Final preparations underway for 109th annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage


stots-pilgrimageSource: Orthodox Church in America

SOUTH CANAAN, PA [OCA]  Final preparations for the 109th Annual Pilgrimage to Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery here over Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27, 2013, are underway.

“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.

A detailed schedule of the weekend’s divine services and other events is available in PDF format.

In related news, Saint Tikhon’s Seminary will hold its 71st annual Commencement on Saturday, May 25. The day will open with the celebration of the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at 9:00 a.m. and continue with graduation ceremonies at the Monastery Bell Tower at 1:00 p.m.

Saint Tikhon’s Monastery is the oldest Orthodox Christian monastic community in North America.  Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, established in 1938, is celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2013.



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