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A General Meeting of the Synod of Bishops Opens San Francisco - 06/30/16

Opening today, June 30, 2016, is a General Meeting of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia in the presence of the Directress of the Russian Diaspora, the “Kursk-Root” Icon of the Mother of God. Sessions are being held in the Archbishop Anthony Memorial Library, a part of the Chancellery of the Western American Diocese at Saint Tikhon’s House in San Francisco, CA.


An Annual Russian River Retreat - 06/29/16

            This year, the parish school of Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento held its annual Russian River camp from June 21, 2016 until June 25, 2016. On Tuesday, June 21, a group of participants gathered near the Holy Ascension Church. Once all belongings were safely stored in the vehicles, Father Paul blessed each car and we headed out to the Russian River. After a 2 hour drive, we arrived at the campground and set up two tents. Working together, we quickly assembled them and went to the molebin at the nearby Church of the Mother of God of Kazan in Guerneville, California.


Feast Day of the Ascension of the Lord in Sacramento, CA - 06/14/16

On the 9 of June, 2016, Holy Ascension Church of Sacramento, California marked its Patronal Feast Day of the Ascension of the Lord.

His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America presided over the Divine Liturgy. Concelebrating with him were...


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Announcements
2016 Symposium on St John of San Francisco
St. John 50th Anniversary Luncheon
The Western American Diocese Will Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Saint John the Wonderworker
The Diocese is Seeking a Leader for a Special Fundraising Project to Preserve the Legacy of St. John (Maximovich)
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Paschal Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 04/30/16

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


Nativity Epistle of His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 01/07/16


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