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Feast Day of the Ascension of the Lord in Sacramento, CA - 06/14/16

On the 9 of June, 2016, Holy Ascension Church of Sacramento, California marked its Patronal Feast Day of the Ascension of the Lord.

His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America presided over the Divine Liturgy. Concelebrating with him were...


Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church - 06/14/16

For many decades the Russian Orthodox Church took and continues to take an active part in the preparation of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church. Since the 1st Pan-Orthodox Conference in 1961 on Rhodes, the outstanding hierarchs and the best theologians of our Church have made their contribution to the work on a great number of the Council’s topics, including those which were not to be included later in the agenda of the Holy and Great Council. For the sake of the earliest convocation of the Council, the Russian Orthodox Church has repeatedly re-affirmed her readiness to achieve decisions mutually acceptable for all the participants in the pre-Council process, even if such decisions diverted from the already agreed rules of the Council’s preparation.


Photo-report from Pascha at Protection of the Holy Virgin Church in Hollywood - 06/14/16

Pascha night at Protection of the Holy Virgin Church in Hollywood, CA.


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Announcements
2016 Symposium on St John of San Francisco
St. John 50th Anniversary Luncheon
The Western American Diocese Will Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Saint John the Wonderworker
The Diocese is Seeking a Leader for a Special Fundraising Project to Preserve the Legacy of St. John (Maximovich)
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Archpastoral Communiqués
Paschal Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 04/30/16

The Paschal Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America may be read here


Nativity Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 01/07/16


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