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 our age, the Church is often accused of the disparagement of women. Orthodox people point to the Myrrhbearing Women as one example (the other being the Mother of God) of how highly the Church regards women – so highly, that it was namely women who were the first to meet the Resurrected Lord, and it was namely they who became the first bearers of the good news while the disciples were still showing skepticism and disbelief.

Let us recall the account from the Gospel: And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called...

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With the blessing His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, on the day on which the Church prayerfully commemorated the enthronement of the Patriarch...

The 35th anniversary of the Montreal Icon took place one day after Thanksgiving, a remarkable American secular holiday with a...

On Tuesday evening, November 7, the centennial of the Bolshevik coup in Russia, the parishioners of St. John the Baptist...

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

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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