St. John the Baptist Orthodox celebrate today. After the Baptism of the Lord, believers honor the Saint who baptized the Savior.
According to tradition, the prophet John grew up in the desert in preparation for the great Ministry with fasting and prayer. To preach the Lord called him at the age of thirty. In obedience to the calling, the prophet came to the shore of the Jordan for the Baptism of Christ.
John the Baptist is one of the most revered Christian saints. The name of the ion in Moldova are more than one hundred thousand men, Ivan almost 58 thousand. And about five thousand women are called Yanami.