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Sunday, July 7 2019

Feast of Saint John the Baptist (O)

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 the 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.