Philoptochos News! Save the Date

On December 3, following the Divine Liturgy, the Annunciation Cathedral Ladies Philoptochos will honor Patricia Aleck, immediate past president of the Philoptochos. A luncheon will follow the Liturgy, in the Cathedral’s Korinthias Hall.

The donation, and other particulars, wi ...

Please join us at the 42nd annual Greek Orthodox Folk Dance & Choral Festival (FDF), which will take place January 11-14, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco, CA!

Traditionally held over President’s Day Weekend in February, FDF will be celebrated over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend to acknowledge Great Lent, which begins February 19th, 2018.

One of the major feasts in the Orthodox Church has to do with the Theotokos, the Ever-Virgin Mary, Mother of our Lord. It is the feast of the Dormition, or her “falling asleep.” Some people refer to this event as the “assumption,” because they hold that Mary was bodily assumed into heaven, as our Lord was. Although Orthodox generally hold this view, it is not a dogma in the Orthodox Ch ...

Greek Food Festival, 2017

As announced, our Festival will take place on our grounds at 245 Valencia Street, San Francisco, Friday, September 22, Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24. Food preparation has begun and festival post cards, sponsorship forms, and festival book contract forms for placing ads have all ...

Would You Consider Donating $1 Million?

Back when Father Scott was helping us raise money to begin rebuilding the Cathedral, at one of the meetings where we were discussing holding a gala-type event, we recall his saying: “If we can get someone to donate $1 million, that would electrify the community.” He used t ...

Mother’s Day

Some of our 50 guests at our most recent Community Kitchen.

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---s ...

Haralambos Fragakis Named 2017 Father of the Year

Haralambos (Bobby) Fragakis was born on April 12, 1945 in the village of Fourne in Hania, Crete. He is the second youngest from a large family of eight kids. When he was sixteen years old, he decided to quit high school and began working on ...

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