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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." <ref> OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious" </ref> As the name of [[John the Baptist]] and [[John the Evangelist]], it is one of the most common Christian given names.
 
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." <ref> OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious" </ref> As the name of [[John the Baptist]] and [[John the Evangelist]], it is one of the most common Christian given names.
  

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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:

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


Triodion

  • St. John Climacus (fourth Sunday of Great Lent), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"

Pentecost

  • St. John of Athens, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
  • St. John the Virgin Martyr, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου) and January 14)
  • St. John the Kilikianos, Gr. ο Κιλικιανός (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
  • St. John the Sabbaitis, Gr. ο Σαββαΐτης (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)

No commemoration

  • St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"
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