A beautiful medieval ivory in the Victoria & Albert Museum of Jesus being tenderly carried by Joseph of Arimathea.

A beautiful medieval ivory in the Victoria & Albert Museum of Jesus being tenderly carried by Joseph of Arimathea.

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CELTIC CHURCH

JOSEPH OF ARIMATHEA AND THE FOUNDING OF THE CELTIC CHURCH

Late Night Mythology - Joseph of Arimathea - Celtic -S01E24 - Tribal Sou...

Late Night Mythology - Joseph of Arimathea - Celtic -S01E24 - Tribal Sou...

St. Joseph of Arimathea window at St. John's, Glastonbury (the current parish banner of St. Joseph's is based on this window)

St. Joseph of Arimathea window at St. John's, Glastonbury (the current parish banner of St. Joseph's is based on this window)

Feast of St. Joseph of Arimathea;  Christian Religious Observance;  March 17;  Disciple of Jesus who provided the tomb for Jesus’  burial. By tradition, he was Jesus’ uncle and took  him to Britain on a tin-trading trip. After the Crucifixion, Joseph and others settled at Glastonbury  in A.D. 63 or 64, erecting the first church in Britain, which became its most sacred spot. Patron  saint of tin workers, working travelers, and funeral directors.

Feast of St. Joseph of Arimathea; Christian Religious Observance; March 17; Disciple of Jesus who provided the tomb for Jesus’ burial. By tradition, he was Jesus’ uncle and took him to Britain on a tin-trading trip. After the Crucifixion, Joseph and others settled at Glastonbury in A.D. 63 or 64, erecting the first church in Britain, which became its most sacred spot. Patron saint of tin workers, working travelers, and funeral directors.

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