First Primatial Visit of the Newly-Elected
to the Western American Diocese
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2023
HOLY VIRGIN “JOY OF ALL WHO SORROW” CATHEDRAL
6210 Geary Boulevard, San Francisco
THURSDAY, September 28
7:00 PM: AKATHIST to St. John in his sepulchre – the lower church of the Finding of St. John’s relics.
FRIDAY, September 29
5:15 PM: Transfer of St. John’s relics into the center of Holy Virgin Cathedral.
6:00 PM: VIGIL
SATURDAY, September 30
8:30 AM: 3rd & 6th Hours. 9:00 AM: GREETING of the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence METROPOLITAN NICHOLAS. Divine LITURGY and Procession. Following the service a festal luncheon will be offered in the cathedral fellowship hall.