Sunday Snapshot: Images of Archbishop Kyrill Celebrating the Feast of the Opening of the Relics of St John at St John’s in Kennewick, WA 2013


St. John of Shanghai and  San Francisco Orthodox Mission Church-Kennewick, WA (FB) celebrated it’s Feast Day with Archbishop Kyrill.   The Parish Feast is the Anniversary of the First Opening of the Relics of St John, Sept 28/Oct 12, 1993 .  Here are a few photos from the mission Parish.  Many thanks to those who shared photos.  Many Years to Our Beloved Archbishop and the Parish of St John!!!  Our Dear Bishop reminded us all in his homily that we can all be Saints like St John, if we just desire it, and always do what would be pleasing to God first.

Here are the thoughts of a NW clergyman on the Revesting of St John in 2011.

Holy Virgin Cathedral The Joy of All Who Sorrow  in San Francisco

Многая лета!

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Vigil of the Feast of the Opening of the Relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco celebrated at St John’s Parish Kennewick, WA Oct 11, 2013 with Abp Kyrill. All Rights Reserved. (Many thanks to Nehmat G. for the photo)

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Divine Liturgy of the Feast of the Opening of the Relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco celebrated at St John’s Parish Kennewick, WA Oct 12, 2013 with Abp Kyrill and visiting Clergy. All Rights Reserved.

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Divine Liturgy of the Feast of the Opening of the Relics of St John of Shanghai and San Francisco celebrated at St John’s Parish Kennewick, WA Oct 12, 2013 with Abp Kyrill and area clergy. All Rights Reserved.

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The BBQ’s are smoking for the Feast of St John! Oct 12, 2013 All Rights Reserved.

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Abp Kyrill at the Trapeza with Fr Jospeh his right and Fr Daniel his left. Oct 12, 2013 Feast of St John at St John of Shanghai and San Francisco. All Rights reserved. Many thanks to Renee R for the photo.

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