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

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Welcome!

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

Priest Sergei Gankovsky


“Come and dwell in us”! Beginning today, we will again and again raise up our prayers to the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, in hopes that on our sorrowful earthly journey, we will receive – as did the Apostles, our ancestors in the Church - protection and support, reward and comfort, all those things that for us weak ones, for us who are weak in faith, are essential. Just from the way we sang that marvelous prayer to God the Holy Spirit, with what anticipation...

Parish diary


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

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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