John (disambiguation)

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There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
 
There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
  
*[[Apostle John]]
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*'''[[Apostle John]]''', also known as St. '''John the Theologian''' ([[May 8]])
*St. [[John Chrysostom]], Archbishop of Constantinople ([[November 13]] and [[September 14]] and [[January 30]])
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:[[February 15]] - Synaxis.
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:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
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:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
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*St. [[John Chrysostom]], Archbishop of Constantinople
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:[[November 13]]
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:[[September 14]]
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:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
*St. [[John Climacus]] ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
*St. [[John Climacus]] ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
*St. [[John Scholasticus]]
 
*St. [[John Scholasticus]]

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The name 'John' masc. proper name, c.1160, from Gk. Ioannes, from Heb. Yohanan (in full y'hohanan) lit. "Jehovah has favored," from hanan "he was gracious." [1] As the name of John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, it is one of the most common Christian given names.

There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:

February 15 - Synaxis.
July 10 - Synaxis.
September 26 - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
November 13
September 14
January 30 - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
February 24 - First and Second discoveries of the head.
May 25 - The Third finding of his head.
June 24 - Nativity of St. John.
July 23 - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
August 29 - The Beheading, Gr. Απότομη Τιμ. Κεφαλής.
September 23 - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.

Not so common saints (not yet listed on OW):

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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