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of St. John the Evangelist celebrated on Wednesday a Eucharist coinciding with the day of his onomastics in the Parish of St. James the Greater]

The Brotherhood of St. John the Evangelist celebrated one more year, on December 27 in the Parish of St. James the Greater of Totana, a Eucharist in honor of its owner for being the day of his feast "and in suffrage for all the relatives of the components of the Brotherhood and especially by deceased brother brothers.

And, on December 27, we celebrated Saint John the Evangelist, "the beloved disciple" of the Lord.

He is the second witness of Christ who presents us with the liturgy at this time of Christmas (the first was Saint Stephen, the "protomartyr, the first witness of the God-Child born in Bethlehem).

John-with James and Peter-accompanied Jesus at important moments in his life: in the transfiguration of the Tabor, in Gethsemane when the agony, at the foot of the cross, etc.

Saint John is also the one who on Calvary, next to the cross, heard those words of the Master who was dying: "Woman, there you have your son".

"Here is your mother".

And the gospel says that, from that moment, he welcomed Mary into his house.


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30/12/2017 Source: Hdad. de San Juan Evangelista / Totanacom


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