On February 16, 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 16 February 2023
|Blessed Prince Roman of Uglich||
Memorial Day of Prince Roman, ruler of Uglich. Years of life: 1235-1285. He founded 15 temples. He was canonized in 1595.
|Equal-to-the-Apostles Nicholas (Kasatkin), Archbishop of Japan||
Honoring the memory of Archbishop Nicholas of Japan (birth name - Ivan Kasatkin). Years of life: 1836-1912. He founded churches, schools, and a theological school in Tokyo. He was canonized in 1970.
|The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord||
Continuation of the great feast of Candlemas. In the temples, divine services are held, prayers are read.
The Righteous Simeon the God-Receiver and Anna the Prophetess
The church honors the memory of Simeon the God-receiver and Anna the Prophetess. The Holy Spirit told Simeon that he would not die until he saw Jesus. Their meeting took place in the Jerusalem Temple. Simeon lived for 360 years. Anna the Prophetess devoted the rest of her life to serving the Lord after her husband's death.