Welcome to the website of the Ascension Cathedral! We are an Orthodox Christian parish under the omophorion of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos of the Holy Metropolis of San Francisco, a diocese of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, under the spiritual leadership of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

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