Jan 7, 2023


2:00 - 3:00pm



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The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco along with the parish of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Long Beach, CA extend an invitation to all families to participate in the Southern California Dive for the Cross and Blessing of the Waters at the Mother's Beach in Long Beach, CA. This Pan-Orthodox event will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. All Southern California parishes are invited and encouraged to attend. This service will be officiated by His Grace Bishop Ioannis of Phocaea, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco.

Divers Needed – If you want to participate in the dive, please register here.

For any questions, please contact Assumption Long Beach office at

  • DATE: Saturday, January 7, 2023
  • TIME: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • WHERE: Mother's Beach
    5839 Appian Way
    Long Beach, CA 90803
  • WHO: All youth ages 12-18