Saturday are of great importance in the life of Orthodox believers. These days, intended for remembrance of the dead and the purification of the soul.
In the Orthodox calendar for the year 2018 you will find all of the major holidays celebrated by the Russian Orthodox Church. Saturday marked in it, is a way to honor the memory of the forefathers who gave us life and all those who died for the Orthodox faith.
Not every Parent falls on Saturday, the sixth day of the week. The ones that “fall” on the Sabbath days, called the Universe.
Ecumenical Parental Saturday in 2018
Opens the list of meat-fare Saturday, which will be celebrated on 10 Feb. This day commemorated all the relatives who graduated from earth’s path. For live, this holiday is a reminder of the mortal life that you need to spend, nurturing immortal soul of purity and good intentions.
The memory of Saint Nicholas will take place before the Church holiday of the Holy Trinity, and her date — 26 may. On the fiftieth day after the Resurrection of the Lord commemorated all the dead without exception, including those who died or voluntarily missing.
Saturday of lent
These sabbaths are distinguished by the fact that after a festive Church service, believers remain at a memorial service in which the mention of their dead relatives. The priests in advance give little notes with the names of those for whose souls want to pray.
The first Saturday will be held during the second week of lent and its date — 3 March.
Second Saturday is marked in the Church calendar, 2018 March 10, and her time is third week post.
Third Saturday will be held March 17. It is the final and takes place during the fourth week of lent.
Private parent days in 2018
Such days exist only in the practice of the Russian Church, and at this time you have the opportunity to pray for the souls of people who have found peace in Heaven.
May 9, at the solemn Liturgy of the Russian people bowed the head in reverence to the fallen soldiers who gave their lives during the great Patriotic war. Tears of joy are interspersed with universal sorrow for the millions who died, who have shown extraordinary valor and courage.
April 17 marks the day of rejoicing that follows exactly on the ninth day after Easter.
September 11 serve as a memorial service for Orthodox soldiers who laid down their lives during the battle for Faith, Tsar and Fatherland.
3 Nov comes Demetrius Saturday. It refers to the exploits of Demetrios, who died a Martyr’s death.
These Orthodox holidays show us the value of human life. During Church services, everyone understands that worldly life is short and can end at any moment, and the immortal soul will continue to exist and will be responsible for all our acts.Pray to a Higher power to help you avoid the hardships and problems in life. Daily spend time on spiritual development, which not only purifies the soul but also attracts life good.