St. John the Evangelist, chosen to be the patron of literature in the mural pictures, was a disciple of St. John the Baptist and was called by Christ to be His "beloved disciple."
The beloved disciple witnessed the raising of Jairus' daughter; the Transfiguration; he was sent with Peter to make preparations for the Last Supper; be witnessed the Agony in the Garden, arid he stood, alone of all the disciples, with our Blessed Mother at the foot of the Cross. His place at the Last Supper was next to Christ. His privilege
St. John, wrote sublime epistles for the early Christians, and after years in Palestine and beyond was exiled to the island of Patmos "for the word of God and the testimony of Jesus" where he was honored with the heavenly
The royal eagle is a fitting symbol for Saint John the Evangelist, for the eagle is known for grace, strength, keenness of vision and powers of flight above all creatures, as Saint John the Evangelist is sublime among all stylists, even the most royal of scriptural stylists, soaring to heaven itself to open his grand profession of faith in his gospel concerning the Eternal God,