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Carissimi: Sunday’s Mass; The Nativity of St John the Baptist

The Nativity of St John the Baptist; Commemoration of the Fifth Sunday Post Pentecost: Missa “De ventre matris

The Precursor of Christ was filled with the Holy Ghost even from his mother’s womb. 1,691 more words


Makli, the largest necropolis

One of the world’s largest graveyard which comprises over the graves of Kings, Ministers, Sufi’s, Dervishes, Army Generals, Warriors, Marauders. According to the historian in 7th century, Makli was first inhabited with many Hindus living in this mountainous area this way Makli first got the name Mankli and later it became Makli. 362 more words


St. Etheldreda

St. Etheldreda, or Audry, Virgin and Abbess

A.D. 679.

ST. ETHELDREDA or EDILTRUDIS, commonly called Audry, was third daughter of Annas or Anna, the holy king of the East Angles, and St. 1,082 more words

St. Mary of Oignies

St. Mary of Oignies

HER parents, who were wealthy inhabitants of Nivelle, in Brabant, gave her a virtuous education, and married her young to a gentleman remarkable for his piety. 882 more words

St. John's Eve Bonfire

St. John’s Eve Bonfire

The Birth of St. John the Baptist falls around the summer solstice, and is known as the “summer Christmas.” Picnics and bonfires on the eve of the feast are traditional, as Florence Berger explains. 915 more words

St. John Fisher

St. John Fisher

Cardinal, Bishop of Rochester, and Martyr; born at Beverley, Yorkshire, England, 1459 (?1469); died 22 June, 1535.

John was the eldest son of Robert Fisher, merchant of Beverley, and Agnes his wife. 1,751 more words

The Vigil of St. John the Baptist

The Vigil of St. John the Baptist

There was in the days of Herod, the King of Judea, a certain priest named Zachary, of the course of Abia, and his wife was of the daughters of Aaron, and her name Elizabeth. 1,162 more words