Western American Diocese
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Western American Diocese
Archpastoral Visit to the Old Cathedral

On Bright Tuesday, the 14th of April, 2015, His Emnence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America performed the Divine Liturgy at the Old Cathedral dedicated to the Icon of the Mother of God “Joy of All Who Sorrow.”

 Concelebrating with him were Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg), Archpriest Paul Volmensky, the Deputy Rector Hieromonk James (Corazza) and Hierodeacon Peter (Karakozoff).  His Grace Job, Bishop of Kashira Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in Canada, who came down to California on pilgrimage, prayed in the altar during the Divine Liturgy.

There is a rich, decades-long tradition for the Old Cathedral to receive archpastoral visits by the Ruling Bishop of San Francisco and Western America on the Third Day of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ in the Flesh, the Third Day of the Resurrection of the Christ and Feast Day of the cathedral, July23/August 5.

Archbishop Kyrill serves Bright Tuesday at the Old Cathedral - 04/14/15

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