St. James & St. John - A3 Poster (STP998)
A3 laminated (encapsulated) poster.
Printed on gloss coated paper then laminated (encapsulated) for durability.
Dimensions: A3 29.7 cms x 42 cms (11 3/4" x 16 1/2").
Details of the Saints' Feast day(s) are printed at the top of the poster.
James & John, Apostles.
They were the Sons of
Zebedee and Salome, she was also a follower of Jesus. Mark 3:17
indicates Jesus called James and John the 'Sons of Thunder' because of
their evangelical zeal.
James, John and Peter are mentioned as witnessing the raising of Jairus'
daughter, the Transfiguration and the Agony in the Garden at
James (the Great) is believed to be the first Apostle to be martyred in 44AD,
beheaded under Herod Agrippa; he is pictured holding a sword to indicate
this. Feastday 25th July.
John is referred to as 'the Beloved Disciple'
present at all the significant points in Jesus' ministry; he stood at
the foot of the Cross and was one of the first eye-witnesses, with
Peter, to the resurrection.
John wrote the fourth Gospel, three Epistles and the Apocalypse
(Revelation). His writings are profound and focus on Jesus' divinity,
glorious nature and the centrality of love to the Christian message. Feastday 27th December.
Artwork by the Benedictine Sisters of Turvey Abbey.
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