On August 21, 3 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 21 Augustа 2024
|St. Emilian, Bishop of Cyzicus||
A holiday in honor of Bishop Emilian of Cyzicus, who lived during the reign of the iconoclast emperor Leo the Armenian. He spent the last years of his life in prison for the Orthodox faith.
|Transfer of the relics of St. Zosima and St. Savvati of Solovetsky||
The church honors the memory of the transfer of the holy relics of the monk of the Cyril-Belozersky monastery Savvati and the Solovetsky abbot Zosima. This event took place in 1566.
8th day of the holiday
Multi-day fast. It was established in honor of the church feast of the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos. The duration of the fast is 14 days.