On January 8, 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 8 January 2023
|Cathedral of the Most Holy Theotokos||
Honoring the Holy Virgin. The celebration was established at the Sixth Ecumenical Council in 681.
|The Feast of the Nativity of Christ||
Continuation of the feast of the Nativity of Christ. On this day, a divine service is held in churches, prayers dedicated to Christmas are read.
|Holy Martyr Euthymius, Bishop of Sardis||
The church honors the memory of Bishop Euphemia of Sardinia. At the seventh Ecumenical Council, he denounced the iconoclastic heresy. He was exiled three times. He was martyred by order of the iconoclast Emperor Theophilus.
2nd day of the holiday
It's a solid week. The period from Christmas to Epiphany. The celebration has an ancient origin.