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Memorial of Sts. Elizabeth and Zechariah

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The Church honors Elizabeth and Zechariah — the parents of John the Baptist — together, just as they served and praised God together, all the days of their lives. Luke describes them this way, “Both were righteous in the eyes of God, observing all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blamelessly.” (You can read their story in Luke 1:5-25; 57-80.) Read more from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:

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