On May 15, 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 15 May 2024
|St. Athanasius the Great, Archbishop of Alexandria (373)||
Dedicated to St. Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria. Author of many spiritual works. He lived until the age of 373.
|Boris and Gleb Sowers
Transfer of the relics of the martyrs of the Blessed Princes Boris (in the Holy Baptism of Roman) and Gleb (in the Holy Baptism of David)
The church celebrates the memory of the holy martyrs Boris and Gleb (Roman and David in epiphany) - brothers of Yaroslav the Wise. Killed by their power-hungry brother Svyatopolk as possible contenders for the Kievan throne. Their relics have the gift of healing.
|St. Athanasius the Seated, Patriarch of Tsaregrad, Lubensky Wonderworker||
The church honors the memory of St. Athanasius (lay name-Alexy). Years of life: 1560-1654. Metropolitan of the Church of Thessalonica, Patriarch of Constantinople. He spent his last days in the Lubensky Monastery and was buried in a sitting position, according to Eastern traditions.
of Tsar Boris (baptismal name - Michael). Years of life: IX century-907. He favored the spread of Christianity in Bulgaria.