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The Iveron-Hawaiian Myrrh-streaming Icon Travels on Its 10th Anniversary - 10/14/17

This year marks the 10th Anniversary from the appearance of the Iveron-Hawaiian Myrrh-streaming Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos (2007-2017), which though was first manifest within the bounds of the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, is venerated and treasured by the Orthodox throughout entire United States of America and beyond, as she has even been abroad traveling to the land of Georgia. The Most Holy Theotokos through Her fragrant and miraculous myrrh brings peace and healing to all.


26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference - 10/11/17

The Liturgical Musical Commission of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia conducted its 26th Annual Musicians’ Conference in Los Angeles, CA, from the 4th to the 8th of October, 2017.

This year’s conference, entitled “Prayerful Sound in the Orthodox Church: Vocal Artistry of the Deacon, Reader and Singer at Divine Services,” was attended by 70 participants including the clergy.


SANTA ROSA FIRE BURNING NOW! UPDATED! - 10/09/17

Please donate - URGENT
We at Russian American Community Services (RACS) are supporting the humanitarian efforts of Sts. Peter and Paul Church, our sister parish, which is welcoming refugees this very moment.
Five parish families have lost their homes and all belongings.

Letter from Archpriest Alexander Krassovsky, Rector of Sts. Peter & Paul Russian Orthodox Church in Santa Rosa, CA:

 


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Announcements
Three Diocesan-wide Commemorations are Observed on November 6 and 7, 2017
Choral Recital of Sacred Music, All Russian Saints, Burlingame, CA, October 29, 2017
St. John Orthodox Academy Annual Gala - Sunday, October 22, 2017
Saint Herman's West Youth Conference to be Held in Seattle, WA, from December 26 to 30, 2017
Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR, in Fall of 2017 -- UPDATED SCHEDULE
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Archpastoral Communiqués
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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