Saint John

Saint John

Saint John or St. John may refer to:



criptural saints

* John the Baptist, who baptised Jesus at the start of Jesus' ministry
* John the Apostle, one of the twelve apostles of Jesus
* John the Evangelist, author of the Gospel of John; in some traditions, including Roman Catholicism, the same person as John the Apostle
* John of Patmos, author of the Book of Revelation, and considered by some to be the same as the two mentioned above

Later, ecclesiastical saints

(in chronological order)
*Saint John (d. 303), martyred with Cyrus (see Cyrus and John)
*Saint John (d. 366), a priest martyred with Abda and Abdjesus
*Saint John of Egypt (d. 394), hermit
*Saint John Chrysostom (347-407), Archbishop of Constantinople
*Saint John Cassian (c. 360-433)
*Pope John I (523-526)
*Saint John Climacus (c. 579-649), also known as John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites
*Saint John the Merciful (d. c. 620), also known as John the Almoner, John the Almsgiver, John V of Alexandria, and Johannes Eleemon
*Saint John of Ephesus (c. 505 - c. 585)
*Saint John of Damascus (c. 676-749)
*Saint John of Beverley (d. 721)
*Saint John of Rila (876 - c. 946), also known as Ivan Rilski, Bulgarian hermit
*Saint John of Matha (1169-1218), French founder of the Trinitarian Order
*Saint John of Nepomuk (c. 1340-1393), Bohemian priest
*Giovanni da Capistrano (1386-1456)
*Saint John Fisher (1469-1535), Bishop of Rochester, professor at Cambridge
*Saint John of God (1495-1550)
*Saint John of Avila (1500-1569)
*Saint John Leonardi (1541-1609)
*Saint John of the Cross (1542-1591), Spanish mystic
*Saint John Sarkander (1576-1620), Moravian priest
*Saint John Ogilvie (1579-1615), Scottish Catholic martyr
*Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle (1651-1719), the patron saint of teachers
*Saint John Joseph of the Cross (1654-1739), Italian Franciscan
*Saint John Neumann (1811-1860), Bishop of Philadelphia
*Saint John Bosco, born Giovanni Melchior Bosco (1815-1888)
*Saint John of Kronstadt (1829-1908)

*John Baptist Con, John Charles Cornay, John Dat, John Hoan Trinh Doan, John Louis Bonnard, and John Thanh Van Dinh of the Vietnamese Martyrs (16th-19th century)
*John (era unknown), one of the Ethiopian saints Abraham, Ethnus, Acrates, James, and John
*John of Sammanud (era unknown), martyred with James of Manug
*John of Kiev, the name used to refer to an infant of Kiev and an adult monk, both saints - see Abraham and Onesimus of Kiev

In other languages

*Sant Joan (Catalan)
*Saint-Jean (French)
*Sankt Johann (German)
*Agios Ioannis (Greek)
*San Giovanni (Italian)
*São João (Portuguese)
*San Juan (Spanish)

With 'St. John' as a surname

St. John can be pronounced /sɪndʒɪn/, particularly if it is the first part of a hyphenated family name or a given name. Use of the full stop separator is uncommon in some countries, especially Australia.
*Andrew St. John, American actor
*Austin St. John, American actor
*Bridget St John, British singer
*Charles Edward St. John, (1857–1935), American astronomer
*Earl St. John, American-born producer
*Edward St John (1916-94), Australian politician
*Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke (1678–1751), English statesman and philosopher
*Ian St. John, former footballer and now pundit
*James Augustus St. John, (1795-1875), author and traveller
*Jill St. John, American film and television actress
*John St. John (1833-1916), U.S. politician
*Kate St John, British musician and composer
*Lara St. John, Canadian violinist
*Norman St John-Stevas, Baron St John of Fawsley, British politician
*Oliver St John (c. 1598-1673), English statesman and judge
*Pamela St. John, American composer
*Powell St. John, American singer and songwriter
*Shaye Saint John, American performance artist
*Spenser St. John, British Consul in Brunei (19th century)



*Saint John, New Brunswick
**Saint John (electoral district), federal electoral district in New Brunswick
**Saint John River, in New Brunswick and Maine (United States)
**Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick
*Fort St. John, British Columbia
*St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
*Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec also known as St. John in English

United Kingdom

*St John, Cornwall, a village near Millbrook, Cornwall, England
*St John, Hackney, England
*St. John, Powys, Wales
*Saint John, Jersey, a parish on Jersey

United States

*St. John, Indiana
*St. John, Kansas
*St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana
*Saint John Plantation, Maine
*St. John, Missouri
*St. John, North Dakota
*Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands
*St. John, Washington
*Saint John River, Maine and New Brunswick (Canada)

Other uses

*Knights of St. John
*St John Ambulance
* St. John Publications, a defunct American magazine and comics publisher.
*Venerable Order of Saint John
*York St John University
*St John (restaurant), Smithfield, London
*St. John (clothing), an upscale, luxury American fashion brand
*St. John Catholic School, Toronto
*Patricia St. John, British writer
*Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint John's - Basseterre

ee also

*John (disambiguation)
*Saint John's (disambiguation)
*St. John's Cathedral (disambiguation)
*Saint John Cemetery (disambiguation)
*St. John's Church (disambiguation)
*Saint John's College (disambiguation)
*Saint John Parish (disambiguation)
*St. John's School (disambiguation)
*Saint John's University (disambiguation)

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