When is Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2022?

Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2022 is on Friday 24th Jun, 2022 (24/06/2022) in 607 days

What is Feast of Saint John the Baptist?

Feast of Saint John the Baptist

The Feast of Saint John the Baptist is one of two celebrations that are commemorated on the birthday of a Saint –the second being the birth date of the Virgin Mary– instead of the day of death. The birth date of St. John the Baptist is assumed to be six months prior to the birth date of Jesus; falling on the 24th of June, and is celebrated annually accordingly. Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches also commemorate the death of St. John on the 29th of August.

Many European countries used to observe the Feast of Saint John the Baptist; for it coincides with old pagan holidays, which celebrated the summer solstice. Nonetheless, the holiday is still popular and widely observed as a religious feast in sundry countries, including Sweden, Denmark, Finland, and Norway, amongst others.

Dates for Feast of Saint John the Baptist from 2015 to 2024

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When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2024MondayJun 24th in 1338 days
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2023SaturdayJun 24th in 972 days
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2022FridayJun 24th in 607 days
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2021ThursdayJun 24th in 242 days
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2020WednesdayJun 24th 122 days ago
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2019MondayJun 24th 488 days ago
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2018SundayJun 24th 853 days ago
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2017SaturdayJun 24th 1218 days ago
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2016FridayJun 24th 1583 days ago
Feast of Saint John the Baptist 2015WednesdayJun 24th 1949 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateJun 24, 2022
When? Starts in 607 days
Duration1 Day
Type Christian Holidays

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