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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 the Chanter ([[October 1]])
 
*St. [[John of Rila]] the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
 
*St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
 
*St. John the Egyptian ([[September 20]])
 
*St. John the God-bearer ([[September 20]])
 
*St. '''[[John Chrysostom]]''' ([[November 13]]), Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as '''John of Antioch'''
 
:[[September 14]]
 
:[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
:[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
 
*St. [[John of Vilna]]
 
*St. [[John the Merciful]] ([[November 12]])
 
*St. [[John the New of Suceava]] ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St. [[John the Silent]]
 
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===January===
 
===January===
 
*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
 
*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
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===March===
 
===March===
 
*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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*St. [[John the Silent]], Bishop of Colonia ([[March 30]]), also known as '''Hesychastes'''
 
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===April===
 
===April===
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*St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
 
*St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
 
*St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
 
*St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
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*St. '''[[John of Vilna]]''' ([[April 14]]), Russian
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
 
*St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
 
*St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
 
*St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
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===June===
 
===June===
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*St. '''[[John the New of Suceava]]''' ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
 
*St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
 
*St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
 
*St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
 
*St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
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===September===
 
===September===
*St. [[John the Hairy]] ([[September 3]])
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*St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
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*St. '''[[John the Hairy]]''' ([[September 3]])
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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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===October===
 
===October===
 
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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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===November====
 
===November====
 
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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
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*St. '''[[John the Merciful]]''' ([[November 12]])
 
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===December===
 
===December===
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*St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
 
*St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
 
*St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
 
*St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
*St. [[John of Kronstadt]] ([[December 20]]), Russian
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*St. '''[[John of Kronstadt]]''' ([[December 20]]), Russian
 
*St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
 
*St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
 
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Revision as of 23:15, 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:

Contents

January

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

February


March


April

  • St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr (April 8);
  • St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος (April 8);
  • St. John the Virgin-Martyr (April 12);
  • St. John of Vilna (April 14), Russian
  • St. John the Martyr (April 14);
  • St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr (April 18);
  • St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης (April 20);
  • St. John of Serbia (April 26);
  • St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (April 27);
  • St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών (April 29)

May

February 15 - Synaxis.
July 10 - Synaxis.
September 26 - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.

June


July

  • St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ (July 3);
  • St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon (July 18);
  • St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) (July 18);
  • St. John (July 21);
  • St. John the Martyr (July 29);
  • St. John the Soldier (July 29)

August

  • St. John, Bishop of Ephesus (August 3);
  • St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New (August 3);
  • St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής (August 3);
  • St. John the Martyr (August 9);
  • St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 18);
  • St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος (August 25);
  • St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople (August 25);
  • St. John the Martyr (August 26);
  • St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 30)

September


October


November=

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

December


Uncommon

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

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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