Metropolitan Tikhon

Russian, US Orthodox Churches’ Contacts May Benefit Bilateral Relations

December 7, 2017 Featured
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Sputniknews – 7/12/17 Head of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, said at a meeting with the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) leader Metropolitan Tikhon of America and Canada on Wednesday that bilateral relations between the Russian and American Orthodox Churches remain at a high level and continue to develop. […]

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Holy Synod of Bishops issues statement on recent tragic events in Charlottesville – VA

August 17, 2017 Featured
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 17/8/17 A statement on the recent tragic events in Charlottesville, VA was issued and signed by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America on August 16, 2017. The complete text of the statement appears below and in PDF format Statement of the Holy […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s Lenten Archpastoral Message released

March 1, 2017 Featured
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SYOSSET – NY [OCA] – February- March 2017 On Monday, February 27, 2017, the Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon for the beginning of Great Lent was released. Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon Great Lent 2017 The complete text appears below and is available in PDF format for downloading and distribution. All […]

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OCA Metropolitan Council concludes Spring Session

February 25, 2017 News
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SYOSSET – NY [OCA] – 25/2/17 The Spring Session of the Metropolitan Council of the Orthodox Church in America closed on Thursday, February 23, 2017. As reported earlier, the semi-annual gathering opened on Tuesday, February 21, as His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy in the Chancery’s Saint Sergius of […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s Sanctity of Life message, video now available

January 15, 2017 Featured News
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OCA – 15/1/17 Sunday, January 22, 2017 will be observed as “Sanctity of Life Sunday” in parishes across the United States.  The commemoration, which marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the US, serves as a prelude to the annual March for Life, to be held in the […]

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Annual DC March for Life to be held Friday – January 27

January 4, 2017 News
Metropolitan Tikhon with Archbishops Benjamin and Michael lead Orthodox Christians at the 2015 March for Life.

WASHINGTON, DC – OCA – 4/1/17 January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States, and Orthodox Christians from across the US will be among those gathering in the US Capital on Friday, January 27 to participate in the annual March for Life.  [Due to […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s Nativity Message

December 20, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 20/12/16 The Nativity Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, is now available.  The complete text appears below. The Nativity of Our Lord 2016 Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon To the Honorable Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, My Beloved Brethren and Blessed Children […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon interviewed by Interfax news agency

December 4, 2016 Featured News
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MOSCOW, RUSSIA [OCA] – December 2016 In the midst of an unusually intense agenda during his recent visit to Moscow for the celebration of the 70th birthday of His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill II, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon still found time to offer an interview to Interfax news agency. Metropolitan Tikhon and a delegation representing the […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon discusses persecution of Christians with Billy Graham Association representative

November 12, 2016 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – November 2016 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon welcomed the Rev. Viktor Hamm, Executive Assistant of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America on Thursday, November 10, 2016. During the course of the meeting, the Rev. Hamm extended an invitation to Metropolitan Tikhon to attend and […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon welcomes Serbian Bishop Irinej to OCA Chancery

November 10, 2016 News

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – 10/11/16 On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon hosted His Grace, Bishop Irinej [Dobrijevic] of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America to the Chancery here. Elected in May 2016 by the Holy Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church, replacing His Grace, Bishop Dr. Mitrophan, Bishop Irinej […]

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Relics of St. Nicholas of Japan placed in St. Tikhon’s Monastery, St. Sergius Chapel

October 1, 2016 Featured News
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OCA – October 2016 With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, Archimandrite Sergius, Abbot of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA and Hierodeacon Maximus visited the Orthodox Church in Japan in July 2016. During their visit, Archimandrite Sergius was given relics of Saint Nicholas of Japan, which have been placed in the Monastery Church […]

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August OCAreview available for downloading, parish distribution

August 4, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – August 2016 The August 2016 edition of “OCAreview: The Orthodox Church in America’s Monthly Hard-Copy Digest” is now available in color and black and white PDF formats for downloading and local distribution. With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, OCAreview made its debut in October 2015. Each monthly edition features stories […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon issues Archpastoral Letter – Public Statement on the Orlando shootings

June 14, 2016 Featured News
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  OCA- June 2016 On Monday, June 13, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon issued anArchpastoral Letter to the hierarchs, clergy, monastics and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America and a Public Statement in the wake of the tragic shootings that occurred in Orlando, FL on Sunday, June 12. The complete texts of the Archpastoral […]

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Bishop Alexander to be enthroned in Dallas Friday- Saturday

June 10, 2016 Featured News
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OCA- 10/6/16 His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and other members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America will gather at Saint Seraphim Cathedral here for the Enthronement of His Grace, Bishop Alexander as the second ruling Bishop of Dallas and the South on Friday and Saturday, June 10-11, 2016.  [See related […]

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Grants Diplomas to 29 Graduates in 2016

May 25, 2016 Featured News
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SVOTS – May 2016 View the photo gallery At its Commencement Ceremonies Saturday, May 21, 2016, St. Vladimir’s Seminary awarded diplomas in three programs to 29 graduates: 13 Master of Divinity, 12 Master of Arts, and 4 Master of Theology degrees were conferred. Among the graduates were ten ordinands, who will join the ranks of alumni […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon hosts Metropolitan Nicholovos at OCA Chancery

May 21, 2016 Featured News

Orthodox Church in America – Indian Orthodox Malankara Church- May 2016 On Wednesday, May 18, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon hosted His Eminence, Metropolitan Zachariah Mar Nicholovos of the Northeast American Diocese of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church at the Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America. Metropolitan Tikhon welcomed Metropolitan Nicholovos, who was accompanied by […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon offers prayers after fire at NYC’s Serbian Cathedral

May 4, 2016 Featured News
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SYOSSET, NY [OCA] – May 2016 On Bright Monday, May 2, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, sent a letter to His Grace, Serbian Orthodox Bishop Mitrophan, offering prayers and concern in the wake of a four-alarm fire that engulfed Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral near West 25th Street and Broadway in New York City. According […]

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OCA & Phanar : A Relationship in Crisis

April 7, 2016 Featured News
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 Pravoslavinforum- Translated by Tamar Lomidze- April 2016 Primate of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), Metropolitan Tikhon visited Phanar on March 19-20 this year, where he concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Bartholomew on the day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy Liturgy. A few days later, on March 23, His Beatitude’s statement on the results […]

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The Sunday of Orthodoxy visit of Metropolitan Tikhon to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

March 24, 2016 Featured News

ISTANBUL, TURKEY [OCA] – March 2016 As reported earlier, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon had accepted the invitation of His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople to concelebrate at the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in the Phanar district here on the Sunday of Orthodoxy—March 19-20, 2016. Earlier, Metropolitan Tikhon had accepted similar […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon presides at reinterment of Archbishop Dmitri

March 6, 2016 Featured News
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Orthodox church in America – March 2016 Also Read: DALLAS HAS A SAINT http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/91243.htm His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, presided at the Divine Liturgy celebrated in conjunction with the reinterment of His Eminence, the late Archbishop Dmitri of Dallas and the South, at Saint Seraphim Cathedral here Saturday, March 5, 2016.  The celebration coincided with the Commemoration […]

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Metropolitan Tikhon’s Nativity Message Released

December 17, 2015 Featured News

17/12/15 Christ is born! Glorify Him! To the Honorable Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, My Beloved Brethren and Blessed Children in the Lord, It is my joy and privilege to greet all of you on the radiant feast of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus […]

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