Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/ 60 Join the 26th Church Music Conference in Los Angeles, California http://wadiocese.com/news_170906_1.html Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/09-06-Choir-Conference/Choir-conference-flyer.jpg&archive=0&final_h=249&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>The 26th Annual Music Conference will be held in Los Angeles from October 4th to 8th, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p>Along with many interesting lectures, this year's conference will feature special lessons and workshops for deacons.&nbsp;</p> <p>Archbishop Kyrill's <a href="/files/General-2017/Decree-Choir-Conference-LA/Decree1717E-2017.pdf">Decree</a> (scroll to second page for English).</p> <p>Registration <a href="http://www.rocmconference.org/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">here</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170906_1.html Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR, in Fall of 2017 http://wadiocese.com/news_170428_9.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2015/St-Herman-Youth-2015/Oregon_40.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Archpriest James Baglien and the community of Saint Martin the Merciful Church of Corvallis, OR, will be marking their 15<sup>th</sup> Anniversary this fall. In conjunction with this celebration, His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America will be performing the Great Consecration of the church on Saturday the 21 of October, 2017.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170428_9.html Matushka Maria Potapova recalls her childhood experiences with St. John the Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco http://wadiocese.com/news_170626_3.html Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-26-Saint-John/Symposium2-MM.jpg&archive=0&final_h=128&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Below is a video of the presentation given by Matushka Maria Potapova at a symposium on Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker, which was sponsored by the Saints Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies held in San Francisco, CA, on June 30 &amp; July 1, 2016.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170626_3.html Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Appointed by the Council of Bishops as Administrator of the Diocese of Great Britain, Visits England http://wadiocese.com/news_170624_1.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-24-Bishop-Irenei-Enlgand/6bpireneilondon17_005_jpg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=213&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>From May 11-22, 2017, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and Ruling Bishop of the UK Diocese, His Grace Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Vicar of the Western American Diocese, made an archpastoral visit to the United Kingdom, heading a pilgrimage with the myrrh-streaming &ldquo;Hawaii-Iveron&rdquo; icon on its first visit to the UK, as well as convey the archpastoral blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion to his flock...</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170624_1.html Report on the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Munich, Germany, 2017 http://wadiocese.com/news_170620_1.html Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-20-Sobor-Munich/munich-02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=160&percent=100"><div> <div> <div> <p>From 27th May / 9th June to 3rd / 16th June, the plenitude of the Hierarchy of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia gathered in the Convent of Grand Duchess Elisabeth the New-Martyr in Buchendorf, Germany, for the meeting of the Sobor of Bishops as well as the consecration of the Munich Cathedral dedicated to the New-Martyrs and Confessors of Russia.</p> <p>The three Hierarchs of the Western American Diocese...</p> </div> </div> </div></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170620_1.html 25 Years: The Clergy and Faithful of the Western American Diocese Congratulate His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill with the Anniversary of His Consecration to the Episcopacy http://wadiocese.com/news_170607_1.html Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-06-AK-Collection/Consecration-Bishop-Irenei-2016-crop.jpg&archive=0&final_h=171&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>On&nbsp;7th June 2017, the Ruling Bishop of the Western American Diocese, His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill, celebrates the 25th anniversary of his episcopal consecration &mdash; first as Bishop of Seattle (1992), and later as Bishop (2000) and then Archbishop (2003) of San Francisco and Western America. Not only is such an anniversary a moment of significance for the Archbishop himself, inviting his own private reflections on a quarter-century of Archpastoral service and labours before God; it is also a moment of significance for the Diocese, and indeed for the Church as a whole, which gives glory to God for the whole Hierarchy of her devout clergy of all ranks and offices, who in the long service of her Archpastor have been called to lead Godly lives and approach the Heavenly Kingdom in the ancient and essential context of our hierarchical life.</p> <p>The biography of His Eminence is found below, together with a gallery of photographs from the past twenty-five years, in anticipation of more substantial materials to be collected...</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170607_1.html Patriarchal Congratulations to Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco on the 25th Anniversary of His Episcopacy http://wadiocese.com/news_170609_1.html Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-06-AK-Collection/086-AK-Russia-Panagia4-AK-panagia.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>On June 7, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent congratulations to His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia on the 25th anniversary of his episcopal consecration:</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170609_1.html Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fort Ross, 2017 http://wadiocese.com/news_170602_1.html Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Fort-Ross/Fort-Ross-2017-Loghin-02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=120&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>On Monday May 29, 2107, the National Holiday Memorial Day, members of the Western American Diocese made an annual pilgrimage to Fort Ross State Historic Park on the shores of Central California about an hour&rsquo;s drive north of San Francisco. The 100 or so pilgrims were a welcome sight this year!</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170602_1.html His Grace Bishop Irenei, the Second Auxiliary of the Western American Diocese, Speaks at Holy Trinity Seminary, Jordanville, NY http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_6.html Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=JPG&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Bishop-Irenei-Jordanville/Bishop-Irenei-Jordanville-03.JPG&archive=0&final_h=113&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>With God's grace, another school year has been successfully completed. This Sunday, May 28, 2017, Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary celebrated its 69th&nbsp;Annual Commencement with a Service of Thanksgiving, commencement exercises, and a reception. We graduated six students, four receiving honors ranging from&nbsp;<em>cum laude</em>&nbsp;to&nbsp;<em>summa cum laude</em>.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_6.html A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with President Putin http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_2.html Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Consecration-New-Martyrs/AK-All-Bishops-Putin-2017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=118&final_w=160&percent=100"><p class="style5" align="left">On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Sretensky Stavropighial Monastery in Moscow, and officiated at the celebration of Divine Liturgy that followed.</p> <p class="style5" align="left">Attending the services was Russian President Vladimir Putin.</p> <p class="style5" align="left">After Liturgy, His Holiness met with bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia headed by His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_2.html THE SERVICE OF THE CONSECRATION OF THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE NEW MARTYRS AND CONFESSORS OF THE RUSSIAN CHURCH IN MOSCOW’S SRETENSKY MONASTERY http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_1.html Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Consecration-New-Martyrs/New-Martyrs-of-Russia-Church-Consecration.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>May 25, 2017, on the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrated the rite of the Great Consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the New Martyrs and Confessors of the Russian Church in Sretensky Monastery and led the Divine Liturgy in the newly-consecrated church. Russian president Vladimir V. Putin was present at the Divine service.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.com/news_170601_1.html Join the 26th Church Music Conference in Los Angeles, California http://wadiocese.org/news_170906_1.html Wed, 06 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/09-06-Choir-Conference/Choir-conference-flyer.jpg&archive=0&final_h=249&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170906_1.html Matushka Maria Potapova recalls her childhood experiences with St. John the Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco http://wadiocese.org/news_170626_3.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-26-Saint-John/Symposium2-MM-crop.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170626_3.html Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Appointed by the Council of Bishops as Administrator of the Diocese of Great Britain, Visits England http://wadiocese.org/news_170624_1.html Sat, 24 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-24-Bishop-Irenei-Enlgand/6bpireneilondon17_005_crop.jpg&archive=0&final_h=115&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170624_1.html Report on the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Munich, Germany, 2017 http://wadiocese.org/news_170620_1.html Tue, 20 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-20-Sobor-Munich/munich-02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170620_1.html Greeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Council of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad. PHOTO: Patriarchal panagia gifted on the occasion of Archbishop Kyrill's 60th Birthday, 2014 http://wadiocese.org/news_170609_1.html Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-06-AK-Collection/086-AK-Russia-Panagia4-AK-panagia.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170609_1.html 25 Years: The Clergy and Faithful of the Western American Diocese Congratulate His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill with the Anniversary of His Consecration to the Episcopacy http://wadiocese.org/news_170607_1.html Wed, 07 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-06-AK-Collection/001-AK-early-Consecration-Day-Metropolitan-Vitlay-01-crop.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170607_1.html Diocesan Pilgrimage to Fort Ross, 2017 http://wadiocese.org/news_170602_1.html Mon, 29 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Fort-Ross/Fort-Ross-2017-Loghin-02.jpg&archive=0&final_h=120&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170602_1.html A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with President Putin http://wadiocese.org/news_170601_2.html Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Consecration-New-Martyrs/AK-All-Bishops-Putin-2017.jpg&archive=0&final_h=118&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170601_2.html THE SERVICE OF THE CONSECRATION OF THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST AND THE NEW MARTYRS AND CONFESSORS OF THE RUSSIAN CHURCH IN MOSCOW’S SRETENSKY MONASTERY http://wadiocese.org/news_170601_1.html Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Consecration-New-Martyrs/New-Martyrs-of-Russia-Church-Consecration.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170601_1.html Photo-report: The Great Consecration of a New Church Dedicated to the New Martyrs of Russia, 10th Anniversary of Reconciliation within the Russian Orthodox Church http://orthochristian.com/103840.html Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://wadiocese.com/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-01-Consecration-New-Martyrs/AK-Putin-2017-unification.jpg&archive=0&final_h=111&final_w=160&percent=100"></div> Western American Diocese http://orthochristian.com/103840.html