Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento http://holyascensionchurch.org/ 60 Pascha at Holy Ascension Church http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180414_1.html Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://holyascensionchurch.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2018/04-08-Pascha-Night/EasterNight_14.jpg&archive=0&final_h=117&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>His Grace Irenei Bishop of Sacramento presided over Divine Services at Holy Ascension Church on Pascha this year, April 8, 2018. Below is a photo report by Ella Chichkan.</p></div> Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180414_1.html Video Report Covering the 11th Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180329_2.html Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://holyascensionchurch.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2018/03-29-Saint-Hermans-Youth-Conference/Sacramento-youth-SHWYC-11th.jpg&archive=0&final_h=87&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>The Media Department of the Western American Diocese recently released a video report about the 11th Annual Saint Herman's West Youth Conference held in Seattle, WA, from December 26 to 30, 2017.</p></div> Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180329_2.html Appeal to the Parishes of the Western American Diocese on behalf of Those Who have Suffered in Kemerovo, Russia http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180329_1.html Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://holyascensionchurch.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2018/03-29-fire-kemerovo/keremova-fire.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Dear Fathers, Brothers and Sisters,</p> <p>With incredible pain we have received the news about the tragic events in the Kemerov Diocese which swept away the lives of a multitude of children. Now, moved by the Christian sense of sympathy and brotherly love, we are praying for the repose of those who have been lost and for the health of those lying in hospitals. And, we call for all possible assistance to all affected families through the Benevolent Memorial Fund of St. Archbishop John (Maximovich).</p> <p>This great archpastor of the Russian Diaspora always hastened to the aid of the suffering, those in tribulation and those weighed down by the cross of life. He hastened with concrete help, with kind words of love, consolation, hope and prayer.</p> <p>Let us follow, even if in small measure, ...</p></div> Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180329_1.html Sunday of the Cross, 2018 http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180327_2.html Sun, 11 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="https://holyascensionchurch.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/2018/03-11-Sunday-of-the-Cross/Cross_16.jpg&archive=0&final_h=89&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>On the Sunday of the Cross, March 11, 2018, His Grace IRENEI Bishop of Sacramento presided over the Divine Liturgy. Our church was filled to capacity, with many communicants as well. An annual dinner held on this day for decades was hosted for the secon year on a row by our women from Moldova. Many thanks for the labors and for sharing their traditional dishes.</p></div> Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento http://holyascensionchurch.org/news_180327_2.html