On July 17, 6 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 July 2023
|Passion Bearers of Tsar Nicholas II, Tsarina Alexandra, Tsarevich Alexy, Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia||
Day of execution of the All-Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family. This event took place by decree of the "Ural Regional Council of Workers', Peasants 'and Soldiers 'Deputies" in the Ipatiev house in Yekaterinburg in 1918. They were canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church in 2000.
|Saint Andrey Rublev, iconographer||
is dedicated to the ascetic iconographer Andrey Rublev. He is the author of the miraculous image of the Most Holy Trinity.
|Blessed Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky||
Memory of the Grand Duke of Vladimir, son of Yuri Dolgoruky. During the reign of Andrey Bogolyubsky, the Vladimir-Suzdal Principality was the strongest in Russia. He was martyred by traitors in his Bogolyubsky castle in 1174. He was glorified by the Russian Orthodox Church in 1702.
|St. Andrew of Crete, Archbishop||
The church honors the memory of the holy Archbishop of Crete. Author of many Liturgical hymns. He lived until 712.
|St. Martha of Antioch, mother of Simeon of Divnogorsk||
Feast in honor of the mother of St. Simeon Stylites (lived until 551).
|Finding of the relics of St. Euthymius, Wonderworker of Suzdal||
The church celebrates the finding of the holy relics of the Suzdal wonderworker Euthymius. This event took place in 1507. The relics were laid in the Transfiguration Cathedral of the monastery.