On November 17, 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 17 November 2023
|St. John the Great||
A holiday in honor of Saint Ioannikios (752-846), who served for 6 years in the army of Emperor Leo IV, then became an ascetic. He had the gift of prophecy.
|Yerema-stay at home
Holy Martyrs Nicander, Bishop of Myra, and Hermaeus the Presbyter
Celebration of the memory of Saints Nicander and Hermaeus, the disciples of the Apostle Titus. They were martyred for their faith in Christ under the Emperor Livania.
|St. Mercury of the Caves||
It is dedicated to Saint Mercury, a monk of the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery, who labored in the Distant (Feodosiya) caves in the XIV century.
|Blessed Simon, Holy Fool for Christ's Sake, Yurievetsky||
It is considered the day of memory of St. Simon, a native of the city of Yuryevets of the Volga region. He had the gift of insight. A holiday in his honor was established in 1635.