Daily Archives: September 10, 2011

The Beheading of John the Forerunner and Baptist

Sunday (September 11) is the commemoration of the Beheading of John the Forerunner in the churches which follow the old calendar. The icon above is late 19th century of Russian origin, carrying the inscription: Усекновение главы святого Иоанна Предтечи. Advertisements

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