The Santoral of the Catholic Church lists the memory of recognized saints for their actions throughout their lives. Saints are people distinguished by their virtues, able to show others an ideal path to perfection.
Today, the Santoral highlights the feast of the author of the Fourth Gospel, the three epistles that bear the names of the New Testament, and the Apocalypse.
Which saint is today: The most important thing this Wednesday, December 27th
Saint John the Evangelist is the most prominent saint remembered by the Catholic Church today. His origins were very humble, as he worked as a fisherman with his brother Santiago Major. While he was fishing, he met Jesus, and he was at the lake, with Peter and Andrew, when he called the brothers to unite to be his apostles.
John was present at some of the most important events in Jesus' life. He was among those who accompanied him to the upper room in Jerusalem to prepare the Last Supper. He was also the only man left at the foot of the crossHort de les oliveries Next to “The Three Marys”.
A few days after solidChrist appeared again to the brothers in the same place where he met them on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. There he asked them if their love and devotion were sincere. First he took Pedro and declared him a martyr.
But when Christ had to do the same to his brother John, he did not. That is why everyone thought that the young prophet would not die like the rest. However, the disciple always answered that Jesus never told him “he will not die.”
One time, he was walking with his brother towards the temple, and right at the entrance, they performed a miracle by healing a cripple. The act for which they were both arrested. However, they were later released after promising that they would never again preach in the name of God, which the brothers steadfastly abstained from doing.
Saint John wrote several texts in the New Testament: one of the four Gospels, a book the end of the world And three letters. He died in Ephesus at the age of 94, around the third yearTrajan's empire, around the year 100 AD. He is the only one of the messengers who did not die as a martyr.
John is a name of Hebrew origin and means “the faithful man of God.” In Spain, about 318,000 men and 109,000 women were able to receive congratulations from friends and family on the occasion of their saint.
Blessed Odiardo Foccherini, another important saint of our day
Blessed Odoardo was an Italian journalist, father of seven children, and leader of Catholic Action. He died in a Nazi concentration camp at the age of 37, after saving many Jews during World War II.
Of Roman origin, in her youth, Saint Fabiola sparked a church scandal because she civilly divorced her lawful husband to marry another. They both died very soon, and Fabiola, driven by her love for God, publicly atoned for her sins Saint John Laterione of the great churches of Rome.
Other Saints of the Day: Complete Santoral for Wednesday, December 27th
In addition to Saint John the Evangelist, the Centurion reminds us to celebrate these other saints and canonizers:
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