On October 29, 2 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 29 October 2024
|In the people ‒ Longinus the Centurion
Martyr Longinus the Centurion, who died at the Cross of the Lord
It is dedicated to the Roman soldier Longinus, who pierced the ribs of the crucified Jesus with a spear. After these events, he confessed himself a Christian and was martyred by order of Pontius Pilate.
|Reverend Longinus, goalkeeper of the Caves and Longinus of Yarenga||
Celebration of the memory of two Saints Longinus. The first was the Pechersk gatekeeper, who had the gift of foresight. Buried in Distant caves. The second lived in the XVI century, was a monk of the Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery. He drowned in the White Sea during a storm while returning from the Tver land, where he went on monastic business.