On October 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 October 2023
|Venerable Euphrosyne of Alexandria and Euphrosyne (in the world of Theodulia) Suzdal||
Feast of the two Saints Euphrosyne. One of them was originally from the city of Alexandria and lived in the 5th century. She spent 38 years in a monastery called Izmaragd. The second (baptismal name-Feodulia), led an ascetic life in the Suzdal convent in honor of the Position of the robe of the Mother of God. Lived in the XIII century.
Repose of St. Sergius, Abbot of Radonezh, Wonderworker of All Russia
Day of honoring the greatest ascetic (abbot) of the Russian land, founder of the Trinity Monastery near Moscow and other churches. St. Sergius of Radonezh is considered the reformer of monasticism in Northern Russia.
|Transfer of the relics of St. Herman, Archbishop of Kazan and Sviyazhsk||
Commemoration by the Church of the transfer of the holy relics of Archbishop Herman of Kazan from Moscow to the Sviyazhsk Assumption Monastery. This happened in 1592.