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

“O Invincible and incomprehensible and divine power of the precious and life-giving Cross, forsake not us sinners.”
(From the order of Great Compline)

 The Cross is the mighty and profound symbol of Christianity, a symbol whose meaning is inexhaustible.  The eight-pointed Cross is the symbol of Orthodoxy.

Gazing upon the Cross with his mind and heart, the Christian goes deeper into that symbol and grows spiritually.  Just as a plant needs fertile soil, moisture, and sunlight in order to...

Latest news

The true focus of Maslenitsa is on charity. The funds collected by parishioners of both cathedrals (of St....

The 37th Annual St. Herman Youth Conference of 2016 took place from December 23-27th at the Hyatt Hotel in Arlington, VA. Graciously hosted by St...

The annual St Herman's Youth Conference on the East Coast of the USA opens on December 23, 2016, in Washington, DC. The event hosts round tables,...

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

Phone  (202) 726-3000

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