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:
  
*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
 
 
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
 
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
 
*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
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:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
 
:[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
 
:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
 
:[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
*St. [[John of Rila]] ([[October 19]])
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*St. John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
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*St. [[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
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*St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
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*St. John the Egyptian ([[September 20]])
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*St. John the God-bearer ([[September 20]])
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*St. '''[[John Chrysostom]]''' ([[November 13]]), Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as '''John of Antioch'''
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:[[September 14]]
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:[[January 27]] - Relics.
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:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
 
*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
 
*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]])
 
*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]])

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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.
September 14
January 27 - Relics.
January 30 - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
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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