On December 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 December 2023
|St. Cyril of Chelmogorsky||
Celebration of the memory of St. Cyril originally from the city of Beloozero. He spent 52 years on Chelmnaya Gora. He founded a monastery and a church in honor of the Epiphany of the Lord.
|St. Patapius of Thebes||
The feast of Saint Patapius comes from the city of Thebes. After reaching the age of majority, he retired to the Egyptian desert. He led an ascetic lifestyle. He had the gift of healing.
24th day of the holiday
Multi-day fast. Its purpose is the spiritual purification of a person and preparation for the Christmas holiday. The duration of the fast is 40 days.