On October 26, 4 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 26 October 2023
|Holy Martyrs Carpus, Bishop of Thyatira, Papylus, Deacon, Martyr Agathodorus and Martyr Agathonica||
The church honors four martyrs who suffered during the persecution of Christians under the Emperor Decius in the third century.
|Venerable Veniamin of the Caves||
St. Benjamin's Memorial Day (XIV century). Before becoming a monk, he was a merchant. He was a monk of the Kiev Pechersk Lavra. He was buried in the Feodosia (Distant) caves.
|Finding of the relics of the Holy Martyr Thaddeus (Uspensky), Archbishop of Tver and Kashinsky||
Commemoration by the Church of the event of finding the holy relics of Archbishop Thaddeus (birth name - Ivan Uspensky) in 1993. His remains are located in the Ascension Cathedral in Tver.
|Iveron Icon of the Mother of God||
It is dedicated to the icon of the Mother of God, which is kept on Mount Athos in the Iveron Monastery. It was destroyed under the Emperor Theophilus. For the purpose of rescue, she was lowered into the sea near Nicaea and soon sailed to the Holy Mountain, where she remained.