The Enthronement of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon as Primate of the Orthodox Church in America will be celebrated at Saint Nicholas Cathedral, Washington, DC, on the weekend of January 26-27, 2013.
On Saturday, January 26, the Vigil will be celebrated at 5:00 p.m. On Sunday, January 27, the Divine Liturgy, followed by the Rite of Enthronement, will begin at 9:00 a.m.
A banquet will be held at the Omni Shoreham, 2500 Calvert Street NW (at Connecticut Ave.), Washington, DC. A reception will held at 2:00 p.m., followed by dinner in the Regency Ballroom at 3:00 p.m.
Banquet reservations and menu selection (meat/fish) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets are $100.00 per person. Deadline for reservations is January 14. Checks can be sent to the Chancery written out to Orthodox Church in America, with “ATTN: Banquet” in the memo. Credit card payments can be made by calling Andrew Boyd at the
Chancery at 516-922-0550, ext 133.
Hotel rooms have been set aside at the Omni Shoreham for those desiring lodging. A rate of $139.00 per night is available. To make reservations, log on to http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/WashingtonDCShoreham.aspx and use the code “Orthodox Church in America” or “OCA.”
The Holiday Inn Georgetown also is available. To make reservations, log on to