October 14: what is the Orthodox holiday, signs of the day and what not to do

Learn about the most important holidays and events October 14 in history

Vladimir Grisyuk

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October 14, Ukrainians celebrate the intercession of the Theotokos 2019

14 Oct 2019 celebrate the Day of defender of Ukraine Day of Ukrainian Cossacks and the Holy virgin. In addition, on October 14 – world standards day, mother’s day in Belarus, thanksgiving in Canada, Columbus day in the United States and the day of national education in Poland.

“Today,” write what Orthodox holiday, Ukrainians celebrate on 14 October 2019. In addition, we tell about the most interesting and important events that happened in history on this day, as well as about the main signs for October 14.

Watch the video: what miracles a gift of Intercession

The feast Day of the Ukrainian Cossacks continues the historical tradition of the Zaporozhian Sich. Zaporozhye Cossacks revered the virgin Mary and considered her to be my patroness. Military campaigns of the Zaporozhian traditionally began with a prayer at the Church in honor of intercession of the Theotokos.

See also:

The intercession of the blessed virgin Mary: greetings in pictures, postcards and poems

The day of defender of Ukraine – the state holiday of Ukraine, celebrated on October 14, 2014, and 2015 is officially off. This date was chosen because Zaporizhzhya Cossacks generally this day is celebrated the Holy virgin and elected new officers.

Some Orthodox holiday on October 14 and what not to do

The great Orthodox feast of the Intercession of the Holy virgin dedicated to the miraculous appearance of the virgin to the faithful. According to legend, on this day, the troops of ancient Rus, headed by Askold laid siege to the Church of Constantinople. The inhabitants of the Byzantine capital had offered up prayers and asking for salvation to the mother of God. She is, according to stories, appeared before the people and covered them with her veil (omophorion). After that, the enemies could not see these people.

Intercession of the Theotokos: the signs on 14 Oct

  • How to cover the wind is blowing from the other side and wait for the first frosts.
  • What a Cover this winter.
  • Winter will be early and cold, if the shroud of flying cranes.
  • If the hostess will bake a lot of pancakes, then in the cold of winter in the house will be warm.
  • Single girls believed that if the Cover is good fun, you can find a good groom. With this sign comes the tradition to refer to the virgin in a festive day with a plea for marriage.

October 14: the most important and interesting events in Ukraine and the world

  • 1926 – in London published a book by Alan Milne “Winnie the Pooh”.
  • 1933 – Nazi Germany announced its withdrawal from the League of Nations.
  • 1947 – American test pilot Charles Yeager exceeded the aircraft speed of sound in controlled level flight.
  • 1962 – American spy plane discovered Soviet missiles in Cuba. The beginning of the Cuban missile crisis.
  • 1966 – canadian Catholic bishops have declared that now Catholics can eat meat on Fridays.
  • 1969 – in Britain appeared in the circulation heptagonal 50-pensava coin instead of a banknote 10 shillings.
  • 2012 – hosted the successful jump of Felix Baumgartner from a height of 39 kilometers.

Who was born October 14,

  • 1906 – Hannah Arendt, German political theorist.
  • 1927 – Roger Moore, English actor (“Live and let die”, “the Spy who loved me”).
  • 1939 – Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer.
  • 1940 – cliff Richard (real name Harry Roger Webb), English singer (“Devil Woman”, “Ocean Deep”).
  • 1946 – Dan McCafferty, vocalist of the Scottish rock band Nazareth (“Hair of the Dog”, “Love Hurts”).
  • 1989 – MIA wasikowska, Australian actress and Director (“Alice in Wonderland”, “Crimson peak”).

Earlier “Today” wrote about the traditions and superstitions of the holiday of intercession of the Theotokos.

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