On March 21, 2 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 March 2024
|St. Theophylact the Confessor, Bishop of Nicomedia||
Feast of Saint Theophylact, Bishop of Nicomedia. He had the gift of miracle-working. For prophesying about the imminent death of the iconoclast Emperor Leo the Armenian, he was exiled to the fortress of Strovil (Asia Minor). He stayed there for 30 years, until his death. He died in 845.
4th day of the holiday
The main multi-day fast. Installed in honor of the memory of the 40-day fast of Jesus Christ in the desert. The duration of Lent is 48 days.