Search
 

 More From Region

 

Feast of Saint John the Baptist

  /  

July 7

The birth of St. John the Baptist in Ein Kerem is celebrated with Divine Liturgies in the Greek Orthodox Church and in the “Gorniy Convent” followed by a procession denoting then departure of the Virgin Mary back to Nazareth.

On this Page:

Mary

The birth of St. John the Baptist in Ein Kerem is celebrated with Divine Liturgies in the Greek Orthodox Church and in the “Gorniy Convent” followed by a procession denoting then departure of the Virgin Mary back to Nazareth.

Related sites worth visiting:

“Prodromos” (St. John the forerunner) Church in the Old City - one of the oldest churches in Jerusalem, holding relics of the Saint.

 

 Sites & Attractions

 
Catholic church of the Benedictine Fathers, built between the years 1900-1910. Accordin...
The winery was established in 1895 and it produces approximately 300,000 bottles annual...
The Room of the Last Supper – The Coenaculum. According to Christian tradition, already...
The winery in its present form was established in 2006, although its roots and wine mak...
Square containing an exhibit of the history of Damascus Gate (Sha'ar Sh'hem,) an import...
The winery has been operating under its present ownership since November 1989 and it pr...
 

 Accommodations

 
Christian Events