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John the Baptist was the son of Zachary, a priest of the Temple in Jerusalem, and Elizabeth, a kinswoman of Mary who visited her. He was probably born at Ain-Karim southwest of Jerusalem after the Angel Gabriel had told Zachary that his wife would bear a child even though she was an old woman. He lived as a hermit in the desert of Judea until about A.D. 27. When he was thirty, he began to preach on the banks of the Jordan against the evils of ... Continue Reading

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  1. commenter of things
    4 years ago

    when was john born and when did he die - please reply back or send a comment that tells me - otherwise this sight is so very helpful

  2. commenter of things
    4 years ago

    i think this page is so helpful i rate it 1 billion out of ten and st. john is the best st. ever i couldn't think of anythihg better

    go saint john!!!!!!!
    your the best

  3. commenter of things
    4 years ago

    john the baptist rocks this world!!!

    4 years ago

    This is our fav website! John is awesome! Our brother was named after him!!! We always celebrate his birthday at home. He was such a great man. Sorry he still IS a great man who helped many people. I am doing a project on him now. My fav saint.... I LOVE YOU MORE THEN ANYTHING. Thanks :D babe

  5. haha
    4 years ago

    bianca and kelly way to point out the obvious....

  6. Bianca and kelly
    4 years ago

    his life was hard but he did not complane

  7. gabriel
    4 years ago

    Was he made a saint before or after his adulterous and incestuous marriage with Herodias, wife of his half brother Philip ?

  8. zac
    4 years ago

    when was john the baptist born

  9. paul
    4 years ago

    I'm doing a report on St. John at my Catholic school. He was the clear choice.

  10. paul
    4 years ago

    I'm doing a report on St. John at my Catholic school. He was the clear choice.

  11. paul
    4 years ago

    I'm doing a report on St. John at my Catholic school. He was the clear choice.

  12. paul
    4 years ago

    This was a very informative article, although I wish they knew more.

  13. DeArt
    4 years ago


  14. roselett
    4 years ago

    I'm proud of st. john the baptist

  15. Ergent
    4 years ago

    hopefully someone is online and can answer this for me. I have to answer a question on why do we celebrate st john the baptist

  16. hello
    4 years ago

    i found this web site very helpful because it had all of the information i needed for my school essay

  17. zambooci
    4 years ago

    i am doing a report for some school in Africa

  18. Adone Gubert
    5 years ago

    Jesus announced that there is no one greater than John. In their mothers wombs surrounded by water, the unborn cousins sensed each other presence. In the Gordan River both again surrounded by water, met face to face for their first time. St. John, many do not have the privilege to met with 'The Lamb of God' as you did. Help me to be worthy when receiving Jesus at Holy Eucharist. Make me mindful of His real hidden presence, within me. Amen. Adone

  19. Braxton Mckissack
    5 years ago

    I am doing a report on him at St. Joseph School

  20. Bobby
    5 years ago

    I am doing a report on him at St. Anthony school

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