To the glory of the Holy, Consubstantial and Life-Giving Trinity, the Great Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church in America, acknowledging the undeniable and many-years witness of the Grace of God, revealed through the well-pleasing Servant of God, the Spiritual Father German of Alaska, and having completed a fervent prayer for the repose of his soul, has unanimously decided to accomplish his canonization by the Church, and to fix the date of this canonization, for 27 July / 9 August 1970.
GOD IS MARVELOUS IN HIS SAINTS.
+ IRENEY, Archbishop of New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada
+ JOHN, Archbishop of Chicago and Minneapolis
+ JOHN, Archbishop of San Francisco and Western United States
+ NIKON, Archbishop of Brooklyn
+ SYLVESTER, Archbishop of Montreal and Canada
+ AMVROSSY, Bishop of Pittsburgh and West Virginia
+ VALERIAN, Bishop of Detroit and Michigan
+ KIPRIAN, Bishop of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania
+ THEODOSIUS, Bishop of Sitka and Alaska
+ IOASAPH, Bishop of Edmonton
In the Year of Our Lord, 1969, this 11th day of March (26 February). Syosset, Long Island, New York.
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