On January 21, 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 21 January 2024
It is considered the memorial day of Bishop Emilian of Cyzicus. He lived during the reign of the iconoclast Emperor Leo the Armenian. In 815, he was exiled to prison for his faith in Jesus Christ, where he died.
|St. George Hozevit||
Feast day in honor of St. George, abbot of the Khuzivite monastic community in Palestine. Lived in the VII century.
|St. Gregory the Wonderworker and St. Gregory the Recluse of the Caves||
Memorial Day of two saints named Gregory. The Wonderworker of the Caves lived in the XI century. He was tonsured a monk at the Kiev Pechersk Monastery. They were buried in nearby caves. Gregory the hermit asceticism in the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery in the XIV century. He had the gift of performing miracles. The relics of the saint are located in Distant caves.
|To the Venerable Domnica of Constantinople||
Saint Domnica's Day is originally from Carthage. She lived in the 5th century in Constantinople. She had the gift of performing miracles. She healed the sick, predicted the future.
|Holy Martyr Isidore Yurievsky (Dorpat), presbyter and with him 72 martyrs of the victims||
St. Isidore the Priest of St. Nicholas Church in the city of Yuryev. He was martyred for the Orthodox faith. Together with 72 parishioners, he was drowned in an ice hole on the feast of the Epiphany, in 1472.