On January 6, 4 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 6 January 2023
|The Venerable Martyr Eugenia, and with her the martyrs Protus, Jacinthus, and Claudia||
In honor of the Roman Eugenia and with her three martyrs who suffered for their faith in Christ under the Emperor Gallienus in the 260s.
|Christmas Eve (the eve of the Nativity of Christ)||
The eve of the feast of the Nativity of Christ. The name "Christmas Eve" comes from the word "sochivo" - wheat grains soaked in juice.
|St. Nicholas, Monk||
The church celebrates the memory of St. Nicholas , a military commander under the Byzantine King Nikephoros I. He had the gift of insight.
40th day of the holiday
Multi-day fast. Its purpose is the spiritual purification of a person and preparation for the Christmas holiday. The duration of the fast is 40 days.