The glorious beheading of the Forerunner was a certain divine dispensation, that the coming of the Saviour might also be preached to those in Hades. Let Herodias lament, then, that she demanded a wicked murder; for she loved not the Law of God, nor eternal life, but one false and fleeting.
Kontakion in the Plagal of the First Tone
Beheading of the Holy and Glorious Prophet, Forerunner and Baptist John—August 29
Parish Council on duty:
John Ioannou, Jr. , John Argiropoulos, Andreas Ioannou, Marion Koliniatis, Anna Merkel, Demetri Rapanos, Peter Synoyannis, Kathy Ziegler