San Francisco, California: Incorrupt Saint John The Wonderworker

St. John of San Francisco and Shanghai is entombed beneath the altar of the Russian Orthodox cathedral he finished. His body was incorrupt when examined in 1993 -- he died in 1966. Saint's face is covered, but his hands are visible.

Cathedral of the Most Holy Theotokos

Address:
6210 Geary Blvd., San Francisco, CA
Directions:
Cathedral of the Most Holy Theotokos, the "Joy of All Who Sorrow," Geary Blvd and 26th Ave.
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St. John The Wonderworker

There's a Russian Orthodox cathedral that houses the body of an incorrupt saint who has never decomposed. There are plenty of books about the life of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco.

[Dustin Cedarholm, 11/06/2013]

The Russian Orthodox Cathedral of the Most Holy Theotokos holds most of the body part relics of Saint John the Wonderworker (1896-1966), which were "found to be incorrupt" in 1993.

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