The Metropolis Folk Dance and Choral Festival, which took place at the Marriott Marquis January 11-14, was a great success. With over 108 groups participating, it was the largest FDF to date. The Cathedral was represented by five groups, namely, To Mellon, Revmata, Thisavri, Spithes, and Atithasi. To Mellon, our youngest group, received participation medals. Thisavri received second place in ...

Introduction to Orthodoxy” Class Welcomes New Members to the Faith

The new Annunciation cathedral recalls the beauty and majesty of other churches more than a millennium old, such as Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. Those who have been fortunate enough to witness its construction know that, like those older churches, it is being built to last, and one can imagine it serving ...

Angel Tree 2017

This Christmas season the Philoptochos partnered with Hamilton Family Center to support families at risk by providing baby items, which there was a critical shortage of.

Our Annunciation families were most generous! New baby items were collected over 4 weeks and delivered to the Hamilton Family Resource Center on December 21st.

Here is a list of th ...

A recent blog in Food Runners, entitled “San Franciscans Care,” mentioned our Community Kitchen. We re-print the applicable portion of the blog for your perusal, as we thank God…San Franciscans do care.


Thank God for our Young Adults!

From this year’s volleyball tournament

During January, GOYA took a break, due to FDF and basketball. However, we are starting up in February, with a post-ski week activity. And, though December was, as well, a busy month, we found time to go ice skating, and also get involved in December’s community kitchen. In addition, we undertook a give back type of activity. We will, of cou ...

“Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy.”
~Saint Theophan the Recluse

Happy New Year and congratulations to parents and students on a successful Sunday School Christmas program as well as FDF 2018! Thank you all for your support in the Christmas brunch and for a solid turnout during rehearsals and the program itself.

This year we br ...

It seems like we’ve been waiting forever. For the exterior of the church to be completed. For construction on the interior to begin. And, for parking, parking, parking! As we know, the rebuilding of the Cathedral includes one level of below-grade parking. (A second level was considered, but was eliminated, due both to the high costs of constructing a second level and, more importantly, beca ...

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 incom ...

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 ...

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
San Franciscans Care
By Nancy Hahn
Food Runners
Volunteer Coordinator

In mid-December, Volunteer Kelly C called following her regular food delivery to A Woman’s P ...

186 days until Summer Camp 2018!

Summer Camp Staff Applications are now available at www.gosfyouth.org and are due by February 1, 2018. If you know of any great applicants in your parishes, please encourage them to apply!

Session 4 is now available to any campers who would like to attend two sessions of camp this summer! The la ...

Welcome back, everyone, and a happy new year from all of us at Greek School! Καλή χρονιά, με υγεία και ευτυχία!!! Greek school resumed classes on January 6th. Classes are in full swing. Good luck to all the students participating in FDF this year!! We are happy to be sharing the beautifully renovated classrooms by Millennium School and look forward to a great part ...

  • 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
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    Ask Father

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  • FDF

    FDF

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Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.

John 4:7