A PILGRIMAGE to the HOLY LAND: April 26-May 12, 2017, led by Archpriest Peter Perekrestov
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Schedule for the upcoming 15th Anniversary
Schedule for the upcoming 15th Anniversary celebration of the Glorification of Saint John, Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco
In 2009 we celebrate fifteen years from the day of the Glorification of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco. This year the feastday will be marked on Saturday, 4 July (closest Saturday to 2 July). The schedule of the upcoming anniversary celebrations of the Glorification of Saint John at the Holy Virgin “Joy of All Who Sorrow” Cathedral in San Francisco, is as follows:
Thursday, 2 July
At 7:30 pm, following the daily Vespers and Matins, St. John's relics will be transferred to the middle of the cathedral and an Akathist to St. John will be chanted before them.
Friday, 3 July Confessions will be heard beginning at 5:00 pm. All-Night Vigil at 6:00 pm. Archpastors and clergymen from different dioceses will concelebrate.
Saturday, 4 July
Greeting of His Eminence, KYRILL, Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America at 9:00 am followed by the Divine Liturgy. After the Liturgy a Service of Intercession (Molieben) to St. John and procession. Festal luncheon for clergy and faithful in the cathedral fellowship hall.