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HOLY ASCENSION RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OF SACRAMENTO CELEBRATED ITS FEAST DAY - 05/17/18

On May 17, 2018, the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento celebrated its Patronal Feast Day.

His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America presided over the Divine Liturgy and festivities. Concelebrating with him were Archpriest Paul Volmensky (Rector), Archpriest James Steele (St. Elias Church of Diamond Springs, CA), Archdeacon Peter (Karakozoff), and deacons Nicholai Lenkoff and Nicholas Stoltz.


Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America gives a church award to Grand Duke Georgy Mikhailovich - 05/14/18

On Sunday, May 6, 2018, The 5th Sunday of Pascha and the feast day of St George the Victory-Bearer and Great Martyr, His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Synodal Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York City, along with the Senior Priest of the cathedral, Protopriest Andrei Sommer.

The Head of the Russian Imperial House, Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna and her son, Tsesarevich and Grand Duke Georgy Mikhailovich, who was celebrating his namesday, prayed at the service.


The 8th Annual Children’s Cossack Games were Held - 05/07/18

On Saturday the 5th of May, 2018, the 8th Annual Children’s Cossack Games were held at Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento under the direction of Stanislav Holokov a Semirechniy Cossack, Ataman of the Cossacks’ National Union and Dean of the Western American Cossack Cadet School in honor of the “Don” Icon of the Mother of God.


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Saint John of San Francisco Day, June 30th, 2018
Annual Pilgrimage to Fort Ross, May 28, 2018
Decree No. 11E/2018 To the Clergy and Laity of the Western American Diocese
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Nativity Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Wester America - 01/04/18


Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 04/16/17

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


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