St. Joseph of Arimathea window at St. John's, Glastonbury (the current parish banner of St. Joseph's is based on this window)

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Feast of St. Joseph of Arimathea; Christian Religious Observance; March 17; Disciple of Jesus who provided the tomb for Jesus’ burial. By tradition, he was Jesus’ uncle and took him to Britain on a tin-trading trip. After the Crucifixion, Joseph and others settled at Glastonbury in A.D. 63 or 64, erecting the first church in Britain, which became its most sacred spot. Patron saint of tin workers, working travelers, and funeral directors.

Steven Wood Collins's Blog: The Writing of Steven Wood Collins - Author of "Puramore - The Lute of Pythagoras" - The Patricians: St Anna bint Heli (Daughter of Saint Joseph of Arimathea) (19 B.C. - 91 A.D.) - Prophetess - Author's 60th Great Grandmother - April 21, 2012 09:44

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14. The City of Sarras. A mythical island which Joseph of Arimathea supposedly visited when he brought the Grail to Britain. Superimposed are the shield and sword of Galahad, its destined king.

Joseph of Arimathea Among the Rocks of Albion Engraving http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/blake/arimathea.jpg

Meet Joseph of Arimathea: Donor of Jesus' Tomb: Joseph of Arimathea took Jesus' body down from the cross and buried it in his own tomb.

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