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During the week of Sunday, December 3, 2017, St. Vladimir’s Seminary joins in a momentous celebration: the 100th anniversary of the enthronement of Metropolitan Tikhon as Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus, which occurred exactly on December 3, 1917. Metropolitan Tikhon’s remarkable legacy included not only his extremely difficult labor as head of the Church of Russia from 1917—at the start of the Bolshevik Revolution—until his repose in 1925, but also his earlier ministry as head of the Russian Orthodox Diocese in North America in the early 20th century.

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