A Film Covering the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

A Film Covering the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

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Are you familiar with St. John, one of Orthodoxy’s modern saints? Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker (1896-1966), was a diocesan bishop of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia (ROCOR) and served widely from China to France to the United States.  He was just recognized as a saint in 2008.

Recently, the Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) shared a video of the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

“On the ‘Lesser Feast of St. John,’ that is on the day of commemoration of the revealing of his honorable relics (29th of September/12th of October, 1993) the Media Department of the Western American Diocese debuts a brief film covering the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker (19th of June/2nd of July, 2016).”

The 13-minute film shows fragments from the opening of the Synod of Bishops, the Akathist Hymn to St. John, the symposium dedicated to the Saints legacy, the Divine Liturgy presided over by Metropolitan Hilarion First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia. There was also an Ordination to the Priesthood and the cross procession with the blessing of new mosaic of the Saint the day of filming.

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May we have the prayers of St. John.

 

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Presvytera Vassi Haros

Presvytera Vassi Makris Haros is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She is the owner, designer and photographer of V’s Cardbox, In Service and Love. a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. She strongly feels that experiencing the Orthodox Faith through the church’s cyclical calendar of feasts and fasts is a gift that is too often overlooked.