On October 24, 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 24 October 2023
|Cathedral of the Venerable Optina Elders||
Celebration of the memory of the Elders Vvedenskaya Optina desert. It was installed in 1996.
The Apostle from the 70th Philip, one from the seven deacons
The day of honoring one of the 70 apostles Philip originally from Caesarea in Palestine. He was elected a deacon by the apostles, then a bishop. He lived to a great old age.
|St. Theophanes the Confessor, creator of the canons, Bishop of Nicaea||
Veneration of St. Theophanes, the younger brother of St. Theodore the Inscribed. He is the creator of about 150 canons. He became famous as a defender of icon worship. He was exiled during the iconoclasm period. On his return, he was ordained Bishop of Nicaea.