Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Jun 24, 2021

Patron Saint of Builders, Tailors, Printers, Baptism, Conversion to Faith

The Church usually observes the day of a saint's death as his feast, because that day marks his entrance into heaven. To this rule there are two notable exceptions, the birthdays of Blessed Mary and of St. John the Baptist, both born free of original sin (as John was cleansed of original sin in his mother’s womb).

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