On the major feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, March 25/April 7, 2022, His Eminence Kyrill, Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America made a pastoral visit to All Russian Saints Church of Burlingame, CA. Presiding over the Divine Liturgy, His Eminence was assisted by Archpriest Stefan Pavlenko (Rector), the Archpriests Andrei Sommer and Alex Kotar, Archdeacon Peter (Karakozoff) and several acolytes.
Archbishop Kyrill ordained longstanding parishioner and parish councilmember, Alex Baranoff, to the Holy Diaconate.
At the end of the Divine Liturgy, Matushka Tatiana Pavlenko was awarded the Synodal Medal of the Order of Holy Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth for her many dedicated years of service to Mother Church.
The clergy and faithful of the Western American Diocese congratulate Father Deacon Alex Baranoff and Matushka Tatiana Pavlenko. Many Years!