The Repose and Translation of Saint John the Theologian

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Blog
The Repose and Translation of Saint John the Theologian

Early one morning repose in Ephesus in the year 101 AD, John, the beloved disciple of the Lord, awoke and gathered his seven disciples

“Take shovels and follow me,” he said.

The disciples were curious but obedient. Upon reaching a suitable place, John asked them to sit down and wait while he went off to pray in solitude. Upon his return, John embraced his disciples and gave final instructions …

“Take shovels and follow me,” he said. …