On August 17, 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 17 Augustа 2023
|The seven young men of Ephesus: Saints Maximilian, Jamblichus, Martinianus, John, Dionysius, Exacustodianus (Constantine), and Antoninus||
It is considered the day of remembrance of 7 Ephesian youths who lived in the III century, during the period of persecution of Christians by the emperor Decius.
4th day of the holiday
Multi-day fast. It was established in honor of the church feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. The duration of the fast is 14 days.