Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. JOHN THE ALMONER

Christian Saint

Also known as John the Merciful, John the Almsgiver

Patriarch of Alexandria and distributor of alms

A rich widower, he became Mr Charity bestowing 80,000 pieces of gold on hospitals, monasteries and the poor.

He also ensured fair trading and the checking of weights used by merchants.

As he gave it all away, there was no call for trying to force camels through the eyes of needles where he was concerned.

St. John the Almoner Facts and Figures

Name: John the Almoner
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: John the Merciful, John the Almsgiver

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 552-691
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 144

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
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