On February 4, 5 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 4 February 2023
The Holy Apostle from Timothy 70
It is dedicated to one of the 70 apostles, disciples of Jesus Christ - Timothy. Companion of the Apostle Paul. He was Bishop of the Church of Ephesus for 15 years. In 80, he was killed by pagans.
|St. Macarius of Zhabyn, Wonderworker of Belev||
The church celebrates the memory of Saint Macarius, the Wonderworker of Belev. Years of life: 1539-1623. He founded the Zhabyn Vvedenskaya desert near the town of Belev. The monk was revered in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.
|Holy Martyrs John of the Assumption and Euthymius Tikhonravov, presbyters||
The church honors the memory of two New Martyrs-John of the Assumption and Euthymius Tikhonravov. John was a deacon, then a priest in the Vvedenskaya Church in the village of Vvedenskoye, Ivanovo region. On November 1, 1937, he was arrested and imprisoned in Kineshma. On February 4, 1938, he was shot. Evfimiy served as a sexton, then as a priest in the Transfiguration Church in the village of Doronino. On January 1, 1938, he was arrested and imprisoned in Ivanovo. On February 4 of the same year, they were shot. They were canonized in 2000.
|Venerable Martyr Anastasia of Persia||
Veneration of Saint Anastasius of Persia. He was originally a pagan and was named Magundath. He served in the army of the Persian King Khozro II. Later he was baptized and became a monk. He spent 7 years in a Jerusalem monastery. He was martyred for his faith in Jesus Christ by order of Tsar Khozroy.
|Venerable Martyr Anastasia of the Caves, deacon||
Dedicated to Deacon Anastasia, who lived in the Nearby Caves in the 12th century.