Church Orthodox holidays in May 2017

Throughout the year, people are waiting for various holidays, special dates and many memorable days that brighten up everyday life. Especially revered holy days, as they instill in the heart and soul of a person peace and tranquility.Church holidays in May 2017They are famous for being celebrated in nature in a fun company of relatives and friends.

The brightest events for the entire existence of the church must be met with joy and humility. Well, of course, do not forget about the days of the commemoration of the departed and set aside at least a few minutes to honor the memory of the ancestors.

Orthodox holidays in May 2017

May 1, 2017 - Monday

  • Maximov Icon of the Mother of God.
  • Rev. John of Thessalonica.
  • Third Week after Easter.

According to the church calendar, celebrations are celebrated: Anton, Vasily, Victor, Vissarion, Efim, Ivan, Kuzma, Mikhail, Tamara, Felix.

May 2, 2017 - Tuesday

  • Memorial Day of the Blessed Matrona of Moscow.
  • Rev. John the Old-Caveman.
  • Third Week after Easter.

Name Day Victor, George, Dmitry, Ivan.

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May 3, 2017 - Wednesday

  • Rev. Alexander Oshevensky.
  • Celebration of the Cypriot Icon of the Mother of God.
  • Third Week after Easter.
  • Fast day.

Named celebrated Alexander, Athanasius, Gabriel, Gregory, Mary, Fedor.

May 4, 2017 - Thursday

  • Priest-martyr John Prigorovsky Presbyter.
  • Martyr Iannuariya.
  • Commemoration of the martyrs Isaac, Apollos and Kodrata.
  • Third Week after Easter.

Named celebrated Alexander, Alexey, Denis, Isaac, Nicholas, Fedor, Jacob.

May 5, 2017 - Friday

  • Reverend Theodore Sikeote, Bishop of Anastasiopolsky.
  • Third Week after Easter.
  • Fast day.

Named celebrate Vitaly, Vsevolod, Galaktion, Clement, Fedor.

May 6, 2017 - Saturday

  • Great Martyr George the Victorious.
  • The second finding of the list of the Iberian Icon of the Mother of God.
  • 3 weeks on Easter.

Celebrate the birthday of Valery, Alexander, Anatoly, Athanasius, Valery, George, Ivan, Yuri.

May 7, 2017 - Sunday

  • Memorial Day of the Martyr Savva Stratelates and with him 70 warriors.
  • "Molchan" ikony of the Mother of God.
  • 4 week after Easter.

Angel Day is celebrated by Susanna, Alexey, Valentin, Innokenty, Joseph, Leonty, Nikolay.

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May 8, 2017 - Monday

  • Apostle and Evangelist Mark.
  • Tsaregrad Icon of the Mother of God.
  • 4 weeks on Easter.

Orthodox calendar name day for men and women with the names of Ida, Mark, Nick, Sergei, Yaroslav.

May 9, 2017 - Tuesday

  • Commemoration of the departed warriors.
  • St. Stephen, Bishop of Velikopermsky.
  • 4 weeks on Easter.

In the names of Vasily, Glafira, Ivan, Nikolai, Peter, Stepan.

May 10, 2017 - Wednesday

  • The Transposition of Pentecost.
  • St. Stephen, Bishop of Velikopermsky.
  • Simeon of Jerusalem, the apostle of 70.
  • Celebration of Mozdok and Dubensky icons of the Mother of God.
  • 4 weeks after Easter
  • Fast day.

Named parties are celebrated: George, Anastasia, Ivan, Illarion, Nikolay, Pavel, Peter, Sergey, Semyon, Stepan.

May 11, 2017 - Thursday

  • St. Cyril, Bishop of Turov.
  • 4 weeks on Easter.

Anna, Vitaly, Kirill, Maxim are celebrating their angel day.

May 12, 2017 - Friday

  • Memories of the nine martyrs of Kizicheskikh.
  • Reverend Memnon the Wonderworker.
  • Fast day.
  • 4 weeks on Easter.

May 12, 2017, the name day is celebrated by Arseny, Artemy, Bogdan, Vasily, Ivan, Fedot.

May 13, 2017 - Saturday

  • Apostle James Zebedee, brother of John the Divine.
  • St. Ignatius Brianchaninov, Bishop of the Caucasus and the Black Sea.
  • 4 weeks on Easter.

Angel's Day at Ignat (Ignatius), Basil, Clement, Maxim, Nikita, Jacob.

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May 14, 2017 - Sunday

  • 5 week after Easter, about the Samaritan.
  • Rev. Paphnutius of Borovsk.
  • Prophet Jeremiah.

On May 14, 2017, according to the Orthodox calendar, the names of people celebrate Tamara, Vasily, Gerasim, Efim, Ignatius, Makar, Maxim, Nikita, Nina.

May 15, 2017 - Monday

  • St. Athanasius the Great, Archbishop of Alexandria.
  • The transfer of the relics of the faithful princes of the passion-bearers Boris and Gleb, in the holy Baptism of Roman and David.
  • Putivl and Vutivanskaya icons of the Mother of God.
  • 5 week after Easter.

Name day in men and women with the names of Athanasius, Boris, Gerasim, Gleb, David, Zoya, Mark, Tamara.

May 16, 2017 - Tuesday

  • Venerable Theodosius, Hegumen of Kiev-Pechersk.
  • 5 week after Easter.

Angel Day at Nicholas, Paul, Peter, Timothy

May 17, 2017 - Wednesday

  • Giving up the feast of the Prevention of Pentecost.
  • Martyr Pelagia.
  • Old Russian and the Icon of the Mother of God.
  • Fast day.
  • 5 week after Easter.

Tatiana, Anton, Athanasius, Isaac, Cyril, Clement, Leonty, Maria, Nikita, Pelageya.

May 18, 2017 - Thursday

  • Great Martyr Irina.
  • Celebration of the Mother of God "Inexhaustible Chalice" icon.
  • 5 week after Easter.

According to the calendar, the holiday of people with the names of Irina, Adrian, Jacob.

May 19, 2017 - Friday

  • I wish you all the long-suffering Job.
  • Fast day.
  • Easter week 5 continues.

Named celebrated Basil, Denis, Ivan, Illarion, Michael.

May 20, 2017 - Saturday

  • Memories of the appearance of the Cross of the Lord in heaven in Jerusalem.
  • Reverend Nil Sorsky.
  • Martyr Akakios the centurion.
  • Celebration of Lyubech and Zhirovitsky icons of the Mother of God.
  • 5 week after Easter.

Angel Day is celebrated by Thaddeus, David, Ivan, Joseph, Michael, Stepan.

May 21, 2017 - Sunday

  • Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian.
  • 6 week after Easter, about the blind.

Namedoms at Adrian, Arseny, Ivan.

May 22, 2017 - Monday

  • The transfer of the relics of the saint and wonderworker Nicholas from Mir Lycian to Bar.
  • Rev. Joseph of Optina.
  • Monday 6th week after Easter.

Celebrating the birthday of the church calendar whose people called at baptism the names of Heraclius, Basil, Gabriel, Joseph, Nicholas.

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May 23, 2017 - Tuesday

  • Apostle Simon the Zealot.
  • St. Simon of Pechersk.
  • Blessed Simon.
  • Kiev-Brotherly Icon of the Mother of God.
  • Tuesday 6th week of Easter.

Name days: Basil, Cyril, Renata, Semen, Taisiya.

May 24, 2017 - Wednesday

  • Giving away the Easter holiday.
  • Pre-celebration of the Ascension of the Lord.
  • Equal to the Apostles Methodius and Cyril, the teachers of Slovenia.
  • Fast day.

Alexander, Joseph, Kirill, Konstantin, Rostislav.

May 25, 2017 - Thursday

  • The Feast of the Ascension of the Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.
  • Martyr Yermogen, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia wonderworker.

Named people with the names of Peter, Herman, Denis, Ivan, Fedor.

May 26, 2017 - Friday

  • Afterfeast of the Ascension of the Lord.
  • The martyrs Glyceria of the virgin and the martyr Laodicea, the prison guard.
  • Fast day.

Angel Day is celebrated: Robert, Alexander, Vasily, George, Efim, Irina, Makar, Marianna, Sergey.

May 27, 2017 - Saturday

  • Blessed Isidore, Christ among the foolish, Rostov miracle worker.
  • Tereben and Yaroslavl Pechersk icons of the Mother of God.

People with the names of Mark, Alexander, Ivan, Leonty, Makar, Maxim, Nikita, Tikhon celebrate the birthday.

May 28, 2017 - Sunday

  • Week 7 on Easter, the holy fathers.
  • Rev. Pachomius the Great.

Years of birthday at Makar, Anastasia, Dmitry.

May 29, 2017 - Monday

  • Rev. Theodore the Sanctified.
  • The transfer of the relics of Ephraim Perekomsky, the wonder-worker of Novogorodsk.
  • Beginning of 7 weeks on Easter.

In the calendar the names are Muse, Alexander, Arkady, George, Modest, Nikolai, Peter, Fedor.

May 30, 2017 - Tuesday

  • The Apostle Andronicus and St. John, his helpers.

Named celebrate Evdokia, Adrian, Athanasius, Stepan.

May 31, 2017 - Wednesday

  • The memory of the holy fathers of these Ecumenical Councils.
  • Fast day.

Alexander, Andrei, Bogdan, Vasily, David, Denis, Isabella, Claudia, Christina, Lev, Makar, Pavel, Peter, Faina, Fyodor, Julian, and Julia celebrate their birthday parties.

Church posts in May 2017

One-day posts - May 3, May 5, May 10, May 12, May 17, May 19, May 24, May 26, May 31.

The use of lenten dishes is welcomed on these days, and the church also bans entertainment, wedding baptism ceremonies.

The main church holidays in May

Commemoration of the departed warriors

There were many heroes in our land who gave their lives for the peaceful existence of their descendants.Such people are usually commemorated on this bright May holiday, to thank for their great deed and self-sacrifice. In all Orthodox churches there is a sacred liturgy.

The Ascension of the Lord

This twelve great rolling feast day is directly connected with the Great Easter. It is celebrated on the fortieth day after the end of Easter, for according to the holy scripture during this period, Jesus Christ ascended into heaven after crucifixion and was reunited there with the Lord God.

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