NEW BOOK: ST. TIKHON OF MOSCOW: INSTRUCTIONS & TEACHINGS FOR THE AMERICAN ORTHODOX FAITHFUL (1898-1907)

www.pravoslavie.ru - June 2016 A new book, St. Tikhon of Moscow: Instructions & Teachings For the American Orthodox Faithful (1898-1907), is now available from St. Tikhon's Monastery Press. This volume of St. Tikhon’s sermons and other writings, newly translated and edited by Alex Maximov and David C. Ford, provides English-speaking readers access to the words of a ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery site of women’s retreat August 22

St. Tikhon

August 2015 Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here will be the setting for the annual women’s retreat sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Education of the OCA Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Archimandrite Sergius, Abbot of the monastery, will speak on “Orthodox Living in the Modern World: Steps to Spiritual Transformation.”  Carole ...

111th Annual Pilgrimage to St. Tikhon’s Monastery opens Friday – May 22

STOTS

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] The 111th Annual Pilgrimage toSaint Tikhon’s Monastery here will open officially on Friday, May 22 at 3:30 p.m. with the greeting of the Hawaiian Myrrh Streaming Icon of the Mother of God at the entrance arch and the celebration of a Molieben, followed by Vespers and Matins, in the Monastery Church of ...

Marking the 50th Anniversary of the repose of Metropolitan Leonty

Metropolitan Leonty

OCA On May 14, 2015, the Orthodox Church in America marked the 50th anniversary of the repose of His Eminence, Metropolitan Leonty, who served as Archbishop of New York and Metropolitan of All America and Canada from 1950 until his repose in 1965.  Metropolitan Leonty is interred behind the altar of the Monastery Church of Saint ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery Press releases two new titles

Soul

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STM] - May 2015 The books may be ordered here.  For additional information please contact Innocent Neal at innocent.neal@stspress.com or 1-888-454-6678. Saint Tikhon’s Monastery Press here recently announced the publication of two new books, The Soul’s Longing: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Biblical Interpretation by Dr. Mary Ford, and Being Bread by Deacon Stephen ...

Two dozen clergy, lay leaders complete OCA’s first Mission School

Orthodox Church in America - 2/5/15 Saint Andrew House here was the site of the first Orthodox Church in America Mission School April 20-24, 2015. As reported earlier, funding for the gathering was made possible through a bequest to the OCA for use in the areas of mission and evangelism. Twenty-six participants—13 clergy and 13 lay leaders representing ...

St. Tikhon’s Seminary to host annual vocations retreat April 3-4

STOTS

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here will once again host its annual Vocations Retreat on Friday and Saturday, April 3-4, 2015.  The encounter is designed specifically to help men discern their calling to serve the Lord and His Church in whatever capacity that He reveals. The theme of this year’s retreat will be “in ...

Dr. Leonid Turkevich among presenters at May 14 Symposium

Metropolitan Leonty

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] - 9/3/15 Leonid Turkevich, Ph.D, grandson of the late beloved Metropolitan Leonty (1876-1965), will be among those offering presentations at the Academic Symposium devoted to the life and work of the late Metropolitan at Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here May 14, 2015.  [Seerelated story.] “Most of the Symposium is devoted to the pastoral, ...

Registration opens for STOTS Symposium dedicated to Metropolitan Leonty

Metropolitan Leonty

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] - February 2015 Registration is now open for the Academic Symposium honoring the life and work of Metropolitan Leonty, slated to be held at Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here May 14, 2015. The day-long program, which coincides with the 50th anniversary of Metropolitan Leonty’s repose, will feature yet-to-be-published selections from Metropolitan Leonty’s 1917-1918 ...

Mount Sinai Librarian to speak on “Manuscripts East and West

VILLANOVA, PA [OCA] - NOVEMBER 2014 Archimandrite Justin Sinaites, Librarian at the Monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula, will deliver a lecture titled “Manuscripts East and West” at Villanova University on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The lecture will be held in the Villanova Room of Connelly Center, 800 ...

FOCA National Convention at historic Gettysburg

GETTYSBURG, PA [FOCA/Angeliki Delimaris] - July 2014 The Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America’s 88th National Convention opened at the Wyndham Hotel here on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  The weekend affords Orthodox Christians from all over the country an opportunity to share in fellowship.The FOCA would like to invite those in attendance, those who cannot make it, friends, and ...

Monastic conference at OCA Chancery

Orthodox Church in America - July 2014 On Monday, July 21, 2014, abbots and abbesses or their representatives from several of the Orthodox Church in America’s monasteries were welcomed to the Chancery in Syosset, NY by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon at the opening session of a conference for monastics. The day ended with the celebration of ...

Clergy continuing ed symposium offers opportunity for spiritual growth, renewal

STOTS Clergy Symposium

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Media] - July 2014 From Tuesday, June 17 through Thursday, June 19, 2014, Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here hosted its Second Annual Clergy Continuing Education Symposium. Over 60 participants representing several OCA dioceses participated in the event. Among the participants were clergy and monastics, men, women, seminarians and lay persons. Those attending received ...

Final plans announced for 110th Memorial Day Pilgrimage to St. Tikhon’s Monastery

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - 22/5/14 Final preparations are being finalized for the 110th Annual Pilgrimage to Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26, 2014. It was recently announced that a myrrh-streaming icon from Saint George Church, Taylor, PA will be present at the 10:00 a.m. Divine Liturgy on Monday, May 26, at which ...

St. Tikhon’s Seminary announces the 72nd annual Commencement Ceremony

Orthodox Church in America - May 2013 The 72nd annual Saint Tikhon’s Seminary Commencement Ceremony for the graduating class of 2014 will be held on the grounds of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. The guest speaker for this year’s ceremony will be His Grace, Bishop Sava [Urich]. Immediately following the Commencement Ceremony ...

PaTRAM Institute summer choral master class announced

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [PaTRAM Institute] - 4/5/14 A mixed choir and conductor’s class titled “Ancient Spirituality, Living Voices” will be offered by the Patriarch Tikhon Russian American Institute [PaTRAM] at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary here June 30- July 3, 2014. The class will be under the direction PaTRAM’s Artistic Director, Maestro Vladimir Gorbik. In addition, Igumen ...

FOCA appoints new Communications Director

WILKES-BARRE, PA [FOCA] - 5/2/14 In a letter dated April 30, 2014, addressed to the Executive Board, Board of Trustees and Committee Directors and Members of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America [FOCA], Becky Tesar, FOCA President, announced that Angelika Delimaris of Somers Point, NJ has accepted the position of FOCA Communications Director. The text of ...

Bishop Mark to be installed in Philadelphia May 10

PHILADELPHIA, PA [DOEPA Communications] - 25/4/14 The Rite of Installation, during which His Grace, Bishop Mark will be enthroned as Bishop of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, will be celebrated at Saint Stephen Cathedral, 8598 Verree Road, Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Bishop Mark was canonically elected to fill the vacant See by the Holy Synod ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces Memorial Day Pilgrimage schedule

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - April 2014 The community of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary extends a most cordial invitation to all to attend the 110th Annual Pilgrimage over Memorial Day weekend, May 23-26, 2014. “It is always a joy to welcome hierarchs, clergy and faithful from the Orthodox Church in America, other Orthodox jurisdictions and guests from near and ...

OCA Holy Synod elects Bishop Mark [Maymon] to Eastern PA See

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - 19/3/14 His Grace, Bishop Mark [Maymon] was elected by the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America to fill the vacant Episcopal See of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The election took place on the opening day of the spring session of the ...

Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania nominates Bishop Mark

BETHLEHEM, PA [OCA] 18/1/14 His Grace, Bishop Mark of Baltimore, was nominated to fill the vacant Episcopal See of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania at a special Diocesan Assembly at Saint Nicholas Church here on Friday evening, January 17, 2014. Bishop Mark has served as the Diocese’s Administrator since 2012.  His name will be forwarded to ...