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Nativity Epistle of Metropolitan HILARION, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 01/07/17

Nativity Epistle of
HILARION,
Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York,
First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia

Moved by the most profound feelings of fraternal love and joy for the Savior of the World born in Bethlehem, I congratulate the archpastors, clergymen, monastics and all the faithful flock of the Russian Church Abroad on this great and holy feast of the Nativity of Christ!

O, blessed Nativity night!


CHRISTMAS MESSAGE BY PATRIARCH KIRILL OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA - 01/06/17

Your Eminences the archpastors, esteemed Fathers and deacons,

all-honourable monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters!

On this holy night I extend my heartfelt greetings to you all and from the depths of my soul I congratulate you on the great feast of the Nativity of Christ: the feast of the fulfillment of the promises of old for the salvation of the human race, the feast of the ineffable love of the Maker towards his creation, the feast of the coming into the world of the Son of God who is the Messiah...


The Enthronement of His Grace Irenei As Bishop of Sacramento - 12/07/16

On Sunday the 4th of December, 2016, on the Feast of the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple, His Eminence KYRILL Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America visited Holy Ascension Church of Sacramento, CA, and enthroned a new Vicar, His Grace IRENEI Bishop of Sacramento, in his city and vicariate.


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Pastoral Retreat for Great Lent, 2017
X Annual Lenten Retreat at Holy Virgin Cathedral
The Holy Land, 2017
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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.


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


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