On February 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 February 2024
|Great Martyr Theodore Stratelates||
Honoring the memory of St. Theodore. He killed a large serpent that lived in a chasm near the city of Euchaita. For his bravery, he was appointed a military commander (stratelates) in Heraclea. He suffered for his faith in Jesus Christ in 319 under the Emperor Licinius.
The Prophet Zechariah of the Sickle
Commemoration of St. Zacharias , one of the 12 minor prophets. He predicted the coming of Jesus Christ, his tradition, the last days of the Savior's earthly life, etc. He received the nickname "Sickle-Seer" because in one of his revelations he saw a flying scroll in the form of a sickle.
|St. Sava II, Archbishop of Serbia||
Memorial day of the third Serbian Archbishop Sava II (birth name - Predislav). Years of life: approx. 1200-1271.