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

 Throughout the 40 days following the Feast of the Resurrection of Christ, Paschal chants sound within our churches and in the hearts of the faithful.  The Risen Christ spent that period of time on earth, demonstrating to His disciples the reality of His Resurrection.  But lo, that 40-day period draws to a close, and, the “leave-taking,” as it were, of the Feast of Pascha approaches.  In the vocabulary of the Church, the day of leave-taking is known as the Apodosis of Pascha.   The service for the Apodosis of Pascha is celebrated in the...

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On Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th of May, the Sunday of the Samaritan Women, the divine services in St. John the Baptist...

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...

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

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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