St. John of Ravenna
Feastday: January 12
+ 494. Bishop of Ravenna in Italy from 452 to 494. He saved his flock from the fury of Attila the Hun and mitigated its lot when the city was taken by Theodoric, King of the Ostrogoths.
Bishop of Ravenna, Italy, who saved his people from the fury of Attila the Hun . John served as bishop from 452 to 494. He also faced the Ostrogoths, under King
Theodoric the Great, who invaded the region and became the chief political power in the years following the final deposition of the Roman emperors in the West in 476.