Western American Diocese
Western American Diocese
Funeral Schedule for Archpriest Alexei Poliakov - 06/27/2022

The Funeral for newly-departed Archpriest Alexei Poliakov will take place at Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles, CA, on the day of the celebration of the memory of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker, which is also the 9th Day from the repose of Father Alexei. 

Friday, July 1 –– Panykhida at 6:00 pm
Saturday, July 2 –– Funeral at 10:00 am, pominki in the church hall of the cathedral will follow
Burial to take place in Russia

Holy Transfiguration Cathedral
5432 Fernwood Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027


В субботу 2-го июля в день Празднования Иоанна Шанхайского - в 10 утра будет Отпевание (это будет как раз 9-ый день).
После отпевания - Поминки в большом зале при Соборе.
Хоронить батюшку будут в России.

Schedule of the Patronal Feast of Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church, Seaside, CA - 06/25/2022

In preparation for the impending celebration of their patronal feast day, a group of four motivated parishioners of Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church in Seaside, CA, generously donated a week of their time, showing devotion and love for Saint Seraphim of Sarov the Wonderworker by replacing the floor in the Holy Altar. In addition to this, the brand new flooring material used was considerably discounted.

Schedule of the Celebration of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco Day, July 2nd, 2022 - 06/07/2022

The celebration of the holy memory of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker falls on Saturday July 2nd, 2022.


Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 PM -- Translation of the honorable relics and Akathist Hymn to Saint John

Friday, July 1st at 6:00 PM -- The Greeting of His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America and All-night Vigil

Saturday, July 2nd at 9:00 AM -- The Greeting of the Bishop and Divine Liturgy

Diocesan Chancellery


Western American Diocese

598 -- 15th Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94118


Diocesan Chancellery Administrator: Bishop Theodosy 

Chancellery Office Manager: Natalia I. Ermakova-Mizenina


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