Bless those who serve!

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---so important—cleanup. We also have a food pantry, so a few awesome volunteers come early to bag up canned/non-perishable goods for our guests to take with ...

Greek Dancing in the heart of San Francisco

After performing at our amazing festival in September, the Annunciation Cathedral Greek folk dance groups are hard at work preparing for the 2018 annual Folk Dance Festival. Although our groups are currently closed to new dancers from October 1st until after FDF in January, we would love ...

Honoring Patricia Aleck December 3

t is customary for the immediate past president of the Ladies Philoptochos to be honored, at the conclusion of her service as President (as it is also custom for the immediate past president of the Parish Council to be so honored). Our Ladies Philoptochos will honor Pat ...

Isidoros and Maria Garifalakis

Isidoros and Maria Garifalakis recently visited the Cathedral and viewed the progress. They are the donors of all the rebar steel used throughout the foundation concrete. It’s generosity like this, and generosity like yours, that is making the rebuilding of the Cathedral po ...

Making Good on/Paying Off Your Building Fund Pledge

Our Capital Campaign was undertaken in good faith, for the purpose of rebuilding the Cathedral. At the time, the Cathedral, together with its underground parking component, was estimated to cost a total $14 million, about $10.9 for the exterior and about ...

Introduction to Orthodoxy

Introduction to Orthodoxy” Class Welcomes New Members to the Faith
The new Annunciation cathedral recalls the beauty and majesty of other churches more than a millennium old, such as Hagia Sophia in Constantinople. Those who have been fortunate enough to witness its c ...

I know the holidays are upon us and thus it’s a busy time… not to mention all the FDF practices that are underway. However, it would be great to get the kids together one time outside of dance and other things to do something as a group. Unfortunately, I’m in the middle of a long travel period, but I have about 7 days at the end of Nov/Early December where I’ll be in SF to hang out with ...

“Of all holy works, the education of children is the most holy.”

~Saint Theophan the Recluse

We look forward to the new Sunday School year, which began on September 10th. As we are rebuilding the Cathedral, physically, we are also rebuilding our Sunday School program, with a view to making it second to none. We continue to encourage the parents and grandparents that bring ...

Festival 2017: Remembrances, with Thanksgiving

With so much sadness around us (we refer to Last Vegas, to the Napa Fires, and to the wave of hurricanes), we are grateful for cherished friendships, for community building, for relationships. They are occasions for thanksgiving, both because they validate wh ...

Would You Consider Donating $1 Million? (Redux)

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 co ...

Sunday OIKOS Lecture Series News

We began our Lecture series in January this year with a talk by Dr. Katina Kostoulas, a clinical psychologist and member of our Parish Council, and head of OIKOS, on The Role of the Family in the Spiritual Development of Children. In March, we heard from a group of educa ...

Cathedral Gears Up for 2018 Stewardship Campaign

“Gearing up” may be a little strong. But, a campaign it is. In other words, we are going out not only to get the commitment for 2018 of those who are regularly supporting members, but to grow our stewardship base. To share the theme of our 2018 campaign, ...

  • Intro to Orthodoxy

    Intro to Orthodoxy

    The Cathedral’s Intro to Orthodoxy class, taught by Alexander Kozak, has now entered its eighth year! Read More
  • Ask Father

    Ask Father

    Our web site, Facebook page, and Twitter account are an extension of our ministry serving all of the Orthodox Read More
  • Community Link

    Community Link

    Community Link, a Cathedral ministry now in its ninth year of existence, is one of the greatest programs offered Read More
  • FDF


    What exactly is FDF? Is it just a dance or singing competition? It's much more. It's about Faith, Dance & Read More
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Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God.

John 4:7