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Encyclopedia > October 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Oct. 6 - Eastern Orthodox Church calendar - Oct. 8 Oct. ... The Eastern Orthodox Church calendar describes or dictates the rhythm of the life of the Church. ...


Fixed commemorations

All fixed commemorations below are observed on October 20 by Old Calendarist Orthodox In Britain and countries of the British Empire, Old Style or O.S. after a date means that the date is in the Julian calendar, in use in those countries until 1752; New Style or N.S. means that the date is in the Gregorian calendar, adopted on 14 September... The Vladimir Icon, one of the most venerated of Orthodox Christian icons of Mary. ...


Saints

Historically, a martyr is a person who dies for his or her religious faith. ... Events Jin Hui Di succeeds Jin Wu Di as emperor of China Births Pachomius, Christian monk (approximate date) Deaths Categories: 290 ... Events Diocletian launched the last major persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire; Hierocles was said to have been the instigator of the fierce persecution of the Christians under February 24 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Empire. ... Venerable is a title confered on persons for a number of religious reasons. ... St Sophia Cathedral (1568-70) is the central monument of the Episcopal House, traditionally (though erroneously) called Vologda Kremlin. ... Abbots coat of arms An abbot (from the Hebrew ab, a father, through the Syriac abba, Latin abbas (genitive form, abbatis), Old English abbad, ; German Abt; French abbé) is the head and chief governor of a community of monks, called also in the East hegumenos or The English version... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan. ... Presbyter is, in the Bible, a synonym for bishop (episkopos), referring to a leader in local Christian congregations. ... Deacon is a role in the Christian Church which is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions. ... Terracina (Latin Tarracina, Volscian Anxur) is a town and episcopal see of the province of Latina - (until 1934 province of Rome) -, Italy, 76 m. ... (1st century BC - 1st century - 2nd century - other centuries) The 1st century was that century which lasted from 1 to 100. ... (3rd century - 4th century - 5th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 4th century was that century which lasted from 301 to 400. ... Events Jin Hui Di succeeds Jin Wu Di as emperor of China Births Pachomius, Christian monk (approximate date) Deaths Categories: 290 ... In general, the term Saint refers to someone who is exceptionally virtuous and holy. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Greece and Crete Crete, sometimes spelled Krete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ...

Other commemorations

  • Uncovering of the relics of Saint Martinian of Byelozersk, abbot (1514)
  • Repose of Bishop Jonah of Manchuria (1925)

 
 

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