The Orthodox Church today the memory of SS. Constantine the Great, King and Equal to the Apostles and Helen, his mother.
St. Constantine (274-337) reigned in Rome and Byzantium – Constantinople. In his time, in 313, the freedom of Christian faith was proclaimed. He summoned the First Ecumenical Council in 325 years against the Aryan heresy. He died in 337 AD in Nicomedia and was placed in a gold coffin in the church „St. apostles „in Constantinople. His mother, Queen Helena, who lived godly and its willingness and diligence was found the cross on which Christ was crucified.