Feast day

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The feast day of a saint is generally the date of his or her death.
 
The feast day of a saint is generally the date of his or her death.
  
See also [[Great Feasts]] and [[Classification of Feasts]].
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== See Also ==
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[[Great Feasts]]
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[[Classification of Feasts]]
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[[Church Calendar]]
  
 
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A feast day (or festival) is the date a saint, a holy event, or a holy object is commemorated in the liturgical life of the Orthodox Church. A feast day is primarily celebrated through the hymnography of the Church's divine services appointed to be celebrated on such day.

The feast day of a saint is generally the date of his or her death.

See Also

Great Feasts Classification of Feasts Church Calendar


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