All that is known of Lazarus is that he and his sisters, Mary and Martha, were friends of Jesus.  He was raised from the dead by Jesus.  (John 11:1-44).  In John 12:1-11 he is mentioned as being present at a dinner in Bethany.  Many stories about his whereabouts have no truth to them.

FEAST DAY- December 17

PATRON OF- leprosy