Saint John Before the Latin Gate

[Saint John before the Latin Gate]Memorial

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. 5 May 2009. Web. 30 March 2015. <>