On August 2, 3 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 2 Augustа 2023
|The Prophet Elijah||
It is dedicated to one of the greatest prophets - Saint Elijah (IX century BC). It is believed that he was taken to Heaven in a fiery chariot alive. They pray to Him in times of drought for rain. In Russia, he is considered the patron saint of the Airborne Forces and the Air Force. In the people this holiday is called Elijah's Day.
|St. Avraamiy of Galich, Chukhlomsky, Abbot||
Homage to the memory of Saint Abraham (XIV century), the enlightener of the Galician country. Founder of 4 monasteries dedicated to the Most Holy Theotokos.
|Finding of the relics of St. Athanasius of Brest, Abbot||
In honor of finding the holy relics of Abbot Athanasius in May 1649. They rest in the Brest Simeon Monastery.