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With the blessing of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon, Archpriest Alexander Rentel, Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America, announced the following schedule for the funeral of Metropolitan Herman:

Wednesday, September 14
4:00-6:00 PM: Viewing at Holy Resurrection Cathedral, Wilkes-Barre, PA
6:00 PM: Panikhida at Holy Resurrection Cathedral

Thursday, September 15
Transport of body from Wilkes-Barre to Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, South Canaan, PA
3:00 PM: Arrival of body at Monastery with short memorial service
4:30 PM: Daily Vespers and Matins
7:00 PM: Burial service for a Hierarch

Friday, September 16
8:30 AM: Hours and entrance of Metropolitan Tikhon (vesting in altar)
9:00 AM: Hierarchical Divine Liturgy
Burial in cemetery and meal in monastery trapeza

Because of limited space at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery Church, only 20 clergy will be able to concelebrate. Any clergy interested in serving must email Archpriest Alexander Rentel ( or Priest Alessandro Margheritino ( in advance.

May Metropolitan Herman’s memory be eternal!