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 ...

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

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 ...

AN ORTHODOX PRESENCE IN WAU – SOUTH SUDAN AFTER 32 YEARS

Alexandrian Patriarchate On Wednesday 14 January 2015, His Eminence Narkissos Metropolitan of Nubia, arrived in the town of WAU in the western part of South Sudan which is called “Western Tropical” and is the capital of the BAR AL GAZAL District. There he met the remaining descendants of the Greeks. Note that the first Greeks ...

RESURRECTION OF ORTHODOXY IN SOUTH SUDAN – FIRST DIVINE LITURGY IN 38 YEARS

January 2015 With the grace of God, the prayer and blessing of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Saturday 10 January 2015, saw the laying of the foundation stone By His Eminence Narkissos Metropolitan of Nubia, of the first Missionary Centre in South Sudan, the most newly established state 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

THE FIRST GROUP BAPTISMS OF CHILDREN IN SOUTH SUDAN

Alexandrian Patriarchate - March 2014 Sudan: With the grace of God and the blessing of His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria, His Eminence Narcissus, Metropolitan of Nubia, performed the first group baptism of South Sudan children on Tuesday 25th February 2014, This concerned children who had remained un-baptized for many years, due to the civil war in the ...

Icon exhibit to open at Villanova University October 26

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [STOTS] 13/10/2012 A unique exhibit, titled “Icons: The Way to the Kingdom,” will open at the Villanova University Art Gallery, Villanova, PA, on Friday, October 26, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. and run through December 16. The exhibit will include Cretan, Romanian, Syrian, Coptic, Carpathian-Rusyn, Greek, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian icons along with vestments, Gospel books, ...

OCEC, St. Tikhon’s Seminary, to co-host Christian education conference September 15

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] 8/8/2012 The Orthodox Christian Education Commission [OCEC] and Saint Tikhon’s Seminary will be co-sponsoring a Christian education conference, “Educating Our Children in Godliness: A Day of Fellowship and Learning,” on the seminary campus here Saturday, September 15, 2012. Presenters include Matushka Myra Kovalak, Director of the OCEC Department of Teacher Training, and Archpriest George ...

Walking in our forefathers’ footsteps: Memorial Day pilgrimage includes procession “from Mayfield to the Monastery”

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] 3/5/2012 It was in 1905 that faithful Orthodox Christians processed from Saint John the Baptist Church, Mayfield, PA, to South Canaan for the formal opening of Saint Tikhon’s Monastery. This year, faithful are invited to “walk in our forefathers’ footsteps” on Sunday, May 27 in a procession that follows the same route “from Mayfield ...

New St. Tikhon’s Monastery web site makes its Debut

Orthodox Church in America 01/12/2011 SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA] -- With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah, the new web site of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery here recently made its debut at .http://sttikhonsmonastery.org/ In addition to general information about the monastery, the site provides a wealth of interesting information, news, historic photographs, galleries, and other ...