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Source: The Times-Tribune The healing Myrrh-streaming Iveron Icon from Hawaii will be greeted by thousands when it arrives for the 111th annual Pilgrimage to St. Tikhon’s Monastery over the Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 to 25. “Hundreds of pilgrims from across the United States are scheduled to make the annual spiritual journey,” said monastery spokesman the Very Rev. John Kowalczyk. “This pilgrimage is the largest gathering of Orthodox Christians in America.” An estimated 5,000 people are expected. Events begin Friday at 3:30 p.m. at the monastery archway, led by Abbot Igumen Sergius,accompanied by the monastic brotherhood and seminary community. Vespers…