The finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist atop Mount of Olives (O)
St. John the Baptist was beheaded. His head, buried at 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.