Festivals of St. John

The 24th of June is consecrated to St. John the Baptist, and the 27th of December to St. John the Evangelist. It is the duty of Masons to assemble on these days, and by solemn invocation of the past, renew the ties and strengthen the fraternal bonds that bind the present to the brotherhood of the olden time. — ( Luke 1:57 - Matthew 4:21 )


Biblical References

Luke 1:57

Now Elisabeth's full time came that she should be delivered; and she brought forth a son.

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Matthew 4:21

And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.

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