Thursday, May 28

Memorial Day at Saint Tikhon's...

Procession to the Pavilion Church

Entering the church

Our Beloved Bishop Tikhon

Venerating the the Sitka Icon of the Mother of God

The Bell Tower

On Monday, May 25th, members of the Mission traveled to St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery in South Canaan, PA, for the annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage.

Following the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Jonah, there was a memorial service in which we especially remembered those who gave their lives in service to America. After lunch, we venerated the Sitka Icon of the Mother of God and participated in an Akathist to St. Alexis of Wilkes-Barre, PA. Then we visited the museum dedicated to Orthodoxy in America and the St. Tikhon's Bookstore. Finally, before departure, there was a healing service with annointing of oil.

1 comment:

Pres. Kathy said...

Thanks for sharing the beautiful pics!

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