Saint John Before the Latin Gate

Saint John before the Latin GateMemorial

About the Feast

Commemorates the attempted martyrdom of Saint John the Apostle in 95. John was bound and brought to Rome, Italy from Ephesus by the order of Domitian; the Senate condemned him to be taken to the Latin Gate and thrown in a cauldron of boiling oil. John stepped out of the cauldron without injury, and instead was exiled to Patmos.

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Saint John Before the Latin Gate“. CatholicSaints.Info. 1 May 2015. Web. 2 August 2015. <>