2013


December 8th Liturgy with
Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada

Archbishop Gabriel was greeted by the children who walked with him to the church. During the service, parishoner Basil Jarostchuk was tonsured a reader. Serving with Vladyka were Fr. Valery and Fr. Seraphim as well as Deacon Fr. Joseph, Basil's father.

Following the service, all enjoyed agape in the lower church hall and discovered upon leaving that Vladyka had brought the snow with him from Canada!

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The Kursk Icon of the Mother of God Visited our Parish
November 30 - December 4, 2013

CLICK HERE for photos and a report and Father Valery's sermon.


The 9th Annual Russian and Slavic Cultural Festival was held on September 22, 2013
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The Feast Day of St. Alexander Nevsky
September 12, 2013

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On Tuesday, July 9, 2013, the Feast Day of the Tikhvin Mother of God Icon, the First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, His Eminence Hilarion, Metropolitan of Eastern America & New York, led the divine services, which included the rite of Lesser Consecration (Renewal) of the Tikhvin Church.

View photos and read an article by Fr. Valery HERE.

An additional article and photos are HERE, courtesy of the Eastern American Diocese.

For the story of this icon, click here.


A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY AND HISTORIC PLACES OF RUSSIA
will take place from July 13-28, 2013.
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Saturday, June 29, 2013, 9:30am
St. John of Shanghai & San Francisco

The Divine Liturgy was followed by lunch and the showing of a new film about St. John.


On Sunday, June 16th, the ANNUAL PARISH MEETING was held after the Divine Liturgy and Agape.
A report on parish activities in 2012 and the financial statement was presented, and approval of the 2013 budget and election of members to the Parish Council and the Audit Committee was accomplished.


Ladybug Paddle Auction
The auction was held on Sunday, June 2nd at 1pm at the Parish Hall to benefit the St. Alexander Nevsky Foundation. Thanks to all of the sponsors for your donations and to those who attended!

On March 23rd, the Feast of the Forty Martyrs of Sebaste and
namesday of o. Valery was celebrated.

Click here for an article and photos, courtesy of
the Eastern American Diocese ROCOR.

Watch a video HERE on SOYUZ-TV.

 


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On Sunday, March 3rd, the parish celebrated with o. Valery and m. Irina Batyushka's 50 years of clerical service.

Click here for an article with photos and a video
courtesy of the Eastern American Diocese ROCOR.

o. Valery's thank you speech:
Click here for Russian. Click here for English.

Click here for o. Serge's congratulatory speech.


The Parish Yolka was held on Sunday, January 13th.
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On Sunday, January 27th, the Divine Liturgy was officiated by
Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal and Canada
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