On April 5, 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 5 April 2023
|St. Nikon, Abbot of the Kiev Caves||
Church honors Saint Nikon, Abbot Kievo-Pechersky Monastery, the first disciple of St. Anthony of the Caves. He founded a monastery on the island of Tmutarakan, where he retired for exploits. He died in 1088.
|The Venerable Martyr Nikon of Sicily, Bishop and his 199 disciples||
The church celebrates the memory of Saint Nikon of Sicily, bishop and 199 monks, his disciples. They were martyred for their faith in Jesus Christ by order of the governor of Sicily, Quintianus.
19th day of the holiday
The main multi-day fast. Installed in honor of the memory of the 40-day fast of Jesus Christ in the desert. The duration of Lent is 48 days.