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Beloved Disciple: The Feast Day of Saint John - Seek First the Kingdom: Catholic Blog by Cardinal Donald Wuerl - Archdiocese of Washington, DC
When Jesus was arrested and later put on trial, all of his Apostles – except one – deserted him. Peter followed at a distance after the arrest, but even he would flee after he denied three times knowing Jesus, just as the Lord had foretold. The one Apostle who remained was John, son of Zebedee …