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The Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist at The Top of Mount of Olives

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March 9

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.

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The Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist at The Top of Mount of Olives

St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried in a hidden spot on the Mount of Olives, was miraculously found a couple of centuries later.


Highlights of the feast

The Russian Orthodox Monastery on the Mount of Olives: Day time - Divine Liturgy is celebrated in honor of the feast in the sanctuary and in the spacious grounds of the Monastery.


 

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