The 12 Apostles: The Meaning Behind Their Names, How They Died, and Where Their Relics Are Located

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Saint John the Apostle



John is derived from the Hebrew name yochanan which means Yahweh is gracious. He is the only apostle to have died a natural death, passing peacefully in his old age around the year 100 A.D. in Patmos, Greece. His remains can be found in the Basilica of Saint John in Ephesus, Turkey.

 




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