St. John the Evangelist

Saint John the Evangelist is the patron of editors, authors, art dealers, tanners, and theologians. He was known as the beloved disciple to Jesus and was the only one of the twelve to not forsake Jesus in the hour of His Passion. Saint John the Evangelist has many stories attributed to himself including emerging unharmed from a pot of boiling oil and stones thrown by the followers of Artemis towards St. John the Evangelist turned around and hit the throwers instead. He is also credited with writing the fourth Gospel. St. John the Evangelist's feast day is December 27th.