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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.
  
There are approximately 130 saints with this name, or a common variant. Listed in Orthodox Wiki we have:
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== Saints ==
===January===
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'''John''' refers to the following [[saints]]:
*St. '''[[John the Forerunner]]''' ([[January 7]])
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=== January ===
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*'''[[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]] - [[Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]]
 
::[[May 25]] - [[Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Forerunner]]
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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 Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
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*John Calabytes, Gr. Καλυβίτης, "the Hut-dweller", ([[January 15]]);
*St. John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[January 22]]);
*St. John ([[January 26]]);
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*John ([[January 26]]);
*St. John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
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*John the Unmercenary ([[January 31]]), see also St. Cyrus.
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===February===
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=== February ===
*St. John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
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*John the New-Martyr ([[February 3]]);
*St. John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
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*John, Bishop of Irinoupolis ([[February 4]]);
*St. John (A) ([[February 6]]);
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*John (A) ([[February 6]]);
*St. John (B) ([[February 6]]);
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*John (B) ([[February 6]]);
*St. John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
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*John of Thessaloniki, the New-Martyr ([[February 15]]);
 
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
 
*St. '''John III [[John Scholasticus|Scholasticus]]''', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[February 21]])
 
*St. John ([[February 23]]);
 
*St. John ([[February 23]]);
 
*St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
 
*St. John the "Kalfas", Gr. ο Κάλφας ([[February 26]])
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===March===
 
===March===
*St. [[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
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*[[John (Beverley) of England]] ([[March 7]])
*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
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*'''[[John Climacus]]''' ([[March 30]]), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
*St. [[John the Silent]], Bishop of Colonia ([[March 30]]), also known as '''Hesychastes'''
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*[[John the Silent]], Bishop of Colonia ([[March 30]]), also known as '''Hesychastes'''
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===April===
 
===April===
*St. John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
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*John the "Koulikas", Gr. ο Κουλικάς, New-Martyr ([[April 8]]);
*St. John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
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*John the "Nafkliros", Gr. Ναύκληρος ([[April 8]]);
*St. John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
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*John the Virgin-Martyr ([[April 12]]);
*St. '''[[John of Vilna]]''' ([[April 14]]), Russian
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*'''[[John of Vilna]]''' ([[April 14]]), Russian
*St. John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[April 14]]);
*St. John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
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*John of Ioannina, New-Martyr ([[April 18]]);
*St. John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
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*John the Old-Lavritis, Gr. ο Παλαιολαυρίτης ([[April 20]]);
*St. John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
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*John of Serbia ([[April 26]]);
*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
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*John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[April 27]]);
*St. John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
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*John, Metropolitan of Thebes, Gr. Θηβών ([[April 29]])
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===May===
 
===May===
 
*'''[[Apostle John]]''' ([[May 8]]), also known as St. '''John the Theologian''':
 
*'''[[Apostle John]]''' ([[May 8]]), also known as St. '''John the Theologian''':
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::[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
 
::[[July 10]] - Synaxis.
 
::[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
 
::[[September 26]] - Repose, Gr. Μετάστασις.
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===June===
 
===June===
*St. '''[[John the New of Suceava]]''' ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
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*'''[[John the New of Suceava]]''' ([[June 2]] and [[June 24]])
*St John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
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*John martyr of the Boxer-Rising, see Metrophanes Chi Sung ([[June 11]]);
*St. John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
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*John the Soldier of Egypt ([[June 12]]);
*St. John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
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*John, Bishop of Zihnon, Gr. Ζιχνών, ([[December 12]]), also known as Ioachim;
*St. John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]), see also St. Stephanos.  
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*John Θ', Patriarch of Constantinople ([[July 18]]), see also St. Stephanos.  
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===July===
 
===July===
*St. John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
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*John the Russian Fool-for-Christ ([[July 3]]);
*St. John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
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*John, Metropolitan of Chalcedon ([[July 18]]);
*St. John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
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*John of Kiev, the long suffering (Russian) ([[July 18]]);
*St. John ([[July 21]]);
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*John ([[July 21]]);
*St. John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[July 29]]);
*St. John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
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*John the Soldier ([[July 29]])
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===August===
 
===August===
*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
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*John, Bishop of Ephesus ([[August 3]]);
*St. John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
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*John, Bishop of Ephesus, the New ([[August 3]]);
*St. John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
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*John the Confessor, Gr. ο Ομολογητής ([[August 3]]);
*St. John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[August 9]]);
*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
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*John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 18]]);
*St. John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
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*John the Karpathios, Gr. ο Καρπάθιος ([[August 25]]);
*St. John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
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*John, Archbishop of Constantinople ([[August 25]]);
*St. John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
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*John the Martyr ([[August 26]]);
*St. John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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*John, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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===September===
 
===September===
*St. John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
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*John the Faster, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[September 2]])
*St. '''[[John the Hairy]]''' ([[September 3]])
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*'''[[John the Hairy]]''' ([[September 3]])
*St. John of Crete, the New-martyr ([[September 15]])
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*John of Crete, the New-martyr ([[September 15]])
*St. John the Confessor of Egypt ([[September 20]]), beheaded in Palestine, and with him 40 martyrs
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*John the Confessor of Egypt ([[September 20]]), beheaded in Palestine, and with him 40 martyrs
*St. John the God-bearer, Gr. Θεοφόρος ([[September 20]])
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*John the God-bearer, Gr. Θεοφόρος ([[September 20]])
*St. John the Virgin Martyr ([[September 22]])
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*John the Virgin Martyr ([[September 22]])
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===October===
 
===October===
*St. John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
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*John the Chanter ([[October 1]])
*St. '''[[John of Rila]]''' the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
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*'''[[John of Rila]]''' the Miracle-worker ([[October 19]])
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===November===
 
===November===
*St. '''[[John Chrysostom]]''' ([[November 13]]), Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as '''John of Antioch'''
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*'''[[John Chrysostom]]''' ([[November 13]]), Archbishop of Constantinople, also known as '''John of Antioch'''
 
::[[September 14]]
 
::[[September 14]]
 
::[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
::[[January 27]] - Relics.
 
::[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
 
::[[January 30]] - Celebration of the Three Hierarchs
*St. '''[[John the Merciful]]''' ([[November 12]])
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*'''[[John the Merciful]]''' ([[November 12]])
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===December===
 
===December===
*St. John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
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*John the Hermit ([[December 2]]);
*St. John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
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*John, Bishop of Kolonias, Gr. Κολωνίας, ([[December 3]]);
*St. '''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
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*'''[[John of Damascus]]''' ([[December 4]])
*St. John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
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*John, Bishop of Polivotou, Gr. Πολυβότου ([[December 4]]);
*St. John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
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*John the Faster (Russian) ([[December 7]]);
*St. '''[[John of Kronstadt]]''' ([[December 20]]), Russian
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*'''[[John of Kronstadt]]''' ([[December 20]]), Russian
*St. John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
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*John the ράφτης, New-Martyr ([[December 20]])
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===Triodion===
 
===Triodion===
*St. '''[[John Climacus]]''' (fourth Sunday of Great Lent), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
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*'''[[John Climacus]]''' (fourth Sunday of Great Lent), author of "the Ladder" or "Climacus"
 
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===Pentecost===
 
===Pentecost===
*St. John of Athens, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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*John of Athens, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
*St. John the Virgin Martyr, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου) and [[January 14]])
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*John the Virgin Martyr, (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου) and [[January 14]])
*St. John the Kilikianos, Gr. ο Κιλικιανός (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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*John the Kilikianos, Gr. ο Κιλικιανός (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
*St. John the Sabbaitis, Gr. ο Σαββαΐτης (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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*John the Sabbaitis, Gr. ο Σαββαΐτης (4th ... Gr. 4η Διακαινησίμου)
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===No commemoration===
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*John De Montfort, no commemoration.
  
===No commemoration===
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== Artworks ==
*St. John De Montfort, no commemoration.
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* Gospel of John, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John - books of the biblical New Testament
  
 
==Notes==
 
==Notes==
 
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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.

Contents

Saints

John refers to the following saints:

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

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

May

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

June

July

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

August

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

September

October

November

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

December

Triodion

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

Pentecost

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

No commemoration

  • John De Montfort, no commemoration.

Artworks

  • Gospel of John, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John - books of the biblical New Testament

Notes

  1. OrthodoxWiki Note: God is Gracious"

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