Saint John Orthodox Cathedral

Eagle River, Alaska

Antiochian Archdiocese

Eagle River Institute

of Orthodox Christian Studies · August 1-5, 2020

St. Herman's Pilgrimage - August 7-9

50th Anniversary of the Canonization of Saint Herman of Alaska.

This annual pilgrimage is not hosted by our institute, but the dates of our Institute make it easy for pilgrims to participate. It is hosted annually by the Orthodox Church in America, Alaska Diocese, each year on the anniversary of the canonization of Saint Herman of Alaska. More information may be found at This year's schedule and some other information can also be found below.

Friday, August 7, 2020

6:00pm – Akathist to St. Herman ~ Holy Resurrection Cathedral

7:00pm –Bishop's Tea

Saturday, August 8, 2020

9:00am – Divine Liturgy - St. Jacob of Alaska ~ Holy Resurrection Cathedral

12:00pm – Grand Banquet & Introduction of Pilgrims ~ Afognak Native Corporation

6:00pm – Vigil & Confessions ~ Holy Resurrection Cathedral

Sunday, August 9, 2020

8:00am – Boats depart for Spruce Island, Monk's Lagoon

10:30am– Divine Liturgy ~ Ss. Sergius & Herman of Valaam Chapel

1:00pm – Picnic Lunch ~ Monk's Lagoon

2:00pm – Boats return to Kodiak

5:00pm – Light soup dinner served at Holy Resurrection Cathedral