WESTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE: June 23, 2014
Bishop Panteleimon of Orekhovo-Zuev visits St Nicholas Cathedral
On Sunday, June 22, 2014, the feast day of All Russian Saints, His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Seattle, Vicar of the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, celebrated Divine Liturgy at St Nicholas Cathedral in Seattle, WA, along with His Grace Bishop Panteleimon of Orekhovo-Zuev, President of the Synodal Department of Charity and Social Service of the Moscow Patriarchate. A great multitude of worshipers were also in attendance. During the trapeza luncheon that followed, Bishop Panteleimon held a discussion with the parishioners and answered their questions.
This week, Vladyka Panteleimon will make a pilgrimage to Alaska, then he will head to San Francisco to participate in the 13th All-Diaspora Youth Conference of ROCOR. This even coincides with the 20th anniversary of the canonization of ROCOR's canonization of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the great archpastor of the Russian diaspora.
Photo: S. Kalfov