Metropolitan Tikhon’s Letter on 18th All-American Council

July 2014 To the Venerable Pastors, God-loving Monastics and Devout Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: I greet all of you as we mark one year before the opening of the 18th All-American Council, slated to convene in Atlanta, Georgia from July 20-24, 2015. The Council, which will provide an opportunity for the entire Church to ...

The Archpastoral Letter of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon on the Great and Holy Pascha 2014

19/4/14 The Resurrection of Christ 2014 - Orthodox Church in America To the Venerable Pastors, God-loving Monastics and Devout Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America Dearly Beloved in the Lord: Christ is Risen! Together with those who came before the dawn with Mary, we have come to that first day of the week and have found the stone rolled away from the sepulcher.  With astonishment, we ponder the question of ...

Archpastoral Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon on the Beginning of Great Lent 2014

OCA- March 2014 To the Very Reverend Clergy, Monastics and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, In the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Luke’s account of the parable of Prodigal Son, we hear the following words of the son to the father:  “Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I ...

Sanctity of Life Sunday, January 19, 2014: Archpastoral Message of Metropolitan Tikhon

17/1/14- OCA To the Venerable Hierarchs, Reverend Clergy, Monastics, and Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America: Dearly beloved, I greet each of you with the love offered us by our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ on this Sunday dedicated to the sanctity of life. Having just celebrated the glorious feasts of the Nativity and the Theophany ...

Archpastoral Nativity Message of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon

25/12/13 Orthodox Church in America To the Honorable Clergy, Venerable Monastics, and Pious Faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, My Beloved Brethren and Blessed Children in the Lord, Christ is Born! Glorify Him! Today, as we proclaim with joyous hearts that “God is With Us,” we give glory to God for the Feast of the Nativity in the Flesh ...