On June 9, 7 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 9 June 2023
|St. John of Russia, the Confessor||
Homage to the memory of St. John. He served in the army of Peter I, took part in the Russo-Turkish War. He was captured during the Prut campaign in 1711 and sold to the Turks. At first, he suffered beatings and humiliation for refusing to accept Islam. He lived until 1730.
|Holy Martyr Ferapontos, Bishop of Sardis||
It is dedicated to Saint Ferapont, Bishop of Sardis in the Asia Minor region of Lydia. He suffered for his faith in Christ in the third century during the government of Julian.
|Venerable Ferapont of Belozero, Archimandrite and Ferapont of Monzen||
It is the day of remembrance of the two Holy Ferapontovs. The first was the founder of monasteries in the Belozersk region and near Mozhaisk, where he was elevated to the rank of archimandrite. Years of life: 1337-1426. The second is a monk of the monastery of St. Adrian on the River Monze. He had the gift of miracle-working. Predicted the famine of 1601. He lived until 1597.
|Transfer of the relics of St. John the Baptist. Cyprian, Photius and Jonah, Metropolitans of Moscow||
Feast in honor of the finding and transfer of the relics of three Moscow metropolitans. This event took place in 1472 during the construction of the new Assumption Cathedral in the Kremlin.
|Finding the relics of St. Nil Stolobensky||
The church honors the memory of Saint Nile. The holiday is timed to coincide with the discovery of his relics in 1667 during the construction of a stone church on Stolobenskoye Island. Now the relics rest in the Znamensky Church in Ostashkov.
|Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God||
A holiday in honor of the miraculous appearance of the icon and the victory of the Swedes in 1613-1614 under the patronage of the Virgin.
|St. David of Thessalonica||
The day of St. David, who lived near the city of Thessaloniki. He had the gift of performing miracles. He lived until 540.