John (disambiguation)

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*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
 
*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
 
:[[February 24]] - First and Second discoveries of the head.
 
:[[February 24]] - First and Second discoveries of the head.
:[[May 25]] - [[The Third finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]].
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:[[May 25]] - [[Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]]
 
:[[June 24]] - The Birth of St. John.
 
:[[June 24]] - The Birth of St. John.
 
:[[July 23]] - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
 
:[[July 23]] - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
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:[[September 23]] - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
 
:[[September 23]] - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
 
:[[October 12]] - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina
 
:[[October 12]] - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina
*St. [[John the Hairy]]
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*St. [[John the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
*St. [[John the Merciful]]
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*St. [[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]]
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*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
  

Revision as of 19:22, April 6, 2008

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:

  • St. John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as John of Antioch
November 13
September 14
January 27 - Relics.
January 30 - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
February 15 - Synaxis.
July 10 - Synaxis.
September 26 - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
February 24 - First and Second discoveries of the head.
May 25 - Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner
June 24 - The Birth of St. John.
July 23 - Synaxis of the Baptist, Gr. Σύναξις.
August 29 - The Beheading of St. John, Gr. Απότομη Τιμ. Κεφαλής.
September 23 - The Conception, Gr. Σύλληψις.
October 12 - (Russian), transfer of hand to Gatchina

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

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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