On March 24, 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 24 March 2023
|Transfer of the relics of the Martyr Epimachus the New||
The church commemorates the transfer of the holy remains of the Martyr Epimachus. He was beheaded with a sword after being brutally tortured for openly professing the Christian faith in Alexandria in 250.
|St. Euthymius, Archbishop of Novgorod, Wonderworker||
The church celebrates the memory of Archbishop Euthymius of Novgorod (birth name-John). He built and restored churches. He died in 1458. He was canonized in 1549.
|St. Sophronius, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Of Jerusalem||
Memorial Day of Saint Sophronius, Patriarch of Jerusalem. Years of life: 560-638. He was called the Wise One for his love of philosophy. He wrote many theological and hymnographic works.
|St. Sophronius, Bishop of Vrachan||
Dedicated to Saint Sophronius, Bishop of Vrachan (birth name Stoiko Vladislavov), originally from Bulgaria. Years of life: 1739-1813. The Church glorified him in 1964.
|St. Sophronius of the Caves, a recluse||
Memory of Sophronius, the recluse of the Caves. He labored in the Kiev-Pechersk Monastery in the Distant (Feodosiya) caves in the XIII century. I read the Psalter daily.
7th 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.