Western American Diocese
Western American Diocese
Saint John of San Francisco Day July1, 2017

The annual commemoration of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker is scheduled for July 1, 2017

Friday June 30: All-night Vigil at 6:00 PM.
Saturday July 1: Divine Liturgy, Greeting of the Bishop at 9:00 AM, procession, and meal.

26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference, 4 to 8 October, 2017, to be held in Los Angeles, CA

The 26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference, will be hosted by the Holy Transfiguration Cathedral in Los Angeles, California, October 4-8, 2017, with the sessions taking place at the Four Points Sheraton Los Angeles, Westside. The theme of the Conference is “Prayerful Sound in the Orthodox Church: Vocal Artistry of the Deacon, Reader and Singer at Divine Services.” Watch for the official announcement and registration information.

The Liturgical Music Commission

Summer Youth Volunteer Workweek at St. Silouan’s Monastery, Sonora, CA

With the blessing of the Abbot of St. Silouan’s Monastery in Sonora, CA, His Grace Irenei Bishop of Sacramento and under the auspices of the Youth Committee of the Western American Diocese, chaired by Archpriest Boris Henderson, a volunteer youth workweek is being organized at the monastery from July 2 to July 8, 2017.

Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR, in Fall of 2017

Archpriest James Baglien and the community of Saint Martin the Merciful Church of Corvallis, OR, will be marking their 15th Anniversary this fall. In conjunction with this celebration, His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America will be performing the Great Consecration of the church on Saturday the 21 of October, 2017.

Diocesan Chancellery


Western American Diocese

598 -- 15th Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94118


Diocesan Chancellery Administrator: Bishop Theodosy 

Chancellery Office Manager: Natalia Ermakova


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