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

During his earthly life, Christ the Savior loved to go off alone into the hills, where the heavens seemed closer, and where one could look out at wide panoramas of the earth. In the desert, when He was tempted by the devil and rejected all of his temptations, He stood atop a mountain so high that it seemed that he could see all of the kingdoms of the earth. On another mountain, He prayed, and His face shone, and his garments became white and glistering. This was His Transfiguration. He often spent the night with His disciples on the Mount of Olives, which was near...

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,...

Parish diary


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

Phone  (202) 726-3000




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