On October 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 October 2024
|Finding of the relics of Saints Gurius, Archbishop of Kazan and Varsonofy, Bishop of Tver||
A feast in honor of finding the relics of two saints - Gurius and Varsonofy. This event took place in Kazan in 1595 during the construction of a new stone church in the Transfiguration Monastery.
Hieromartyr Hierotheos of Athens, Bishop
It is dedicated to Saint Hierotheus, who was consecrated a bishop by the Apostle Paul. He was martyred in the first century.
|Blessed Prince Vladimir Yaroslavich of Novgorod, Wonderworker||
Honoring the eldest son of Grand Duke Yaroslav the Wise. The memory of the holy Prince Vladimir of Novgorod was established in 1439.
|St. Ammon, Recluse of the Caves||
Homage to the memory of Saint Ammon. He had the gift of insight and miracle-working. I spent 22 years in the Nitrian desert.
|Holy Martyr Peter of Kapetolia||
The feast of St. Peter hails from the Capitol. He was a presbyter. He was tortured to death by Muslims for his faith in Christ.
|St. Stephen Schiljanovic||
Celebration of the memory of St. Stefan Schilyanovich. He was a soldier, served in the army of the Serbian ruler.