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  • Holy Ascension

    "By His Resurrection He destroyed death, abolished the law of corruption, and raised with Himself the whole race of Adam. Christ has risen, and now no dead are left in the grave (cf. The Easter Sermon of St John Chrysostom). And now He ascends to the Father, yet He does not go away, but abides with the faithful for ever (cf. The Kontakion of Ascension). For He raises the very earth with Him to heaven, and even higher than any heaven."   Read More

  • Parish Feast Day

    This year's celebration of Great and Holy Pentecost falls on the weekend of May 30th and May 31st!  All Bay Area clergy and faithful are invited to join us as we celebrate the feast of the Holy Trinity, especially Saturday evening, when His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin, will preside over the festal vigil followed by a light reception downstairs. Vigil starts at 6:00 pm!  See you then!

  • July 4th at Historic Fort Ross

    Join bay Area faithful for our annual Fourth of July pilgrimage to Fort Ross!  Divine Liturgy will begin at 10:00 am.  Fort Ross houses one of the oldest Orthodox Chapels in the country--originallly built as a trading post for the Russian American Company in the 1830's.  Since then, local Orthodox Christian clergy and faithful have been a continual presence at the historic grounds.


  • This Week

    Wed, May 20:  Leavetaking of Pascha 9:00 am Divine Liturgy; 6:00 pm Festal Vigil 
    Thurs, May 21: Ascension of Our Lord  9:00 am Divine Liturgy
    Sat, May 23: 6:00 pm Vigil
    Sun, May 24: 10:00 am Divine Liturgy
    Please visit our full schedule of services..

Welcome to Holy Trinity

We gather for worship on Saturday evening and on Sunday Morning. We are old. We are young. We are middle aged. Some are married, some are single. Many of us have come to the Orthodox Church after years of searching. The Orthodox Church is the historical Church, which was founded on the day of Pentecost in Jerusalem and spread throughout Judea and finally the world. In our services we celebrate the great truths of the Christian Faith.

Holy Trinity Cathedral is named after the Godhead; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. This is particularly significant in that the Trinitarian understanding of the Godhead based upon the revelation of God, is uniquely Christian. The Orthodox Church has often been referred to as "the Church of the Holy Trinity" because of her commitment to the critical necessity of maintaining the Trinitarian faith. If God is One yet Three Persons as He has revealed Himself to be, and if we are created in the image and likeness of God, then understanding and living out this Trinitarian nature is critical to our life and faith...

  • May 15 2012

The Easter Homily of St. John Chrysostom

If any man be devout and loveth God, Let him enjoy this
fair and radiant triumphal feast!
If any man be a wise servant,
Let him rejoicing enter into the joy of his Lord.

If any have laboured long in fasting,
Let him how receive his recompense.
If any have wrought from the first hour,
Let him today receive his just reward.
If any have come at the third hour,
Let him with thankfulness keep the feast.
If any have arrived at the sixth hour,
Let him have no misgivings;
Because he shall in nowise be deprived therefore.
If any have delayed until the ninth hour,
Let him draw near, fearing nothing.
And if any have tarried even until the eleventh hour,
Let him, also, be not alarmed at his tardiness...

  • Apr 11 2015