St John’s Feast 24/06/2021
June 23 2021
The solemnity of the Birth of St John the Baptist was celebrated at St John’s Co-Cathedral, in Valletta, on Wednesday, the vigil of the Solemnity.
The solemn translation of the holy relic of St John the Baptist started at 6:00pm. A part of the right arm of St John the Baptist is preserved in the reliquary.
First Vespers (evening prayers) followed the short procession inside the co-cathedral and then, Solemn High Mass, was presided by His Grace the Archbishop of Malta, Mgr Charles Scicluna together with the Metropolitan Chapter.
The Maltese Association, represented by its President Marchesino Daniel de Petri Testaferrata, together with Fra John E. Critien, Fra Francis Vassallo, Council members, members and volunteers, participated in the feast of the birth of Order’s Patron Saint, St John the Baptist.
More photos of the event are available by clicking the photo below: