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Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist

From June 24, 2026 until June 24, 2026

On the basis of this account, the Catholic as well as the Lutheran and Anglican calendars placed the feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist on June 24, six months before Christmas. Elizabeth is described as a "relative" of Mary, the mother of Jesus in Luke 1:36.

Highlights of the Christian Event
A special Mass is celebrated this day in Ein Karem at The Church of St. John the Baptist, said to be build on the site of the house of Zacharias.

Holy Land Sites to Consider Visiting
Church of the Visitation in Ein Kerem.
Monastery of St. John in the Wilderness , situated in the center of the Judean hills, about 1.8 miles from Ein Karem, St. John’s birthplace, which is itself just 4.5 miles west of Jerusalem.


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