Mary, mother of John Mark
Mary, mother of John Mark is a character in the Bible
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. She is apparently mentioned only once in , when Peter
Saint Peter
Saint Peter or Simon Peter was an early Christian leader, who is featured prominently in the New Testament Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles. The son of John or of Jonah and from the village of Bethsaida in the province of Galilee, his brother Andrew was also an apostle...

 is coming to her house, after his escape from prison
Liberation of Saint Peter
The Liberation of Saint Peter is a story told in the Acts of the Apostles in which Saint Peter is rescued from prison by an angel. Although described in a short textual passage, the tale has given rise to theological discussions and has been the subject of a number of artworks.-Biblical...


When this had dawned on him, he went to the house of Mary the mother of John, also called Mark
John Mark
John Mark is a character in the New Testament. According to William Lane, an "unbroken tradition" identifies him with Mark the Evangelist. John Mark is mentioned several times in the Acts of the Apostles...

, where many people had gathered and were praying.

The John being mentioned as her son may or may not have been the same as Apostle Mark.
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