On January 23, 6 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 23 January 2023
St. Gregory of Nyssa, Bishop
Homage to the memory of Saint Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa in Cappadocia. He fought against Arianism. He wrote many theological works. Lived in the IV century.
|St. Theophan the Recluse of Vyshensk||
The church celebrates the memory of St. Theophan the Recluse (birth name - Georgy Govorov). Years of life: 1815-1894. He taught at the St. Petersburg Theological Academy, and in 1857 became its rector. In 1872, he went into retirement. He wrote many literary and theological works. He was canonized in 1988.
|St. Marcian of Constantinople, Presbyter||
It is considered the day of commemoration of Saint Marcian, the presbyter of the Great Church in Constantinople. He built churches in the name of the holy Martyrs Anastasia and Irina. He had the gift of miracle-working. He lived in the 5th century.
|Holy Martyr Anatoly, Metropolitan of Odessa||
Feast of St. Anatoly (birth name - Andrey Grisyuk) - Metropolitan of Odessa and Kherson. Years of life: 1880-1938. He died in the Ukhto-Pechersk concentration camp hospital. He was canonized in 2000.
|St. Dometianus, Bishop of Melitene||
Commemoration of Saint Domitian, Bishop of Melitina (Greater Armenia). Lived in the VI century. He had the gift of performing miracles.
|St. Paul of Komel (Obnor)||
Is dedicated to St. Paul of Komel (Obnor), a disciple of St. Sergius of Radonezh. Years of life: 1317-1429. He founded the Church of the Holy Trinity and the Pavlo-Obnor Monastery.