Happy St Jean Baptiste Day


Saint Jean Baptiste Day, held annually on June 24, is the feast day of St John the Baptist, a Jewish preacher who baptized Jesus in the River Jordan. It is a day of celebration in Quebec and other areas of French Canada. Saint Jean Baptiste Day is also known as “la Saint-Jean”, “St John the Baptist Day”, “Fête nationale du Québec” and “Quebec’s National Holiday”.

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  1. I wondered what holiday today was. I’ve never heard of this one. I hope you have a great day!

  2. Happy St-Jean, Cindy!

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