Epiphany is celebrated 12 days after christmas, on 6 january, and commemorates the visit of the wise men to the infant jesus.
48+ Christmas Day Eastern Orthodox Church Pictures. Orthodox christians celebrate their christmas day this year on monday 7 january. Passages of holy scripture, saints and events for commemoration are associated with each date.
Church is attended that day where traditions such as burning frankincense to remember the three wise men who visited jesus as a baby and brought him the julian calendar is often used by orthodox churches. Easter monday is a holiday and many people travel to the seaside for the day or go and watch one of many sporting. On christmas day or christmas eve, a special meal is usually served.
This is because the russian orthodox church adheres to the julian calendar, which is 13 days.
Fixed feasts occur on the same calendar day every year, while. Christmas in russia is most widely celebrated on january 7. The eastern orthodox church still uses the julian calendar in some regions such as russia. Easter monday is a holiday and many people travel to the seaside for the day or go and watch one of many sporting.