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St. Tikhon’s Seminary is honoring its eight decades of spiritually forming and theologically educating the future hierarchs, clergy, and lay leaders of the Orthodox Church, with a three-day gala on October 11-13, 2018. The registration form for the banquet may be found here.

The full schedule of events and festivities is as follows:

Thursday, October 11
4:30 PM Vespers and Matins at St. Tikhon’s Monastery Church
6:30 PM Reception for the New Dean of the Seminary,
Archpriest John Parker, at the Seminary.
Friday, October 12 – Symposium: “Where Saints Have Walked”
7:00 AM Divine Liturgy at the Monastery Church,

Followed by Continental Breakfast at the Seminary Dining Hall

9:30 AM Presentation I:

“A History of St. Tikhon’s Through Liturgical Artifacts“
by Archpriest John Perich, at the Monastery Museum
12:30 PM Lunch at the Seminary Dining Hall
1:30 PM Presentation II:

“Reminiscences of St. Nikolai of Zhicha”

by Archpriest Daniel Geeza and Archpriest Eugene Pianovich,
at the Monastery Museum
4:30 PM Vespers at the Monastery Church
6:30 PM Grand Banquet at the Hilton Hotel in Scranton, Pennsylvania
Saturday, October 13
9:00 AM Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at the Monastery Church
Main Celebrant: His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon
Responses: St. Tikhon’s Alumni Choir,
led by Archpriest Daniel Kovalak
11:30 AM Brunch at the Seminary Dining Hall;
Closing of the 80th Anniversary Celebration

Please return the Banquet form no later than Monday, October 1, to the address on the form.  On behalf of His Eminence, Archbishop Michael, Rector of the Seminary, and Archpriest John Parker, the new Dean of the Seminary, we sincerely hope that you will come and join us in thanking God for His great blessings, bestowed so richly upon St. Tikhon’s Seminary these past 80 years.