On August 8, 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 8 Augustа 2023
Holy Martyrs Yermolai, Yermippos and Yermokrates, Presbyters of Nicomedia
In honor of the three Nicomedia Hieres who survived the burning of Christians in the Nicomedia Church in 303 by order of the Emperor Maximian. They were beheaded in 305 for refusing to renounce Christ.
|St. Moses Ugrin of the Caves||
Memorial Day of the Polish captive Moses. He was tortured for refusing to marry a rich Polish widow. After the death of the Polish King Boleslav, he labored in the Pechersk Monastery for 10 years.
|Venerable Martyr Paraskeva of Rome||
The day of Saint Paraskeva, who was tortured for renouncing faith in Christ under the emperor Antoninus Pius by the rulers of several cities.