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Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils

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The '''Sunday of the Fathers of the First Six Councils''' is a feast held by those following the Slavic [[Typikon]] on the Sunday falling from [[July 13]] to [[July 19|19]](the churches following the Typikon of the Great Church celebrate only the [[Fourth Ecumenical Council]] on this Sunday). The Holy Fathers of the [[Ecumenical Councils]] are honored by the [[Orthodox Church|Church]] because, based upon the preaching of the [[Apostles]], they have established one faith for the Church. Guided by the [[grace]] of the [[Holy Spirit]] and accepted by the Church, the Ecumenical Councils are the highest canonical and dogmatic authority in the Church.
==Other feast days==
*The Fathers of the [[Second Ecumenical Council]], '''Constantinople I''', are commemorated on [[May 22]].
*The Fathers of the [[Third Ecumenical Council]], '''Ephesus''', are commemorated on [[September 9]].
*The Fathers of the [[Fourth Ecumenical Council ]] '''Chalcedon''', are commemorated on [[July 16]](but on the Sunday falling July 13-19 according to the Typikon of the Great Church).*The Fathers of the [[Fifth Ecumenical Council]], '''Constnatinople Constantinople II''', are commemorated on [[July 25]].
*The Fathers of the [[Sixth Ecumenical Council]], '''Constantinople III''', are commemorated on [[January 23]].
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