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Video: The Repose of a Saint, presentation by Sergei Kalfov - 10/11/18

In commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the Translation of the honorable relics of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker, (September 28/October 11, 1993), the Media Department of the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has published a lecture by Sergei Kalfov of Seattle, WA, which he presented during the Symposium entitled “St. John and His Legacy.”

This Symposium was sponsored by the Saints Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox Studies, which was dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker, held from June 30 through July 1, 2016.

His Grace Theodosy Bishop of Seattle Celebrated the Patronal Feast Day of Saint Silouan's Monastery, Sonora, CA - 09/24/18

On September 24, 2018, His Grace THEODOSY Bishop of Seattle presided over the patronal feast day of Saint Silouan the Athonite Monastery in Sonora, CA. 

Concelebrating with His Grace were...

Archimandrite Nektariy (Haji-Petropoulos) Conferred with a Doctorate - 09/16/18

In September of this year, the Mexican Doctoral Council granted the Right Rev. Schema-Archimandrite Dr. Nektariy (Hajji-Petropoulos) an Honoris Causa Doctorate in Social Sciences and Humanities.  He was elected along with another nine people, who were selected due to "outstanding professional service" within the whole country. Among other chosen were deputies, senators, State Ministers...

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Two New Books Mark the Centennial of the Martyrdom of the Royal Family
Diocesan Pilgrimage to Alaska
XII Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference to be held in Placerville, CA
Pastoral Retreat Fall, 2018
Annual Panykhida at Mare Island, 2018
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Archpastoral Communiqués
Memorandum Concerning the Status of Bishop Irenei - 10/24/18

His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America issued a Memorandum in which he outlines the duties of His Grace Bishop Irenei of Richmond and Western Europe.

Nativity Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Wester America - 01/04/18

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