On November 5, 2 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 November 2024
The Apostle James, the Lord's brother in the flesh
Commemoration of St. James the Apostle, the first bishop of the Church of Jerusalem. He suffered martyrdom for the Christian faith (he was thrown from the roof of the church). He is the author of the Divine Liturgy.
|Transfer of the relics of Saint James of Borovichi, Wonderworker of Novgorod||
Commemoration of the transfer of part of the relics of St. James in 1657 from the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit in the village of Borovichi to the Iveron monastery.