Christian tradition says that John the Evangelist was John the Apostle. The Apostle John was one of the "pillars" of the Jerusalem church after Jesus' death. He was one of the original twelve apostles and is thought to be the only one to have not been killed for his faith.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from John the Evangelist) Saint John was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus. He is believed to have written one of the four gospels of the New Testament of the Christian Bible that is named after him.
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John the Apostle was the son of Zebedee and the younger brother of James, son of Zebedee (James the Greater). According to Church tradition, their mother was Salome. Also according to some traditions, Salome was the sister of Mary, Jesus' mother, making Salome Jesus' aunt, and her sons John the Apostle and James were Jesus' cousins.
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The Society of St John the Evangelist is an Anglican religious order for men. The members live under a rule of life and, at profession, make monastic vows of poverty, celibacy and obedience. SSJE was founded in 1866 at Cowley, Oxford, England, by Richard Meux Benson, Charles Chapman Grafton, and Simeon Wilberforce O'Neill. Known colloquially as the Cowley Fathers, the society was the first stable religious community of men to be established in the Anglican Communion since the English Reformation
The society in England operated from Marston Street, Oxford from 1868 to 1980. The mother house of the Society occupied a large area of land bordered by Cowley Road on one side, and Iffley Road on the other. The site incorporated three chapels, a mission church, a song school, a community school, accommodation for the Brothers, and guest quarters. When the Society withdrew from Marston Street in 1980, the buildings were transferred to St Stephen's House theological college. A small SSJE monaster
In 1870 the society came to Boston, Massachusetts, where it became part of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America. The members of the North American congregation live in a monastery designed by Ralph Adams Cram in Cambridge, near Harvard Square. The guest house was built in memory of Isabella Stewart Gardner. The society has a rural retreat centre, Emery House, in West Newbury, where guests can stay in small hermitages in the meadow. The community's chief ministries are
St. John the Evangelist Church refers to churches honoring St. John the Apostle as their patron saint, also known as John the Divine or John of Patmos, but distinguished from St. John the Baptist. Thus, the designation may refer to:
The Society of St. John the Evangelist is an Anglican order. The monks make a vow: They say they want to live in poverty and that they will not marry anyone. The order was founded by Father Richard Meux Benson, an Anglican priest in 1866. Because they were founded in Cowley, near Oxford in England they are also known as the Cowley fathers.
The Basilica of Saint John the Evangelist is a Catholic parish church and minor basilica in Stamford, Connecticut, USA. It was founded in the 1850s and a new church was built in 1868 to meet the increasing needs of the congregation. It serves a multi-lingual congregation, including descendants of the original congregation.
In 1849, Stamford’s small Catholic community purchased land, and, on July 4, broke ground for the original church of Saint John the Evangelist on Meadow Street. The small, one-story wooden framed church structure measured 60 feet by 40 feet, with some rudimentary gothic decorations, a small steeple and a bell. It was dedicated in 1851. By 1854, Saint John’s became an independent mission, with Father Edward J. Cooney, its first pastor. To meet the growing Catholic population, a larger ...
The rector of the church is Monsignor Stephen M. DiGiovanni. Mass is held and confessions are heard each day. On Sunday there are Latin, English and French & Creole services. Saint John’s membership consists of people of domestic and international backgrounds. Confessions are heard daily before each Mass in Italian, Spanish, French, Creole, Portuguese, as well as English. The church has a seating capacity of 1,600 and exterior dimensions of 100 by 180 feet.
The Gospel of John refers to an otherwise unnamed " disciple whom Jesus loved ", who "bore witness to and wrote" the Gospel's message.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Anglican Church of St John The Evangelist at Kenn within the English county of Somerset has a Norman tower, with much of the rest of the church dating from around 1300. It has been designated as a Grade II* listed building.