On July 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 July 2023
|Apparition of the icon of the Most Holy Theotokos in the city of Kazan||
Memorial Day of the appearance of the miraculous icon of the Mother of God in Kazan in 1579. On the site of the apparition, a temple was built in honor of the icon. The celebration in her honor became all-Russian, starting in 1649. This is one of the most revered icons of the Russian Orthodox Church.
It is dedicated to Saint Procopius (real name - Neanius), who suffered in Caesarea for his faith in Christ under the emperor Diocletian.
|Saint Procopius, Holy Fool for Christ's Sake, Wonderworker of Ustyug||
In honor of Saint Procopius, originally from Lübeck. He spent part of his life in Veliky Ustyug. He had the gift of foresight. The holiday was established in 1547.