In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit

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Our site features articles in Russian and English on the Holy Orthodox Faith along with audio and video presentations, chronicling the life of our parish - the only church community in the United States founded in 1949 by St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco. All of the original articles and most videos on this site are property of our parish and may be freely used to the glory of God with permission.

Pastoral word

BODILY SICKNESS, THE RESULT of sinfulness, is inextricably intertwined in human life. Part of the mission of the Apostles and of the Church is the liberation of the children of the Kingdom from the bondage to sickness, sin, and death which is a consequence of the Fall. So it was that the Apostles "went out, and preached that men should repent. And they cast out manydevils, and anointed with oil many that were sick, and healed them"(Mark 6:12-13). This mission of healing was clearly, understood by the Apostles, as the Epistle of James witnesses: "Is...

Latest news

The true focus of Maslenitsa is on charity. The funds collected by parishioners of both cathedrals (of St....

The 37th Annual St. Herman Youth Conference of 2016 took place from December 23-27th at the Hyatt Hotel in Arlington, VA. Graciously hosted by St...

The annual St Herman's Youth Conference on the East Coast of the USA opens on December 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. The event hosts round tables,...

Parish diary


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  • 4001 17th St. N.W.,
  • Washington, D.C., 20011

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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