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Folk customs and signs on April 15: traditions and prohibitions of the day

The Orthodox Church today honors the memory of the Monk Titus, the miracle worker (IX century) and martyr Polycarp (IV century). Saint Titus defended the church from the attacks of heretics, for which he received God's gift of miracles and healing. The Holy Martyr Polycarp was executed during the persecution of Christians because he refused to reject Christ. At this time, the stocks in the houses were running out ...

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Folk rituals and traditions of April 14: the main signs of this day

The Orthodox Church on this day remembers the Monk Mary of Egypt. She was a whore, but ended up in Jerusalem for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross of the Lord. After that, she believed in God and became righteous. To atone for her sins, she retired in the desert for 50 years. The day of Mary of Egypt was popularly associated with the large flooding of rivers and the melting of all snows. ...

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Folk customs and signs on April 13: what not to do and traditions of the day

Orthodox Christians on this day honor the Monk Hypatius the Wonderworker, Abbot of Ruthian. The saint became famous for the amazing healings of the blind, demon-possessed, and thanks to his prayers, many barren women were able to become pregnant. In ancient times, ancestors, in order to expand the area for planting cultivated plants, burned out part of the forest. Therefore, they called themselves fires, and the burned out areas were called fires. It is in honor of this method ...

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Folk customs and signs on April 12: what not to do and traditions of the day

Christians on this day honor the Monk John of the Ladder, the author of the theological work "The Ladder of Paradise". He was a monk at the Sinai Monastery. As a hermit, he lived to a ripe old age. According to the ideas of our ancestors, this day he is very naughty home and does not recognize his owners. He hits domestic animals, breaks things in the house and throws the sled around the yard. The peasants after ...

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Folk customs and signs on April 11: the main traditions and prohibitions of the day

In Orthodoxy, the holy martyr Mark, Bishop of Arefusia, is honored on this day. He became famous for his struggle against paganism and idolatry. He repeatedly suffered for the Christian faith and converted people to it. On this day, the birch holiday was celebrated. On April 11, it was customary to visit birch groves and hug trees. They hugged tree trunks and listened to their noise. They also actively collected ...

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Folk customs and traditions on April 10: what can and cannot be done today

The Orthodox Church honors today the memory of the monk Hilarion the New. From his youth, he kept a vow of chastity and silence. During his life, he performed many miraculous healings, and was also able to control the weather with the help of prayer. By today the weather was getting very warm, and the snow was melting completely. On this day, winter transport was usually replaced by summer transport. On this day they glorified ...

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Folk customs on April 8: what cannot be done today and signs of the weather

Today, after the day of the Annunciation, the Cathedral of the Archangel Gabriel is celebrated. He is considered to be God's messenger and interpreter of God's signs. In Russia, they turned to him in case of illness, damage, for protection during travel and hunting, rescue during drowning and protection of livestock. As early as April 8, the monk ascetic Vasily the New is venerated. He knew how to heal the sick with prayers and more than once miraculously avoided death. ...

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