Russian Geographical Society to restore Orthodox chapel at Fort Ross

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 30/4/19 The trustees of the Russian Geographical Society (RGO) are planning to restore the Orthodox Holy Trinity Chapel on the territory of the Fort Ross national historical park in Jenner, California, Nikolai Tokarev, the head of oil company Transneft ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk leads celebrations marking 200th anniversary of Fort Ross

On August 25, 2012, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, led the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at Fort Ross, the place of the first Russian settlement in California. The liturgy was celebrated in the ...