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Feast of Saint John the Baptist

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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.

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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.

 

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