Western American Diocese
Western American Diocese
Saint John of San Francisco Day, June 30th, 2018 - 05/15/18

The Annual Feast of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker will be held on June 30th, 2018, at the Diocesan Cathedral of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow." His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill is presiding.

Friday June 29th at 6:00 pm: All-night Vigil
Saturday June 30th at 9:30 am: Greeting of the Bishop, Divine Liturgy, procession and Festal Meal

Annual Pilgrimage to Fort Ross, May 28, 2018 - 05/15/18

The annual pilgrimage to Fort Ross, CA, will take place on the Day of the Holy Spirit, Monday May 28th, 2018. 

9:30 am Liturgy in the chapel
Procession to the cemetery and Litya for the Dead
Lunch at the Kazan Church on the Russian River
Address: 17370 Neeley Road; Guerneville, CA 95446

Decree No. 11E/2018 To the Clergy and Laity of the Western American Diocese - 04/27/18

This year on April 29th marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Alexander II of Russia. Emperor Alexander II is remembered mainly for his progressive reform in the abolishment of serfdom in 1861 that served as a prototype to President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.

Diocesan Chancellery


Western American Diocese

598 -- 15th Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94118


Diocesan Chancellery Administrator: Bishop Theodosy 

Chancellery Office Manager: Natalia I. Ermakova-Mizenina


Office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Telephone: (415) 387-8757

FAX: (628) 256-2922 

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