Beheading of Saint John the Baptist
August 29 – Beheading of Saint John the Baptist – None –
Psalm Antiphon: The King sent a soldier of the guard; he went and beheaded John in the prison.
Lesson: The souls of the righteous are in the hand of God, and no torment will ever touch them. In the eyes of the foolish they seemed to have died, but they are at peace. ~Wisdom 3:1-2a, 3b
V: Those who sow in tears
R: Reap with shouts of joy.