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[STOTS Communications, South Canaan, PA]  During the Hours before Divine Liturgy on Sunday, May 28th, Benedict Sheehan, Director of Music for St. Tikhon’s Seminary, and Director of the Monastery Choir, was tonsured a reader by His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, who led the services of the Pilgrimage weekend.

The responses for the Divine Liturgy on Sunday and Monday were sung by St. Tikhon’s Choirs and participants in the PaTram Choir Conductor and Singer Workshop, led Maestro Dr. Peter Jermihov.  He and other faculty worked with these participants through the course of the weekend that included particpation in these divine services.  Particicpants also attended the St. Tikhon’s Chamber Choir concert Sunday evening.

(Photos, Seminarian Bob West, and Reader Andrew Bohush)