St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces 113th Memorial Day Pilgrimage schedule

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SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STM Communications] - April 2017 The community of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary extends a cordial invitation to all faithful to attend the 113th Annual Pilgrimage Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, 2017. “We are very glad to be able to offer the blessing of the monastery and her founder, Saint Tikhon of Moscow, to all ...

St. Tikhon’s site of annual Florovsky Symposium February 24-25

Fr. Georges Florovsky

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications/ Seraphim Danckaert] -OCA- 8/2/17 Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary will be the site of the sixth annual Florovsky Symposium February 24-25, 2017.  Hieromonk Nikolai [Sakharov] of the Monastery of Saint John the Baptist, Essex, England, will be the keynote speaker. The symposium is an annual tradition initiated by a scholarly society at ...

Archbishop Demetrios to speak at STOTS Commencement May 28

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] - May 2016 With great joy, the Board of Trustees of Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminaryhere announced during the second week of May that the speaker for the school’s 74th annual Commencement will be His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios of the Greek Orthodox Church of America. Commencement exercises will be held at the ...

In Memoriam: Priest Walter Smith

Priest Walter Smith

WATERBURY, CT [OCA] - May 2016 Priest Walter Smith, Rector of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church here, unexpectedly fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Ordained to the priesthood in 2003, Father Walter was awarded the Master of Divinity degree from Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA the following year.  Prior to ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery celebrates Feast of St. Alexis Toth

May 2016 On Bright Saturday, May 7, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon visited Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA, where he celebrated the Divine Liturgy marking the feast of Saint Alexis Toth, whose relics are enshrined in the monastery church. A Molieben was celebrated before the relics of Saint Alexis at the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces Memorial Day Pilgrimage Schedule

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - April 2016 The community of Saint Tikhon’sMonastery and Seminary extends a cordial invitation to all faithful to attend the 112th Annual Pilgrimage May 27-30, 2016—Memorial Day weekend. “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 ...

Metropolitan Tikhon, seminary deans guests of Indian Orthodox Malankara Church

OCA-November 2015 Metropolitan Tikhon, seminary deans guests of Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church At the invitation of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, will deliver an address during the bicentenary valedictory celebrations of the Orthodox Theological Seminary in Kottayam, Kerala, India on Thursday, November 26, 2015.  [Read related story]. Traveling with Metropolitan Tikhon are Archpriest Dr. ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery Chamber Choir to give NYC benefit concert November 12

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [St. Tikhon's Monastery Communications] - 30/10/15 Benedict Sheehan, the artistic director of the Chamber Choir of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here is dedicating the world premiere performance of one of his original compositions to the memory of Father Matthew Baker, a friend and fellow alumnus of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary who passed away earlier this year ...

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

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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 ...

St. Tikhon’s Monastery announces St. Anna Celebration July 26

Saint Anna

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] - July 2015 Saint Tikhon’s Monastery here warmly invites the faithful to its annual Saint Anna Day celebration on Sunday, July 26, 2015. Throughout the celebration, the faithful may venerate the myrrh-streaming icon of Saint Anna and the Mother of God, which has been enshrined at the monastery since the fall of 2012. The day ...

St. Tikhon’s Seminary opens search for Director of Student Life

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SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS Communications] Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary here recently initiated a search for a full-time Director for its Office of Student Life, which directly provides for the overall welfare and practical needs of seminarians in formation, with special attention given to their spiritual lives. The Director of Student Life will be responsible for supervising ...

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

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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 ...

Metropolitan Leonty Symposium held at St. Tikhon’s Seminary

Met Leonty Symposium

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS/OCA] On Thursday, May 14, 2015, Saint Tikhon’s Seminary here hosted a Symposium on the life, witness, and service of His Eminence, the late Metropolitan Leonty.  [See related story.] The day opened with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy and a Memorial Service at Metropolitan Leonty’s tomb, celebrated by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon.  Archpriest ...

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 announces Memorial Day Pilgrimage schedule

St. Tikhon

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] The community of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary extends a cordial invitation to all to attend the 111th Annual Pilgrimage over Memorial Day weekend, May 22-25, 2015. “It is always a blessing to welcome hierarchs, clergy and faithful from the Orthodox Church in America, other Orthodox jurisdictions and guests from near and far,” ...

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

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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 ...

A Response to “How to Expand the Mission”

18th All-American Council

  Archpriest Steven Voytovich, D. Min. - February 2015 His Beatitude Tikhon, Metropolitan of our Orthodox Church in America, together with the Holy Synod, has put out a call on “How to Expand the Mission,” taken from the first All-American Sobor, held in Mayfield, Pennsylvania, in March of 1907. At that time this same question was brought ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary & St. Tikhon’s Monastery sign landmark publications agreement

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YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] On January 8, 2015, representatives of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here and Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA, signed a landmark agreement detailing new cooperative efforts in the publication and distribution of Orthodox Christian books and other materials. Their purpose in doing so, states the agreement, is “to combine the intellectual, operational, financial, ...

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 ...

STOTS announces Academic Symposium dedicated to Metropolitan Leonty

May-June 2014 On Wednesday, May 14, 2014 members of the Saint Tikhon’s Community, along with His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the Diocese of the West, offered prayers for the departed servant of God, the late Metropolitan Leonty (Turkevich), on the 49th Anniversary of his repose. Saint Tikhon’s is pleased to announce at this time ...

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 ...