The Diocese of the West, which has 59 parishes and 8 monastic communities, has been at the forefront of Orthodox activity in this country, beginning with the arrival of missionaries from the Church of Russia in the nineteenth century.
Archbishop Benjamin has faithfully served the Diocese of the West since October 2nd, 2007.
The Mission of the Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all Nations.
His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin and the Diocese of the West of the Orthodox Church in America recently announced funding for our new Thriving Parishes Project. Now we are thrilled toJan-02-2024 Read More