St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)

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'''St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.)''' is the primatial [[cathedral]] of His Beatitude [[Herman (Swaiko) of Washington and New York|Herman]], [[Archbishop]] of Washington and New York, [[Metropolitan]] of All America and Canada of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998.
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== General Information and History ==
 
== General Information and History ==
St. Nicholas is the primatial Cathedral of His Beatitude HERMAN, Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the [[OCA|Orthodox Church in America]].  The original parish church was founded as The Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.
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The original parish church was founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.
  
 
== Architecture and Iconography ==
 
== Architecture and Iconography ==
The cathedral is based on the 12th Century St. Demetrius' Cathedral of [[Vladimir|Vladimir, Russia]].  During the 1990s dedicated iconographers from Moscow wrote icons throughout the [[narthex|narthex]] in the traditional style.
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The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius' Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia.  During the 1990s, dedicated [[iconographer]]s from Moscow wrote [[icon]]s throughout the [[narthex]] in the traditional style.
  
 
== Location ==
 
== Location ==
The cathedral is located 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia.
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The cathedral is currently located at 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia.
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==See also==
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*[[Metropolitan Washington, D.C. parishes]]
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==External links==
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*[http://www.stnicholasdc.org/ Saint Nicholas Cathedral] official site (English and Russian)
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*[http://www.oca.org/DIRlisting.asp?SID=9&KEY=OCA-WA-WDCSNK Parish listing] ([[OCA]])
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Revision as of 20:15, December 14, 2005

St. Nicholas Cathedral (Washington, D.C.) is the primatial cathedral of His Beatitude Herman, Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada of the Orthodox Church in America. The Very Rev. Constantine White has served as the dean of the cathedral since 1998.

Contents

General Information and History

The original parish church was founded in 1930 as the Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Nicholas.

Architecture and Iconography

The cathedral architecture is based on the 12th century St. Demetrius' Cathedral of Vladimir, Russia. During the 1990s, dedicated iconographers from Moscow wrote icons throughout the narthex in the traditional style.

Location

The cathedral is currently located at 3500 Massachusetts Ave NW, in the District of Columbia.

See also

External links

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