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 far,” said Igumen Sergius, the Monastery’s Abbot.

detailed schedule of divine services for the weekend is available.  Updates will appear as they become available on the Monastery’s web site.

Saint Tikhon’s Monastery is the oldest Orthodox Christian monastic community in North America.

In related news, Saint Tikhon’s Seminary will hold its 72nd annual Commencement on Saturday, May 24.  The day will open with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at 9:00 a.m. and continue with graduation ceremonies at 1:00 p.m.

“The Monastery Brotherhood and the seminary community would deem it a great blessing to have you and your loved ones participate in these events,” Father Sergius added.