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Wildfires Rage in Parts of the Northern Deanery, Some Parishes in Oregon at Risk of Evacuation - 09/09/2020

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has invoked the Emergency Conflagration Act as wildfires continue to spread throughout the state.

There are at least 35 active fires, with more than 368,029 acres burning in the state, according to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management.

Parishes in the Northern Deanery of the Western American Diocese in Oregon are at risk of succumbing to the fires...


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Statement by the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad on the California Fires - 09/02/2020

It is with pain of heart that I am following the events unfolding in California, which is engulfed in flames, making this the second worst fire season in the history of the state. And I hasten to express my profoundest sympathy to everyone. I prayerfully empathize with His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill, the auxiliary bishops His Grace Bishop Theodosy and His Grace Bishop James, the clergy, monastics and flock of the Western American Diocese, the citizens of California, all who have suffered from the flames and the tens of thousands of firefighters battling them.

Glory to God, the fire did not touch the Church of Our Lady of Kazan on the Russian River...


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Cathedral Archpriest Serge Kotar Retires and Departs San Francisco - 08/10/2020

On Saturday, August 1, 2020 longtime cathedral Archpriest Fr. Serge Kotar retired from service at Holy Virgin Cathedral and left the Western American Diocese. Fr. Serge is moving out East and will be living with his son’s family, not far from the Holy Trinity Monastery (Jordanville, NY).


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St. Silouan Monastery Feast Will Be Closed To Pilgrims This Year
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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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