On June 28, 8 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 28 June 2023
|St. Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow and All Russia, Wonderworker||
The church honors the memory of All-Russian Metropolitan Jonah. He had the gift of insight and miracles. He lived until 1461.
|The Prophet Amos||
Day of honoring the third of the 12 minor prophets. Beaten to death for his prophecy by the son of a priest of an idolatrous temple.
|Venerable Martyrs Gregory, Abbot, and Cassian of Avnezh||
Veneration of Saints Gregory and Cassian, who labored in asceticism on the Sukhona River in Vologda land. They suffered during a Tatar raid in the Avnezhsky monastery in 1392.
|St. Jerome of Stridon||
Honoring the memory of St. Jerome, originally from Strydon. He was a presbyter of the Church of Antioch. He is the author of many works, translations into Latin of the books of the New and Old Testaments. He lived until 420.
|Transfer of the relics of St. Theodore Sikeot, Bishop of Anastasioupol||
Celebration of the memory of Saint Theodore hails from the village of Sikea (Asia Minor). He was Bishop of Anastasiopolis. He had the gift of insight. He lived until 613.
|Blessed Prince Lazarus of Serbia||
Saint Lazarus Day of Serbia. He lived in the XIV century, during the Serbian-Turkish war. He was captured and sentenced to death during the Battle of Kossovo in 1389.
|St. Ephraim II, Patriarch of Serbia||
It is considered St. Ephraim's Memorial Day. He was abbot of the Serbian Ibrov Monastery, and was elected to the patriarchal throne in 1376.
5th day of the holiday
It's a solid week. A week after the celebration of the Holy Trinity. Preparation for Peter's Fast.