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Saint of the Day: The Nativity of John the Baptist


The parents were of humble stock from the mountain regions of the province of Judah who construed the birth of their John by divine intervention as a clear link between the son of a Hebrew priest and the Son of God...
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Saint of the Day, Lenten Edition: The Findings of the Head of John the Baptist

The Findings of the Head of John the Baptist

Of the thousands of heads that have rolled in execution in the grim history of capital punishment, only that of St. John the Baptist is as much a part of Christian heritage as it was a part of his human form.
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Saint of the Day: St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist

The generation of St. John, the first generation to know the grace and truth of Jesus Christ, comprised a humanity that ranged from wild paganism to holy asceticism. It was the aim of the Baptist to bring all classes to know the nearness of the Kingdom and the need for repentance as a preparation for admission.
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