Western American Diocese - Upcoming Events http://wadiocese.org/ 60 Funeral Schedule for Newly-departed Archpriest Mark Gomez http://wadiocese.org/news_170626_1.html Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://wadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-25-Father-Mark-Gomez/Father-Mark-Gomez-02-crop.jpg&archive=0&final_h=221&final_w=160&percent=100"><div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">On Saturday June 24, 2017, a dedicated pastor and beloved father confessor of the Western American Diocese, newly-departed Archpriest Mark Gomez, reposed in the Lord.</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">Funeral Service Schedule for newly-departed Archpriest Mark Gomez:</span></strong></span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188566"><span class="aQJ">Tuesday, June 27th</span></span></span></strong></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Pannikhida at &nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188567"><span class="aQJ">7:30 PM</span></span></span></span></div> <div><strong><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></strong></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">St. Sergius Church</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">1346 12th Ave,&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">San Francisco, CA 94122</span></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><strong><span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188568"><span class="aQJ">Wednesday, June 28th</span></span></strong><br /></span></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Fr. Mark's body arrives @<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188569"><span class="aQJ">4:00 PM</span></span>&nbsp;at Sobor.</span></span></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Holy Virgin Cathedral</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">6210 Geary Blvd.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">San Francisco, CA 94121<br /></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Vespers and Matins&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188570"><span class="aQJ">5:00 pm</span></span></span></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Funeral (Отпевание)&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188571"><span class="aQJ">6:30pm</span></span></span></span></div> <div><em><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Archbishop Kyrill officiating.&nbsp;</span></em></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><strong><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188572"><span class="aQJ">Thursday, June 29th</span></span></span></strong></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Divine Liturgy for the Departed.&nbsp;&nbsp;<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_927188573"><span class="aQJ">7:40 AM</span></span></span></span></div> <div><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Holy Virgin Cathedral</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">6210 Geary Blvd.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">San Francisco, CA 94121</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><em>After Liturgy we will drive in funeral procession&nbsp;</em></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;"><em>to the grave site at the Serbian cemetery, where the body will be interred.</em>&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Serbian Cemetary</span></div> <div><span class="m_6919780175260172123gmail-_Xbe"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">1801 Hillside Blvd.</span></span></div> <div><span class="m_6919780175260172123gmail-_Xbe"><span style="font-family: georgia, serif;">Colma, CA 94014</span></span></div> </div></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170626_1.html The Celebration of the Feast of Saint John, Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco, 2017 http://wadiocese.org/news_170502_4.html Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://wadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/06-26-Saint-John/Saint-John-SF.jpg&archive=0&final_h=176&final_w=160&percent=100"><div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco &amp; Western America the 2017 St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco's feastday will be marked on Saturday, July 1 (Saturday closest to July 2). The schedule of the solemn celebration at the Holy Virgin Joy of All Who Sorrow Cathedral in San Francisco, where St. John's relics are, is as follows:</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Thursday, June 29</strong></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">At 7:30 pm, following the daily Vespers and Matins (6:00 pm), St. John's relics will be transferred to the middle of the cathedral and an Akathist to St. John will be chanted before them.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Friday, June 30</strong></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Confessions will begin at 5:00 pm.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">All-Night Vigil at 6:00 pm.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;"><strong>Saturday, July 1</strong></span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Greeting of the presiding Bishop and the Divine Liturgy at 9:00 am.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">After the Liturgy a Service of Intercession to St. John (Molieben) and procession.</span></div> <div><span style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Festal luncheon for clergy and faithful in the cathedral fellowship hall.</span></div></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170502_4.html 26th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians' Conference, 4 to 8 October, 2017, to be held in Los Angeles, CA http://wadiocese.org/news_170502_3.html Tue, 02 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://wadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=gif&relativeimage=images/news/2017/05-02-Choir-Conference-Montreal/rocm-logo.gif&archive=0&final_h=95&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>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&nbsp;<strong>Four Points Sheraton Los Angeles, Westside</strong>. The theme of the Conference is <em>&ldquo;Prayerful Sound in the Orthodox Church: Vocal Artistry of the Deacon, Reader and Singer at Divine Services.&rdquo;</em> Watch for the official announcement and registration information.</p> <p>The Liturgical Music Commission</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170502_3.html Summer Youth Volunteer Workweek at St. Silouan’s Monastery, Sonora, CA http://wadiocese.org/news_170428_10.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://wadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2017/04-28-workweek-St-Silouan-Monastery/St-Silouan-Monastery-workproject-4.jpg&archive=0&final_h=120&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>With the blessing of the Abbot of St. Silouan&rsquo;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.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170428_10.html Great Consecration of St. Martin the Merciful Church in Corvallis, OR, in Fall of 2017 http://wadiocese.org/news_170428_9.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://wadiocese.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/news/2015/St-Herman-Youth-2015/Oregon_40.jpg&archive=0&final_h=90&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Archpriest James Baglien and the community of Saint Martin the Merciful Church of Corvallis, OR, will be marking their 15<sup>th</sup> 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.</p></div> Western American Diocese http://wadiocese.org/news_170428_9.html