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

In the Psalms of King David we frequently find the word of praise -- "Alleluiah". Apart from the Psalms, this word appears only twice in the Bible. Once, in the Old Testament, in the prophetic vision of the New Jerusalem in the Book of Tobit it is said that its streets will echo with alleluias. Then in his Revelation St. John says: "... I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power unto the Lord our God." And alleluias continue to issue forth from the mouths of those who are holy...

Latest news

With the blessing of His Eminence, the Very Most Reverend Metropolitan Hilarion, First-hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church...

On November 14, 2017 we had the honor of hosting the monthly greater Washington area Orthodox clergy luncheon at our...

The year 2017 is significant for several reasons. This year, the children of the Church prayerfully commemorate the restoration...

Parish diary


Address of our Cathedral

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

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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