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Solemnity of the Nativity of St John the Baptist 

Entrance Antiphon, Jn 1:6-7; Lk 1:17: A man was sent form God, whose name was John. He came to testify to the light, to prepare a people fit for the Lord. Preface, The mission of the Precursor:  It is truly … Continue reading

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Two Prayers in Honour of Saint John the Baptist

O Saint John the Baptist, greatest prophet among those born of woman, although you were sanctified in your mother’s womb and did lead a most innocent life, nevertheless it was your will to retire into the wilderness, there to devote … Continue reading

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The Birth of St John the Baptist

Here is the Angelus address our beloved Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, gave on this day in 2007: Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, 24 June, the liturgy invites us to celebrate the Solemnity of the Birth of St John the Baptist, … Continue reading

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