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40-day Memorial service for Father Andrew Somow

Dear parishioners of Holy Resurrection Sobor!

Christ is Risen!

On this coming Saturday, May 5th at 10 am there will be a 40-day Memorial service for Father Andrew Somow in our church.

After the Service there will be a Pot- Luck style Lunch.

The Lunch is coordinated by Irina Naverniouk tel 604.271-6450 cell 778.235-4092

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April 3-4 2012 – Panikhida and the Funeral of Fr Andrew Somow

April 4th – Speech by Fr. Alexander (Pichach)

April 3rd 2012 – Panikhida at Holy Resurrection Sobor at 19:00 April 4th – Liturgy of Pre-Sanctified Gifts in the St. Michael the Archangel Serbian Orthodox Church at 8:30am April 4th 2012 – Panikhida in the St. Michael the Archangel Serbian Orthodox Church April 4th 2012

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Memory Eternal to Hieromonk James (McLuckie)

The Hieromonk James (McLuckie) 64, former priest, who was attached to the Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Sobor (Vancouver, BC), fell asleep in the Lord at the Retirement home in Kamloops, BC on July 22, 2009. Fr. Michael Fourik visited Fr. James in Kamloops for two days a week before his death. During this time Fr.

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Alexandra Pavlovna Tzvetkoff


My mother’s family came from Poltava in the northern Ukraine. Her parents were a Ukrainian farmer Pavel Gulida and his Russian wife ‚ Paraskeva. Like many others at that time, they loaded all their belongings in a cart and set out across Siberia to open new lands and start

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Tatiana Mihailovna Somow 1901-2002

By Priest Andrey Somov

On New Year’s Eve, my dear Mother Tatiana M. Somov, peacefully fell asleep in the Lord. She lived a very long and productive life. After her death, I heard some people say that she was indeed the “Last of the Mohicans” of Pre-Revolution Russia. This is true, for she was

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Rudkevich Anton


(1912 — 2002)

On January 24th this year, the Holy Resurrection Sobor celebrated the 90th Birthday of our dear Anton Rudkievich. All of us prayed for his health and thanked God for the gift of 90 years. A big part of his life Anton dedicated to

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Tamara Pistophides


Thank you dear friends and family for coming today to share in our sorrow. Death held no fear for Tamara, she had mentally prepared herself a long time ago. She had an abiding faith in God and this gave her great comfort and peace. Tamara was born in

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Prince Andre Alekseevich Orbeliani

Prince Andre Orbeliani.

THANK YOU NELSON – A sad news reached us in Russia: in Nelson, British Columbia there passed away one of her remarkable sons, Prince Andre Orbeliani. He had reached almost one hundred years of age. All of his life he was true to the far away land of his birth

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Tamara Antonovna Mihailoff 1920-2001

by Priest Andrey Somow

We have come here today, to say good-bye to our newly-departed sister in Christ Tamara Antonovna Mihailoff. She was a long time member of our Parish, of our Sisterhood and of the Church Council. We came to pray for her soul at the time when her soul is beginning its

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Nikitina Tatiana


The Funeral of Tatiana Nikitina

Tatiana Eismont was born on December 22, 1913, in Tsftsikhar, Manchuria (China). With her parents, Alexandra Nikolaevna (nee Ossipova) and Stephan Danielovich Eismont (an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, and later, a Civil Engineer). Tania immigrated to Canada in 1925, to

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