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Feast of St. John the Baptist

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June 24

The Church of St. John the Baptist, Ein Kerem - St. John the Baptist’s birth is celebrated in the crypt inside the church, built on the site of the house of Zacharias in Ein Kerem. A Mass is held in the church to celebrate the day.

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Churh of John the Baptist, Ein Kerem

The birth of St. John the Baptist in Ein Kerem: In the New Testament, St. John is the son of the priest Zacharias and the barren Elizabeth, who conceived after a divine promise that she and her husband would have a son (Luke 1:57-80).

 

Highlights of the feast

The Church of St. John the Baptist, Ein Kerem- St. John the Baptist’s birth is celebrated in the crypt inside the church, built on the site of the house of Zacharias in Ein Kerem. A Mass is held in the church to celebrate the day.

Related sites worth visiting:

  • The Sanctuary of the Visitation in Ein Kerem.
  • Monastery of St. John in the Desert, in the village of Even-Sapir.

 

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