John the Baptist
In the Catholic Church, his feast day is June 24th? John the Baptist is a different person from the apostle John, for whom the Gospel of John is named? In speaking of Jesus, John said: ?I have baptized you with water, but he will baptize you with the holy spirit?? According to Luke, John was the son of Zechariah (or Zachary) and his wife Elizabeth, a relative of Jesus? mother Mary, and was born roughly six months before Jesus.
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