On February 1, 7 Orthodox church holidays are celebrated. The list of events informs you about church holidays, fasts, and days of honoring the memory of saints. The list will help you find out the date of a significant religious event for Orthodox Christians.
Orthodox Church holidays 1 February 2023
St. Macarius the Great of Egypt
The church honors the memory of Macarius the Great , a Christian saint and hermit originally from Lower Egypt. 300-391. In 360, he founded a monastery in the Nitrian desert, which was later named after him. He wrote spiritual discourses, instructions, and epistles.
|St. Sava of Storozhevsky, Zvenigorod||
The feast of finding the relics of Saint Sava, founder and first abbot of the Theotokos-Rozhdestvensky (Savvino-Storozhevsky) Monastery in Zvenigorod. This event took place on January 19 (February 1, New style) in 1652.
|Holy Martyr Peter Skipetrov, Presbyter||
Day of honoring the New Martyr Peter Skipetrov. He was a deacon at St. Isaac's Cathedral and rector of the Sorrowful Church. He worked as a law teacher. On February 1, 1918, he was killed by Red Guards in the Alexander Nevsky Lavra. He was canonized in 2001.
|St. Mark Eugenicus, Archbishop||
Veneration of Saint Mark Eugenicus, Archbishop of Ephesus. He actively defended Orthodoxy at the Council of Florence. He died in 1457.
|Blessed Theodore of Novgorod||
Honoring the memory of St. Theodore hails from Novgorod. He had the gift of insight and prophecy. In adulthood, he accepted the feat of foolishness (renunciation of worldly goods). He lived in poverty and kept a strict fast. He died in 1392.
|St. Macarius the Roman of Novgorod||
Dedicated to Saint Macarius of Rome. He lived in the XVI-XVI centuries. I spent many years in seclusion. He founded a monastery on the Lenzi River and was its abbot. He built the Assumption Church. He had the gift of insight and miracle-working.
|St. Macarius of the Caves, deacon||
Celebration of the memory of Deacon Macarius. He lived in the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery in the XIII-XIV centuries. He had the gift of performing miracles.