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[STOTS Communications, South Canaan, PA]  Following the conclusion of the preparation of Holy Chrism at the Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Thursday, services of the later part of Holy Week were celebrated.  His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon remained at the Monastery Church to lead the celebration of Matins of Great and Holy Friday with the reading of the Twelve Gospels.  We were also blessed to have Archimandrite Philip Mugadizi, from Nairobi Kenya, remain with us through Holy Week and Paschal services.

Please see the slideshows from the services of:  Matins of Holy Friday, Vespers of Holy Friday, Matins of Holy Saturday, the Vesperal Divine Liturgy of Holy Saturday, the Most Blessed Sabbath, and finally photos from the services of Great and Holy Pascha.  The St. Tikhon’s community shares the joy of the Risen Lord:  “Christ is Risen!  Indeed He is Risen!