On October 5, 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 5 October 2023
|The Prophet Jonah||
Celebration of the memory of the Biblical prophet, author of the Book of the Prophet Jonah.
|Holy Martyr Phocas, Bishop of Sinope||
Honoring the memory of St. Phocas comes from Sinop. He suffered for his faith in Christ under the Emperor Trajan. It is revered as a protector from fires and an assistant to drowning people.
|Venerable Jonah, Presbyter (IX), father of Saints Theophanes, creator of the canons, and Theodore the Inscribed||
It is the day of commemoration of Saint Jonah of Palestine (IX century), who had the gift of healing and his two sons.
|St. Jonah of Yashezersky||
It is dedicated to Saint Jonah (XVI century), originally from the village of Shoksha. Founder of the monastery dedicated to the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos.
|St. Macarius of Zhabyn, Wonderworker of Belev||
Homage to the memory of Saint Macarius, the founder of the Zhabyn Vvedensky Church near Belev.