Church of All Russian Saints
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR)
Burlingame, California, U.S.A.

Saturday, June 29, 2024

30th Anniversary Celebration of the Canonization of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

 

Feast Day Church Services at Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco.  Check the Cathedral website for Schedule of Services for Friday evening and Saturday morning (https://www.sfsobor.com/).  

 

Festive Luncheon at Mark Hopkins Hotel.  Register at https://www.stjohns30th.com/  or by clicking here

Luncheon space is limited, so register and buy tickets early.  - SOLD OUT

1:00pm Cocktail Reception

2:30pm Three-Course Luncheon

Advance registration is required - NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR

New Parishioners in 2024

At our April Parish Council meeting, new membership (parishioner) applications were considered and approved.

 

We offer our heartfelt congratulations to our new parishioners!

Victor and Anna Fei

Natasha Lemos

Alexis and Natalie Zarechnak 

New 2024 Stewards

Thank you for supporting the Beautification of our Church!

 

Samuel and Svetlana Chetcuti

Helen Wiant

Upcoming Services (see Schedule of Services Tab for details) 

  • Priest Dimitri Jakimowicz of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Stratford, Connecticut, emails weekly church service texts in both Russian and English.  Contact him at frdimitrij@gmail.com to request being added to his distribution list. 
Saturday, June 15:  6:00pm Vigil Service
Sunday, June 16:  9:00am Divine Liturgy
 
Friday, June 21:  6:00pm Vespers and Matins
Saturday, June 22:  9:00am Divine Liturgy
 
Saturday, June 22:  6:00pm Vigil Service
Sunday, June 23:  9:00am Divine Liturgy - Pentecost/Troitsa
 
Monday, June 24:  10:00am Matins and Divine Liturgy - Dukhov Den
 
Sunday, June 30:  9:00am Divine Liturgy - All Saints Day
 

May/June 2024 Newsletter Posted

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*  Learn about fellow parishioners by checking  "Index to Biographies".

 

*  Refresh your memory by checking "Index to Theological Questions".

 

*  Past issues of the Newsletter can be found by checking "Newsletter Archives".

 

Slideshow is images from current Newsletter issue.

Did You Know .............?

 

*  You can listen and watch all of the professionaly filmed Burlingame Church Choir Concerts from 2008 through 2022 by clicking on the Choir Tab, and then clicking on "Video Materials", and then "Choir Concerts".

 

You can interactively explore all of our Burlingame Church inside and outside by scrolling down and choosing the 360 image in the left column.  Use your mouse to move left and right, up and down, and click on the circles to explore.  Neat?

 

*  To see Upcoming Events in our Burlingame Parish, please click on the Sisterhood Tab, then click on "Sisterhood Schedule/Upcoming Events".

 

* You can read the Burlingame Church By-Laws by clicking on the About Us Tab, and then click on "Parish By-Laws".

 

An Urgent Appeal for Aid to the ROCOR Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.

Срочное обращение о помощи Духовной Миссии РПЦЗ в Иерусалиме.

With Archpriest Stefan's blessing, please consider supporting the monasteries at this time of military conflict.

Пожалуйста, рассмотрите возможность поддержки монастырей в это время военного конфликта.

Click here for details.

 

Useful ROCOR Websites for Current News:

Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco:   http://sfsobor.com/

Western American Diocese (WAD):   https://wadiocese.org/

Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia:   https://www.synod.com/synod/indexeng.htm

Our Kiots and Choir Loft Crosses have been gilded with 24K Gold Leaf!

 Father Stefan's 50th Anniversary of his Ordination - October 1, 2023

 

His Eminence Metropolitan Nicholas of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy.  Concelebrating with the Metropolitan were His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America, His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Seattle and His Grace Bishop James of Sonora, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archpriests Stefan Pavlenko, Andrei Sommer, Alexei Kotar, Peter Perekrestov, and Hieromonk Peter Karakozoff.

 

At the end of the service, Metropolitan Nicholas, addressing the parish with a primatial sermon, congratulated Father Stefan on the 50th anniversary of his pastoral ministry, handing him a Synodal decree awarding him the right to serve Divine Liturgy with the Royal Doors open until the exclamation "Holy to the Holies" and a blessed letter, whose content you can read here.

 

Along with Father Stefan, Matushka Tatiana also celebrated 50 years since becoming a Matushka and both were awarded a Synodal Gramota.

 

Many Years to Father Stefan and Matushka Tatiana !!!

View Archimandrite Nektariy's talk about the Mexico Monastery by clicking here

(From our Livestream on Sunday, July 2, 2023 at the 2:00:45 time mark.)

 

Please support the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Monastery in Mexico City

Send a donation check to:

The Fund for Assistance to the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR)

P.O. Box 272

Glen Cove, NY, 11542

Include a note that the donation is for the Holy Trinity Monastery in Mexico City

Message from Archpriest Stefan Pavlenko, Rector

Bring your children to church, learn the services for yourself, listen and pray along with the prayers ---- CARE TO GROW IN YOUR ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FAITH! English language translations of all services are available---take advantage of the hard work put in by others for your salvation.

 
Father Dimitri Jakimowicz emails weekly translations of upcoming services. You can download the translation into your smartphone and follow the service in English while standing in Church.  Contact Father Dimitri at frdimitrij@gmail.com and ask to be placed on his mailing list.  Father Dimitri Jakimowicz sends out weekly church service texts in both Russian and English.
 
For Liturgical Texts in English and Slavonic from Holy Mother of God Russian Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas click here. https://orthodoxaustin.org/liturgical-texts/
 

We are overcome with grief over the tragic events in Ukraine, for many of us the land of our forefathers, and for some the land where our relatives live today. We pray to the All-Merciful Lord, and His Most-Holy Mother for speedy secession of all hostilities, and for long-lasting peace.

Prayer to the Lord:
 
O Lord, Lover of mankind, King of the ages and Giver of good things: having destroyed the divisions of enmity and granted peace unto the human race, grant even now peace unto Thy servants, planting within them the fear of Thee and establishing them in love for one another. Quench all strife, and remove all dissensions and temptations; for Thou art our peace and to Thee do we offer up glory, to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto the ages of ages, Amen.
 
Владыко Человѣколюбче, Царю вѣковъ и Подателю благихъ, разрушившiй вражды средостѣнiя и мир подавшiй роду человѣческому, даруй и нынѣ миръ рабомъ Твоимъ, вкорени нихъ страхъ Твой и другъ къ другу любовь утверди: угаси всяку распрю, отыми вся разногласiя и соблазны. Яко Ты еси миръ нашъ и Тебе славу возсылаемъ, Отцу и Сыну и Святому Духу, нынѣ и присно и во вѣки вѣковъ. Аминь.
 
 
Click here to print the prayers.
 
Prayer to the Mother of God:
 
O much sorrowing Mother of God, more highly exalted than all other of the daughters of the earth, according to thy purity and the multitude of thy suffering endured by thee on earth: Hearken to our sighs and soften the hearts of evil men, and protect us under the shelter of thy mercy. For we know no other refuge and ardent intercessor apart from thee, but as thou hast great boldness before the One Who was born of thee, help and save us by thy prayers, that without offense we may attain the Heavenly Kingdom where, with all the saints, we will sing the thrice-holy hymn to One God Almighty in the Trinity, always now and ever and unto the ages of ages. Amen.
 
О, многострадальная Мати Божiя, Превысшая всѣхъ дщерей земли, по чистотѣ Своей и по множеству страданiй, Тобою на земли перенесенныхъ, прiими многоболезненныя воздыханiя наша и сохрани насъ подъ кровомъ Твоея милости. Инаго бо прибѣжища теплаго предстательста развѣ Тебѣ не вѣмы, но яко дерзновенiе имущая къ Иже изъ Тебѣ рожденному, помози и спаси ны молитвами Своими, да непреткновенно достигнемъ Царствiя Небеснаго, идеже со всѣми святыми будемъ воспѣвати въ Троицѣ единому Богу нынѣ и присно и во вѣки вѣков. Аминь.

Genuine Repentance & Confession heals and makes the immortal soul holy.

This is the correct way to prepare for Holy Communion.

 

Click here for "A Guide to Confession"

Евангелие дня 2022 с толкованием. Чтимые святые

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(Daily Gospel reading with Commentary - Sorry, only in Russian)

 

 

 

 

 

Ordination of

Father Deacon Alexei Baranoff

 

Annunciation Feast Day

April 7, 2022

 

 

Archpriest Stefan Blessing the Main Cupola

December 28, 2021

Sunday Gospels

ARCHPRIEST SERGE KOTAR

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Services and Saints

ANDREI ROUDENKO

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