On September 20, 5 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 20 September 2023
|Pre-celebration of the Nativity of the Most Holy Theotokos||
Preparation for the great feast - the birth of the Virgin Mary. On this day, a service is held in churches, prayers are read.
|Martyr Sozon of Pompeoli (Cilicia)||
In memory of Saint Sozon, a shepherd native of Lycaonia. He was put to torment by order of the Emperor Maximian for damaging the idol.
|St. John, Archbishop of Novgorod||
Day of honoring Archbishop John (in monastic life - Elijah) originally from Novgorod. Creator of the monastery dedicated to the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos.
|Venerable Martyr Makarii Kanevsky, Abbot of Pinsk, Wonderworker of Pereyaslav||
Veneration of Saint Macarius, abbot of the Kanevsky Monastery (lived in the XVII century). He had the gift of insight and miracles.
|St. Serapion of Pskov||
Honoring the memory of Saint Serapion, a native of Yuriev (now Tartu, Estonia), defender of Orthodoxy. He had the gift of insight and miracles. He is celebrated as the" companion and friend " of St. Euphrosyne of Pskov.