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The Falling Asleep of Saint John the Evangelist and Theologian

Filed in Saints by on September 26, 2012 0 Comments • views: 2076
The Falling Asleep of Saint John the Evangelist and Theologian

  John was the son of Zebedee the fisherman and Salome the daughter of Joseph, the betrothed of the Holy Theotokos. Called by the Lord Jesus, John immediately left his father and his fishermen’s nets and, with his brother James, followed Christ. From then on, he was not separated from his Lord until the end. […]

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The Translation of Apostle John the Theologian

Filed in Apostles by on September 26, 2013 0 Comments • views: 1873
The Translation of Apostle John the Theologian

This Apostle was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and was the son of Zebedee and Salome, and the brother of James the elder. First a fisherman by trade, he became an Apostle and the beloved Disciple of Christ. Only he of all the Disciples followed Him even to the Cross, and was entrusted with the care of our Saviour’s Mother, as it were another son to her, and a brother of Christ the Teacher. After this, he preached throughout Asia Minor, especially in Ephesus.

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