On May 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 May 2024
Martyrs of Pelagia the Virgin of Tarsus
It is the feast day of Saint Pelagia. She suffered in 290 for her faith during the persecution of Christians by the Emperor Diocletian.
|St. Nikita (Niphont), Cyril, Nikifor, Clement, Isaac, the Alfanov brothers (Sokolnitsky) in Novgorod||
It is dedicated to the saints - 5 Alfanov brothers, founders of the Novgorod Sokolnitsky monastery. They lived in the XIV century.