On May 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 May 2023
|St. Sylvester of Obnor||
Homage to the memory of Saint Sylvester, disciple and tonsured monk of St. Sergius of Radonezh. He led a hermit's life. Abbot of the church on the Obnora River. He had the gift of healing from demonic possession, eye diseases. He lived until 1379.
|St. Mark the Apostle and Evangelist (John)||
is the day of remembrance of the apostle of the 70th Mark (John). The closest associate of the Apostles Peter, Paul and Barnabas. Founder of many churches in Egypt. Author of the Holy Gospel of Mark. Founder of the Christian school in Alexandria. He was captured and beaten to death by pagans.
3rd day of the holiday
It's a solid week. The week following Easter. On these days, religious processions are held after the service.