2016 St Herman Youth Conference2017 Tatiana Ball

In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Welcome!

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

Bishop Basil Rodzianko

The Feast of the Entrance! The Entrance is a special day for Russia.

The Monastery of the Entrance and the Optina Elders went down in history like none other in the collective service of eldership.

Eldership means the guidance of people to salvation. This is no coincidence, for what is the Entrance? The Entrance is the entry of the Most Holy Theotokos. At the age of three she was led into the Temple – this was of very great significance – so that she might prepare...

Latest news

Under the kind patronage of His Excellency Sergey Ivanovitch Kislyak, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to...

On Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of October, several groups of pilgrims and individual faithful of the Russian Diaspora gathered at Holy...

This year’s gathering will be hosted by our Russian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in the Nation's Capital. Our upcoming conference is...

Parish diary


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

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