Western American Diocese
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Notice to All Clergy about Concelebrating on Saint John’s Day - 07/01/2021

His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America welcomes clergy, parishioners and pilgrims to Holy Virgin Cathedral for the Feast of our beloved Holy Hierarch John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker being held on July 2nd  and 3rd, 2021.

This year the number of clergy permitted to serve in the Holy Altar during the Divine Services of the Feast will be limited to a select few.

 NOTE: Only those clergy who have received a personal summons will be permitted to concelebrate...


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Paschal Address of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill - 04/27/2021

Reverend Fathers, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful
of the Western American Diocese ROCOR:
Precious Children of the Church, my beloved flock:

CHRIST IS RISEN!


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Nativity Epistle of His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America - 01/10/2021


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Response to the Latest News about Opening Churches - 05/24/2020


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Paschal Epistle from His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America, 2020 - 04/13/2020

Reverend Fathers, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful
of the Western American Diocese ROCOR:
Precious Children of the Church, my beloved flock:

CHRIST IS RISEN!


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Patriarch Kirill Congratulates Archbishop Kyrill with His 65th Birthday - 11/22/2019

On November 21st, 2019, His Holiness KIRILL Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia congratulated His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Fransciso and Western America with his 65th Birthday. Below is a translation of the Patriarch's letter.


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Exhortation to Bishop James Upon Receiving the Crozier - 11/13/2019

Your Grace, Bishop James!

This day, through the laying on of hands, you have received the Grace of the Holy Episcopacy. You have been summoned to the highest office of Holy Mother Church...


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Paschal Address of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America - 04/25/2019

Reverend Fathers, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful
of the Western American Diocese ROCOR:
Precious Children of the Church, my beloved flock:

CHRIST IS RISEN!

Today we bear witness to the Resurrection of Christ and cry out from the depths of our hearts with joy. There is no other response that is possible for man, beholding the defeat of death, except joy, and we will never cease to experience it so long as we are faithful in following Him.


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NATIVITY EPISTLE оf the Ruling Archbishopвof the Western American Diocese ROCOR - 01/05/2019

Reverend Fathers, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful

Christ is born! Glorify Him!


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Memorandum Concerning the Status of Bishop Irenei - 10/24/2018

His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America issued a Memorandum in which he outlines the duties of His Grace Bishop Irenei of Richmond and Western Europe.


RULING ARCHBISHOP

His Eminence, the Most Reverend KYRILL,
Archbishop of San Francisco & Western America

109 -- 6th Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94118

Telephone: (415) 412-9440

FAX: (415) 276-1935

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Babushka’s Take ’N Bake -- place your order online, pick up on Oct 16/17 at Holy Virgin Cathedral
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Liturgy at the Kazan Church, Guerneville, CA
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VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER, The Benevolent Memorial Fund of St. Archbishop John