Diocese of the West

Diocese of the West

Contact Information


Office: 415-567-9378

Diocesan Chancery

1520 Green St
San Francisco, CA 94123

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  • Missionary District
  • Desert Deanery
  • Pacific Central Deanery
  • Pacific Northwest Deanery
  • Pacific Southwest Deanery
  • Rocky Mountain Deanery

  • Diocesan Council

    The Most Reverend Benjamin
    Archbishop of San Francisco and the West

    The Right Reverend Daniel
    Bishop of Santa Rosa

    V. Rev. Ian MacKinnon
    15407 Muller Rd
    Plymouth, CA 95669-9770
    Phone: 916-612-0487

    V. Rev. Damian Kuolt

    Mary Caetta

    V. Rev. John Dresko
    V. Rev. Lawrence Margitich
    V. Rev. Michael Anderson
    V. Rev. Stephen Soot
    Rev. Damian Kuolt
    Rev. Andrew Cuneo
    Subdeacon Johann Morse
    Subdeacon Paul Pilipenko
    Subdeacon John Wesley Smith
    Ms. Mary Caetta
    Ms. Dorothy Nowik
    Ms. Lynnell Brunswig


    Bishop Daniel (Brum), 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. John J. Dresko

    Subdeacon Wesley J. Smith


    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

    ADn. Kirill Sokolov
    Diaconal Vocations Program

    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