On May 24, 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 24 May 2024
|Equal-to-the-Apostles Methodius and Cyril, teachers of Slovene||
Day of honoring the brothers Methodius (815-885) and Constantine (827-869; monastic name-Cyril). Creators of the Slavic alphabet and authors of translations of sacred and liturgical books. Methodius was Archbishop of Moravia and Pannonia.
Holy Martyr Mokia
Commemoration of the presbyter in Amphipia (Macedonia). He was executed in Byzantium in 295.
|Holy Martyr Joseph, Metropolitan of Astrakhan||
Memorial Day of the Metropolitan of Astrakhan. He died a martyr's death in 1672 during an uprising of the townspeople. He was canonized in 1918.
|St. Nicodemus, Archbishop of Serbia||
The church honors the Abbot of the Hilendar Monastery, Archbishop of Serbia. He lived until 1325. He became famous for the translation into Slavic and the introduction in Serbia of the Typicon (Charter) of St. Sava the Consecrated of Jerusalem.
|St. Sophronius of the Caves, a recluse||
St. Sophronius Memorial Day. Lived in the XIII century, labored in the Distant (Feodosiev) caves.