The Beheading Of St. John The Baptist

Martyr

St. John reproached Herod with his unlawful union. The adulterous Herodias and her shameless daughter Salome forced Herod to behead the Precursor. The Gospel of the Mass describes his martyrdom.

Red*Class III

Entry Type: 
Feast Day
Holy Day of Obligation: 
No
Date: 
Sat, 08/29/2015

Latin Rite Mass