Western American Diocese
Western American Diocese
Camp Fire in Paradise California, Help the Victims! - 11/14/18

An Appeal through the Russian American Community Services (RACS).
The deadliest fire in California's history affects thousands. We have been asked to assist the Chico, CA Sts. Cyril and Methodius parish to help reconstruct the lives of area families who suffered in this tragedy. 

100% of funds received will benefit victims.

Please contribute.
300 Anza Street
San Francisco, CA  94118

Western American Diocese to Mark the Centennial of the Martyrdom of the Holy Royal Family, St. Nicholas Cathedral, Seattle, WA - 10/27/18

On November 13, 2018, Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle, Washington, will be sponsoring an all-Diocesan a lecture and banquet to mark the Centennial of the Martyrdom of the Holy Royal Martyrs of Russia. The cathedral is a memorail church dedicated to the memory of His Imperial Highness Emperor Tsar Nicholas and His August Family. 

This event, open to all the members of the Western American Diocese, is being combined with fall retreat of our clergy.

Monday November 12 at 6:00 PM: Greeting of His Grace THEODOSY Bishop of Seattle, All-night Vigil serverd by the clergy of our Diocese.
Tuesday November 13 at 9:00 AM: Divine Liturgy
Tuesday November 13 at 6:00 PM: Litya for the Departed, lecture "The Holy Royal Martyrs" by Russell Marten, performance by graduates and choir, Banquet.

For tickets call Tatiana Bilibin at (425) 478-7997 or Natalie Kotar at (206) 499-2886.

Divine Services:
St. Nicholas Cathedral
1714 13th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

Lecture & Banquet
Women's University Club
1105 6th Ave.,
Seattle, WA

Two New Books Mark the Centennial of the Martyrdom of the Royal Family - 10/10/18

Holy Trinity Publishing at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, has published two new books to mark the centennial of the martyrdom of the Holy Royal Family of Russia.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Alaska - 10/09/18

Dear Brothers and Sisters!

With the blessing of His Eminence Kyrill Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America, the community of the Royal Martyrs of Russia in Reno/Sparks, NV, is organizing a pilgrimage to Alaska for 7 days from the 28th of July to the 4th of August, 2019, which will include visits to Orthodox churches in Juno, Sitka and also Saint Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle, WA. It is from here that we will depart for Alaska on a ship of the cruise company “Holland America Line.”

XII Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference to be held in Placerville, CA - 10/07/18

St. Herman's West youth conference will be held at St. Elias parish in Diamond Springs, CA near Placerville Dec. 23-Dec. 28 this year! Registration and more details of the schedule are coming soon.

We'll have Fr. Peter Perekrestov from San Francisco, CA and Fr. Moses Berry from Springfield, MO as speakers. We'll partake in local mining culture and pan for gold and gemstones. We'll get answers to our deepest questions in panel discussions. And we'll make friendships that last a lifetime. And it that isn't enough, we'll travel to the nearby Serbian church of St. Sava to venerate the relics of a saint close to us in place and time -- St. Sebastian of Jackson and San Francisco.

Arrival airport is Sacramento (SMF). Details and registration to follow here.

Diocesan Chancellery


Western American Diocese

598 -- 15th Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94118


Diocesan Chancellery Administrator: Bishop Theodosy 

Chancellery Office Manager: Natalia I. Ermakova-Mizenina


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