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Bright Saturday Bell Ringing in Support of Frontline Workers

As a prelude to a spirit-lifting sing-a-long, houses of worship are asked to ring their bells on Saturday, April 25th from 11:55 AM to 12:00 Noon to show their appreciation and support for frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19. And we are happy to oblige on this festive Bright Saturday. Christ is risen! #SingOutSF At 12:00 Noon, San Franciscans and  others around the world are invited to raise their voices simultaneously in song by singingI Left My Heart in San Francisco (Music…

Photos of Baptismal Joy

Today, we welcomed yet another wee one into the Church. Many years to the newly illumined, her sponsors, and her family!

Service Project: St. Anthony’s Dining Room (Mar 2)

Dining Room Service is more than a meal: it is a way to share stories, smiles, and build community. Dining Room servers deliver meals, bus tables, and help with other tasks as needed. Volunteers provide our guests with a nutritious meal and a much-needed sense of belonging. Dining Room ServiceMonday, March 2, 20209:15 AM – 1:45 PMGroup of 10 Volunteers (Minimum Age: High School) We plan very carefully for each volunteer who has committed to work with us.  Our services are…

2019 Advent Retreat

Please join us for our Annual Advent Retreat: Saturday, December 7, 2019 Meant to be Mediators! Mutual Prayer at the center of our lives Dr. Edith M. Humphrey William F. Orr Professor of New Testament Pittsburgh Theological Seminary If every Christian has a direct relationship with the Father, through Jesus Christ, then why are the prayers of the saints so important?  Why do we pray for each other?  Shouldn’t we simply go “straight to the top?”  We are excited to…

Annual Parish Picnic at Fort Mason

On Sunday, September 22, we gathered at Fort Mason overlooking the San Francisco Bay for our annual parish picnic! Our thanks to Johann and all those who organized and volunteered to make this a great experience for all. Photographs courtesy of Matushka Sophia Sokolov and David Lee. Click on the thumbnail below to expand the slideshow.

Annual Pilgrimage to Fort Ross 2019

His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin led the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of the West in the annual (since 1925) pilgrimage to Fort Ross on the 4th of July. It was a joy to be with brothers and sisters in Christ united in thanksgiving on a beautiful day. Fort Ross is now a state historic park and is the site of the first Orthodox house of prayer south of Alaska. (Photographs courtesy of Matushka Sophia Sokolov)

Church School Easter Egg Hunt Photographs

On the Second Sunday of Pascha, younger Church School students discussed Pascha and then continued in the joy of the feast with an Easter Egg Hunt in the cathedral garden.

Pascha 2019 Photographs

In the early moments of Sunday, April 28, 2019, the cathedral clergy and faithful celebrated the bright and saving day of the Lord’s Resurrection – Pascha – Easter. Christ is risen! Photographs courtesy Matushka Sophia Sokolov.

Metropolitan Tikhon Presides at Sunday of Orthodoxy

At the invitation of His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon visited the Diocese of the West during the first weekend of Great Lent. On Friday evening, March 15, 2019, Metropolitan Tikhon prayed at the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts at San Francisco’s historic Holy Trinity Cathedral, where he was warmly welcomed by Archbishop Benjamin; His Grace, Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa; and Archpriest Kirill Sokolov, Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral. The following day, Saturday, March 16, Metropolitan Tikhon…

Sunday of Orthodoxy with Metropolitan Tikhon

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon will be here at Holy Trinity Cathedral on the evening of the Sunday of Orthodoxy! The presence of His Beatitude, along with our own Archbishop Benjamin, and his vicar, Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa, elevates our commemoration of the Triumph of Orthodoxy and the restoration of the Holy Icons. We look forward to gathering with our brothers and sisters as we celebrate our faith in Jesus Christ! Please join us after the Vesper service for a…

2019 Lenten Retreat

Please join us for our Annual Lenten Retreat: Saturday, March 30, 2019 A Psalm of David: Sin Repentance, and Forgiveness at the Dawn of a New Kingdom The Very Rev. John Pierce Rector, Holy Resurrection Church, Tacoma, WA Father John is the pastor of the first all-English Orthodox parish in Washington.  Under his leadership, his parish outgrew its first home and has become a model in our Diocese.  We are honored to have him with us to guide us in…
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