On October 16, 2 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 October 2024
Apostle of the 70th Dionysius the Areopagite, Bishop of Athens, Holy Martyrs Rusticus, Presbyter, and Eleutherius, deacon
Day of commemoration of the three martyrs who suffered for their faith in Gallic Lutetia (the old name of Paris) during the persecution of Christians under the Emperor Domitian (late I-early II centuries).
|Confessor Agafangel (Preobrazhensky), Metropolitan of Yaroslavl||
Memory of Saint Agafangel (birth name - Alexander Preobrazhensky). Teacher of the Ranenburg Theological School, rector of the Irkutsk Theological Seminary, Archbishop, then Metropolitan of Yaroslavl and Rostov. Church-wide veneration was established in 2000.