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St. Mark, The second Gospel was written by St. Mark, who, in the New Testament, is sometimes called John Mark. Both he and his mother, Mary, were highly esteemed in the early Church, and his mother's house in Jerusalem served as a meeting place for Christians there. St. Mark was associated with St. Paul and St. Barnabas (who was Mark's cousin) on their missionary journey through the island of Cyprus. Later he accompanied St. Barnabas alone. We know also that he was in Rome with St. Peter…

St. Mark the Evangelist – Disciple of St. Peter, traveling companion of St. Barnabas, evangelist and bishop of Alexandria, credited with founding the first Christian school. Author of the Gospel of Mark. Feast Day – 4/25 - St. Mark the Evangelist, help me to follow your lead of joyfully sharing my faith and my live for Christ with those around me. Inspire me to better know Christ through your words in the gospel, and to live out my answer to his call daily.

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St. Mark the Evangelist: Bible Author and Patron Saint

Who Was Saint Mark the Evangelist?: The painting "Mark the Evangelist" (circa 1759) by Kirche Lambrechtshagen

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Saint Mark the Evangelist. Panel in the Altar of the Four Evangelists by Gabriel Mälesskircher, c. 1478 (Munich). Now in the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid.

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