Feastday of the Lower Church in Honor of the Finding of the Relics of St. John, San Francisco, CA
Finding of the Relics of St. John
The feastday of the lower church (ex-sepulcher) in honor of the Finding of the Relics of St. John, Wonderworker of Shanghai & San Francisco will be marked on Thursday, October 12. The Vigil to St. John will be served in the cathedral proper on Wednesday, October 11, at 6:00 pm, and the feastday Liturgy on Thursday – in the lower church at 8:00 am. This is also the patronal feast of St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Academy.
Saint John's relics were uncovered and found incorrupt 24 years ago, in 1993.