Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento Celebrated its Feast Day - 05/17/18
On May 17, 2018, the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento celebrated its Patronal Feast Day.
Mother's Day at Holy Ascension Church - 05/13/18
On Sunday May 13, 2018, Mother's Day was celebrated at Holy Ascension Church in various ways. Before Divine Liturgy infants Sebastian Loghin and Andrea Cazacu were baptised in honor of St. Sebastian of San Franciso and Jackson the Wonderworker and Holy Apostle Andrew the First-called respectively. After Divine Liturgy the community enjoyed shashlyk prepared by some of the men, while the salads had been prepared by the Sisterhood. Cakes marking the Baptisms made for a tasty dessert. At the end of the day all mothers, grandmothers, god-mothers, future mothers and anyone who had manifested motherhood in one way or another were invited to participate in a group photograph.
Congratulations to the Loghin and Kazacu Families with this triumphant day of the Baptism of their children. Many Years!
The 8th Annual Children’s Cossack Games were Held - 05/06/18
On Saturday the 5th of May, 2018, the 8th Annual Children’s Cossack Games were held at Holy Ascension Russian Orthodox Church of Sacramento under the direction of Stanislav Holokov a Semirechniy Cossack, Ataman of the Cossacks’ National Union and Dean of the Western American Cossack Cadet School in honor of the “Don” Icon of the Mother of God.
Members of the Church School Participated in The Day of the Russian Child - 04/30/18
Pupils of our Western American Cossack Cadet School in honor of the “Don” Icon of the Mother of God under the artistic guidance of their teacher Oxana Marin performed in the 87th Annual Day of the Russian Child held at the Russian Center in San Francisco, CA, on April 29th, 2018.
Pascha at Holy Ascension Church - 04/08/18
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.