“Holy, Holy to the Lord.”
We’re big fans of Neko Case who sings about St. John the Baptist on her album “Fox Confessor Brings the Flood.” Case is not Catholic and probably wouldn’t love to find herself on a Catholic website, but man if this song doesn’t take you to church. Listen after the jump. Loving is donating.
Make some St. John’s wine and serve it to friends tonight. It’s easy. Get the recipe and learn the story of St. John from our own Melissa Musick after the jump:
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: