● The first weekly lenten discussion on
"The Gospel and Orthodox Life" took place on March 1 at Archpriest
Serge Kotar's house. The next discussion will be on March 8. The group starts
the meeting in the cathedral at 6:00 pm for the Sunday vesper service and
then at 6:30 pm proceeds to the Kotar
residence at 451 27th Ave. for the discussion. All are welcome to attend. Both
the vespers and the discussion are done in English. Please read Fr. Serge's
sermon for Forgiveness Sunday in the SERMONS section of our website.
● This year the Lenten Pastoral Conference of
the Western American Diocese clergy will once again be hosted by the Old
Cathedral on Fulton Street. It will begin on Monday evening, March 9. The
clergy of the diocese will be present and will conduct all of the daily
services starting with Monday evening and ending with the hierarchal liturgy on
Wednesday March 11 (at the Old Cathedral). This is a good chance to see all of
the clergy of our diocese and to meet them.
● On Monday, March 9, the Church remembers the
Second and Third Finding of the Head of St. John the Baptist. A liturgy of the
Presanctified Gifts will be celebarted at 9:00 am.
● A Panihida (at the Old Cathedral on Fulton
Street) for the ever-memorable Metropolitan LAURUS will be served by the
participants of the Western American Diocese Lenten Clergy Conference on Monday
March 9, at 7:00 pm. All who honor his memory are welcome to attend.
● The Holy
Virgin Cathedral Choir will present a concert of Sacred Music on Sunday, March
8, 2015 at the Star of the Sea Catholic church on Geary Boulevard. Tickets are $20,
$15 seniors at candle desk.
● The first lenten get-together with Archimandrite Irenei at St. Tichon's church on 15th Avenue will be on March 4 at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to participate.
Cathedral is now open every day 8 am to 8 pm.
All major credit cards accepted at candle desk.
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