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Life of Saint John the Forerunner

Life of Saint John the Forerunner In the Eastern Orthodox Church there are 6 feasts: September 23 - Conception of St. John the Forerunner January 7 - The Synaxis of St. John the Forerunner. This is his main feast day, immediately after Theophany on January 6 (January 7 also commemorates the transfer of the relic of the right hand of John the Baptist from Antioch to Constantinople in 956) February 24 - First and Second Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner May 25 - Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner June 24 - Nativity of St. John the Forerunner August 29 - The Beheading of St. John the Forerunner http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_the_Forerunner
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