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Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Appointed by the Council of Bishops as Administrator of the Diocese of Great Britain, Visits England - 06/24/17

From May 11-22, 2017, with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and Ruling Bishop of the UK Diocese, His Grace Bishop Irenei of Sacramento, Vicar of the Western American Diocese, made an archpastoral visit to the United Kingdom, heading a pilgrimage with the myrrh-streaming “Hawaii-Iveron” icon on its first visit to the UK, as well as convey the archpastoral blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion to his flock...


Epistle of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 06/16/17

We, the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, gathered for a Council of Bishops in the God-preserved city of Munich during the celebration of the Pentecost, in the blessed presence of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign.” This year we remember with sorrow the hundredth anniversary of the terrible, bloody events of 1917; we are at the same time filled with joy over the anniversary of the restoration of the patriarchate and the tenth anniversary of the reestablishment of unity within the Russian Church.


MONUMENT TO 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MP-ROCOR REUNION CONSECRATED AT CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL - 06/20/17

After serving the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral on Sunday, June 18, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the new monument “Reunification,” dedicated to the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, reports Patriarchia.ru. The historic event took place on May 17, 2007 at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral, with the new monument being timed to its tenth anniversary.


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Saint John of San Francisco Day July1, 2017
26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference, 4 to 8 October, 2017, to be held in Los Angeles, CA
Summer Youth Volunteer Workweek at St. Silouan’s Monastery, Sonora, CA
Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR, in Fall of 2017
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Paschal Epistle of His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 04/16/17

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


Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill - 01/08/17

The Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill for 2016/2017 can be read here.


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