On Earth as it is in Heaven
Becoming faithful stewards and witnesses to God's presence in the world as Orthodox Christians. A two-day panel discussion presented by the Orthodox Fellowship of the Transfiguration, sponsored by the Archdiocesan Advisory Committee on Science and Technology. Click here for more info.
Greek Letters Day
His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco invites you to the celebration of Greek Letters Day to honor the feast of the Three Hierarchs and to award our Greek youth for participating in the 5th Annual Contest of Letters & Arts hosted by the Metropolis Hellenic Education and Culture Committee.
Light the Path Christmas Luncheon
It is with great joy that we invite you to "Light the Path - A Christmas Luncheon" in support of the Bishop Anthony Philoptochos Student Aid Endowment Fund. Please join us for a festive afternoon in support of the Seminarians and Students from our beloved Metropolis of San Francisco attending Hellenic College/ Holy Cross. Why should you register right now? For your chance to win an exquisite tree! To shop the Boutique! To enjoy the beautiful sounds of the season Fellowship and food with friends and introducing… Secret Santa! (What’s in the box??) Most importantly, for the love of our Seminarians and Students... the future leaders of ...
Announcing the 46th Annual International Christmas Concert
Free Community Concert Celebrates 46 Years! The Ascension Liturgical Choir presents its 46th annual concert "An International Christmas" Friday evening, December 4 at 8 p.m. in the magnificent Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 4700 Lincoln Ave., in the Oakland hills. The free concert features special guests renowned guitarist George Sakellariou, tenor Jimmy Kansau, and soprano Susan Gundunas as well as the Kairos Youth Choir accompanied by members of the Young People's Symphony Orchestra (YPSO) and the Ascension Liturgical Choir directed by Laura Kakis Serper with Ascension organist Anna Counelis and prominent pianist/composer Arkadi Serper. Ascension Liturgical Choir is comprised of members of the Ascension Greek Orthodox Cathedral and under the direction of Laura Kakis Serper who will conduct the concert. Kakis Serper is also ...
Golf Tournament 2015
The 47th Annual Ascension Cathedral Golf Tournament in memory of John F. Andronico will take place Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Sequoyah Golf & Country Club in Oakland, California. For more details on this event and to sign up online, please visit our main page for the tournament, here. Also available are an advertising request form and a hole sponsorship form.
Sermon Library: Recorded Sermons!
Father Tom is now recording his sermons, and we're posting them to our Sermon Library. We expect to continue recording all sermons given at Ascension Cathedral, so the Sermon Library will be the place to download or listen to those. We are also posting transcripts of these sermons, for those who prefer to read them. These will be posted within a day or so of the sermon audio files. You will need the in order to read these files. A link to the Sermon Library may permanently be found beneath the calendar on the Home page of the Ascension Cathedral ...
Light a Candle!
Have you ever wanted to just come by the church to light a candle & pray for someone? Feel like you don't have time to come all the way to church to do this? Well now you can do it online! The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the USA has an online candle lighting program that anyway can use, at any time! Just click on the picture below! God Bless you and may Christ our Lord & Savior and all of the saints intercede for us! Instructions: When you get to the website ...
Dear Friends of Ascension Cathedral, Ever wish you could do something more to support the Cathedral, but feel like you're already giving all you can? Here's a new way to support our church: eScrip. Through this program, certain businesses that you shop at will contribute a percentage of your purchases to the Cathedral. You don't pay anything extra for this - you just shop as you normally would. A short list of participating businesses is attached, which includes Andronico's and Safeway, among many others. There is also a more complete list of businesses online with details on how much they ...
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