The 42nd annual Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival (FDF) will take place January 11-14, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco, CA.

In recognition of Great Lent, which in 2018 begins during the traditional FDF weekend in mid-February, FDF 2018 will instead take place over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend in mid-January, January 11 through the 14th, to be ...

Quiet and unassuming, Dr. Anthony Elite is a powerful example of faith, to both his family and his community. A frequent communicant in the Liturgy, Dr. Elite has championed the causes of education, and of poverty, homelessness and isolation as far back as we can remember. He has, over the course of his distinguished career, brought many people, young and old, back to health and to a sound sp ...

Once again, we’re in the home stretch as far as the exterior is concerned. Honestly, we can’t wait for it to finish. However, with the current building boom in San Francisco, the Contractor has been experiencing difficulty getting subs to do the work. Given the challenges of getting workers and coming up with the money to pay our contractor, we are, nevertheless, nearing completion of th ...

Christmas Celebration and Luncheon – Thank You!

On behalf of the Joy Christmas Celebration Luncheon Committee, we extend our heartfelt gratitude and love to all who supported and attended our December 3rd luncheon. Everyone’s participation and assistance helped make this a memorable and successful event.

Best wishes for the New Year!< ...

The Cathedral’s Community Kitchen, which began under the name “Soup Kitchen,” operates the third Tuesday of every month. The volunteer work involves food prep, cooking, hall setup, serving the meal and---so important—cleanup. We also have a food pantry, so a few awesome volunteers come early to bag up canned/non-perishable goods for our guests to take with them. Some volunteers arrive ...

From this year’s Ice Skating

Matia, our GOYA Advisor, with some of our Young Ladies

Although December is a busy month, our GOYA found time to go ice skating, and also get involved in December’s community kitchen (though weekday traffic is making it increasingly challenging to get to the City). A holiday give back type of activity for the kids to participate in like Warm ...

Last month, we ran an article in the Herald entitled “Gearing Up for our 2018 Stewardship Campaign,” and noted that, while the term “gearing up” might sound a little strong, it was used specifically because we are on a campaign. A campaign to enlist the support of all of Annunciation’s parishioners. We’ve noted statistics, that we are averaging 350 stewards. That is, 350 individuals ...

Known to all as optimistic, charismatic, a doer and a leader, Connie recently turned 97 years young. Articulate and determined, Connie possesses the gifts of compassion and leadership, and commands the respect of all. As past president of Philoptochos, Connie continues to give her all to Philoptochos as well as to her community at large. Her family—sons, daughters in law, their children, an ...

Well, it is a big deal because this is how we support the Church. We make an annual pledge to support the Church’s programs and ministries. We do so in accordance with our means. We do so commensurate with our faith. If we believe in the work of the Church, we give. If we don’t, we don’t give, or we give nominally. We are pleased to share with you that financial Stewardship pledge inc ...

Parishioners of the Annunciation Cathedral are invited to attend the first regular Parish Assembly for 2018, to take place in the Cathedral’s Korinthias Hall on Sunday, February 4, 2018 following the Divine Liturgy. The Agenda is as follows:

Opening Prayer

  1. Election of Assembly Chair
  2. Reading/Approval of the March 26, 2017 Minutes of the Parish Assembly
  3. ...

Community Kitchen: A ministry begun by the Cathedral’s Young Adults

Thank you, Lord, for allowing us to be of service in this way. We've been averaging 100 guests each time we have Community Kitchen, the third Tuesday of each month. And the number of volunteers has been increasing. Recently, we had families from Holy Trinity Cathedral (OCA) as well as individuals from Holy Virgin Cath ...

Session 4 is now available to any campers who would like to attend two sessions of camp this summer! The last few summers we have limited camper registration to only one session per camper, but with the addition of the 4th session of camp, we are now allowing campers who would like to attend an additional session of camp to also register for Session 4! This offer does not apply to any other ses ...

  • Intro to Orthodoxy

    Intro to Orthodoxy

    The Cathedral’s Intro to Orthodoxy class, taught by Alexander Kozak, has now entered its eighth year! Read More
  • Ask Father

    Ask Father

    Our web site, Facebook page, and Twitter account are an extension of our ministry serving all of the Orthodox Read More
  • Community Link

    Community Link

    Community Link, a Cathedral ministry now in its ninth year of existence, is one of the greatest programs offered Read More
  • FDF

    FDF

    What exactly is FDF? Is it just a dance or singing competition? It's much more. It's about Faith, Dance & Read More
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Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.

John 4:7