Saint John the Baptistís Feast in Monaco
Saint John the Baptistís Feast in Monaco is held on June 24. This event in the third decade of the month june is annual.
Perpetrating an ancient tradition celebrating the summer solstice, the Roman Catholic Church has consecrated June 24th as the day for the celebration of St. John the Baptist, one of the central characters of the Bible and Annunciator of the Coming of the Messiah. St. Johnís Testimony emphasizes Light and the Holy Spirit.
Similar holidays and events
Corpus Christi on June 20 (Monaco, Trinidad and Tobago, Austria, Venezuela);
Saint Roman Feast Day in Monaco on August 9 (Romanus Ostiarius is one of Monacoís Saint Patrons);
Feast day of the Assumption of Mary on August 15 (Christian feast day, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Italy, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Togo, and Vanuatu);
All Saints' Day a holy day of obligation on November 1 (a national holiday in many historically Catholic countries. And its related observance: Day of the Innocents, The first day of Day of the Dead or El Dia de los Muertos celebration. - Mexico, Haiti);
The Sovereign Prince's Day in Monaco on November 19 (The National Monegasque Feast Day was established by Prince Charles III in 1857 to coincide with the Sovereign Prince Patron Saintís Day, thus constituting a moveable feast);
Sainte Cecilia Day in Monaco on November 21 (Saint Cecilia is the Saint Patron of musicians. Her Feast is celebrated on the Sunday following Monacoís National Holiday);
St Nicholas Day on December 6 (International. The St. Nicholas/Santa Claus leaves little presents in children's shoesl)