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

Protopresbyter Vitaly Borovoy

When we and you celebrate Paschal Services, we all feel a подъем of joy and gladness.  When we say, "Christ is Risen!" and answer "Truly He is Risen! "there resound in our voices not only faith,  not only affirmation that this is so; there resound joy and exultation.  And all of our chants, our entire service, all of our prayers are filled with joy, merriment and rejoicing.  Actually, this is not a service, but a celebration.

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On January 3, the Sunday of after the Nativity – of the Holy Ancestors of God, with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the...

The parishioners of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist had been eagerly preparing for the visit of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God for...

Preparations for the 17th pilgrimage to Holy Trinity Monastery, sponsored annually byWashington’s Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, began well...

On Sunday, October 18, after the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, over 200 attendees...

On Sunday, October 4, at the Liturgy, in honor of his longtime dedicated service to Christ’s Church and with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion...

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This year, under the kind patronage of His Excellency Sergei Ivanovitch Kislyak, the Russian Federation’s Ambassador to...

A number of parishioners and friends of our church community in Washington, DC have expressed disappointment at encountering...

Due to a technical glitch we were not able to send out the electronic version of Parish Life for February.  We apologize...

Congratulations to all our wonderful Tatianas on their namesday! Went over to the church this morning in the van and got stuck...

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