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Answered 2013-11-12 15:54:27

There was no event in The Bible known as the "Feast of John the Baptist." There was a feast at the celebration of King Herod's birthday, in which John the Baptist was beheaded at the request of Salome's mother. (Matthew 14:1-12)
John the Baptist's feast day is June 24.

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Was John the Baptist a layperson?

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Why is June 24 St John the Baptist's feast day?

Actually, we do not know the date of the birth of John the Baptist nor of the birth date of Jesus. However, the Church chose to celebrate the birth of Jesus on December 25. John, according to scripture, was about 6 months older than Jesus so he was given the date of June 24.

Did john the Baptist have a wife?

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Why did Juliss Caesar hate John the Baptist?

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When did John the Baptist and Jesus meet the second time?

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Did John the Baptist ever go to Rome?

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John the Baptist was a special gift from God so that John could?

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How long did John the Baptist preach before he baptised Jesus?

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John Adams is so important because he signed the Declaration of Independence.

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