of a fourth or fifth century church at Hierapolis, one of the most significant Christian sites in Turkey. Philip was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. Philip was tested by Jesus about how to feed 5,000 people (John 6:4-7), and he was approached by Greeks who wanted to see Jesus (John 12:20-21).

*TURKEY~APOSTLE PHILIP's TOMB: Amid the remains of a at Hierapolis, one of the most significant Christian sites in Turkey, Francesco D’Andria found this first-century Roman tomb that he believes once held the remains of the apostle Philip.

ruins of the library in Ephesus, the rivaled the Egyptian library of Alexandria.  The apostle Paul preached in this city.  © Doug Nelson

PAUL'S JOURNEY - Ephesus, Turkey - Ruins of the library in Ephesus. The Apostle Paul preached in this city.

The cave where St. John received his visions in Patmos (I was here on Easter Sunday a few years ago - beautiful)

Cave of the Apocalypse where John the Apostle wrote the Book of Revelation - Patmos, Greece

St. John, Apostle & Evangelist - Missa 'In Medio Ecclesiae' - Commemoration: Day in the Octave - December 27th, 2011 - Propers | Traditional Latin Mass in Maryland

John, Apostle & Evangelist - Missa 'In Medio Ecclesiae' - Commemoration: Day in the Octave - December 2011 - Propers

Apostle John provides the details of the Pool of Bethesda, a place where people would go for healing.  Recently the Pool of Bethesda was discovered.  It lies around 40 feet below the ground and there are 5 colonnaded porches just as John described.

Pool of Bethesda: Apostle John provides the details, a place where people would go for healing. Recently the Pool of Bethesda was discovered. It lies around 40 feet below the ground and there are 5 colonnaded porches just as John described.

Saint of the Day: St. John The Apostle (Evangelist) It is God who calls; human beings answer. The vocation of John and his brother James is stated very simply in the Gospels, along with that of Peter...

The Athenaeum - God and the Twelve Apostles - Saint John the Evangelist (Pompeo Batoni - )

"His knowledge of us is complete and his compassion toward us is great. And now his power is immediate and sovereign. Verse 89: 'Jesus said to him "Get up take up your bed and walk." And at once the man was healed and he took up his bed and walked.' The words 'at once' signify the immediacy of Jesuss power. When he speaks diseased muscles and bones obey. And they obey 'at once.' This is John exulting again in the sovereign power of Jesus the same way he did in John 4:5253 where the officials…

"His knowledge of us is complete and his compassion toward us is great. And now his power is immediate and sovereign. Verse 89: 'Jesus said to him "Get up take up your bed and walk." And at once the man was healed and he took up his bed and walked.' The words 'at once' signify the immediacy of Jesuss power. When he speaks diseased muscles and bones obey. And they obey 'at once.' This is John exulting again in the sovereign power of Jesus the same way he did in John 4:5253 where the officials…

Philip by Giuseppe Mazzuoli (1705-11) in the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

St Philip by Guiseppe Mazzuoli. 1 of the 12 Apostle sculptures found in San…

Favorite Traditions of St. Andrew the Apostle's Day - Interesting tradition of how St. Andrew's relics arrived in Scotland.

Favorite Traditions of St. Andrew's Day

Andrew, also known as Andrew the Apostle, was a Christian Apostle and the older brother to St. According to the New Testament, Andrew was born in the village of Bethsaida on the Sea of .

Holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostle and Evangelist John (also John the Theologian orJohn the Divine)

St John the Evangelist and Beloved Apostle Holy / glorious and all-laudable Apostle and Evangelist John (also John the Theologian orJohn the Divine

Polycarp, St. (c.69-c.155) He lived during the most formative era of the church, at the end of the age of the original apostles, when the church was making the critical transition to the second generation of believers. Tradition has it that he was personally discipled by the apostle John and that he was appointed as bishop of Smyrna (in modern Izmir in Turkey) by some of the original apostles.

Polycarp, St. (c.69-c.155) He lived during the most formative era of the church, at the end of the age of the original apostles, when the church was making the critical transition to the second generation of believers. Tradition has it that he was personally discipled by the apostle John and that he was appointed as bishop of Smyrna (in modern Izmir in Turkey) by some of the original apostles.

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