Feast of St John the Evangelist, Ap. & Ev., IInd Class
Today is the Feast of St John the Evangelist.
The Collect from the Roman Breviary:
Of thy loving-kindness, O Lord, shed light upon thy Church : that, being enlightened by the teachings of blessed John, thine Apostle and Evangelist, it may attain to thine everlasting gifts. Through.
The Proper Lessons can be found here.
The Propers of the Mass for the Feast may be found here.
The Article on him from the Catholic Encyclopædia.
From Tradition in Action.
From Goffines's Devout Instructions.
From Catholic Forum.
From the Golden Legend of Bl. Jacobus de Voragine.
From Medieval Saints at Yahoo!
(I am not bothering to post an article from Wikipedia because, as a result of the "modern criticism", it has no less than four articles on the Saint! One on the Apostle, one on the Evangelist, one on "John of Patmos" and one on "John the Presbyter"!)