Diocese of the West

Diocese of the West

Contact Information


Office: 415-567-9378

Diocesan Chancery

1520 Green St
San Francisco, CA 94123-5102

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Diocesan Council

The Most Reverend Benjamin
Archbishop of San Francisco and the West

The Right Reverend Daniel
Bishop of Santa Rosa
Auxiliary to the Diocese of San Francisco and the West

The Right Reverend Daniel

V. Rev. Damian Kuolt

Matushka Theodora Blom
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V. Rev. John Dresko
V. Rev. Lawrence Margitich
V. Rev. Michael Anderson
V. Rev. Stephen Soot
V. Rev. Damian Kuolt
Rev. Andrew Cuneo
Subdeacon Johann Morse
Subdeacon Paul Pilipenko
David Lane
Mary Caetta
Dorothy Nowik
Lynnell Brunswig


V. Rev. John Dresko, Desert Deanery
V. Rev. Anthony Karbo,
Rocky Mountain Deanery
V. Rev. John Pierce,
Pacific Northwest Deanery
V. Rev. Basil Rhodes,
Pacific Central Deanery
V. Rev. Lawrence Russell,
Pacific Southwest Deanery
V. Rev. Matthew Tate,
Mission Deanery
District Deans

V. Rev. Lawrence Russell
Diocesan Confessor

Metropolitan Council Representatives

V. Rev. K. Michael Anderson

David Lane


Priest Andre Paez
Maha Estephan
Michael Wagner

Diocesan Departments

John Della Monica
Chair / Architecture

V. Rev. John J. Dresko
Chair / Communications

V. Rev. Anthony Karbo
Chair / Education

V. Rev. Kirill Sokolov
Diaconal Vocations Program

V. Rev. Lawrence Margitich
Chair / Liturgical Music

Peter Schwalbenberg
Chair / Mission Board

V. Rev. Lawrence Russell
Chair / Charities

V. Rev. Michael Anderson
Chair / Youth

Diocesan Consultants to the OCA

V. Rev. Matthew Tate
Mr. Peter Schwalbenberg

OCA Evangelization

Diocesan Institutions

Holy Trinity Chapel
Fort Ross, CA

Holy Assumption Monastery
Calistoga, CA

Monastery of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco
Manton, CA

Russian Women's Home of Mercy
San Francisco, CA

Our Lady of Kazan Skete
Santa Rosa, CA

St. Barbara's Monastery
Santa Paula, CA

Synaxis of the Archangels Chapel / Raphael House
San Francisco, CA

Protection of the Holy Virgin Monastery
Lake George, CO