WESTERN AMERICAN DIOCESE: October 2, 2015
Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America Consecrates a New Menís Monastery in his Diocese
On September 24, 2015, the feast day of St Silouan of Mt Athos, His Eminence Archbishop Kyrill of San Francisco and Western America celebrated Divine Liturgy and consecrated a new men's monastery in honor of the saint. The new monastery is located in Sonora, CA. His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Seattle participated in the services, as did the monasteryís abbot, Archimandrite Irinei (Steenberg), clergymen of the Western American Diocese and representatives of other Local Orthodox Churches.
An article and photo-report of the event can be viewed on the official diocesan website.