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Igumen Sergius to Give Retreat in California - 01/12/11

On February 17th and 18th Fr. Igumen Sergius will give a pre-lenten Retreat at St. Innocent's Orthodox Parish in Livermore, California. Fr. Sergius will bring the Chalice, Gospel Book and Panagia of St. Innocent of Alaska for veneration by the faithful along with the relics of St. Tikhon of Moscow, St. Tikhon of Zadonsk, St. Herman of Alaska, St. Raphael, St. Nikolai of Zicha and St. Alexis. For more information, please contact

Monastery Insulation Project Completed - 01/24/11

We thank everyone who donated for our new insulation. We are much warmer thanks to your kindness and consideration. May God bless you for your  generosity!

New Bookstore Website - 01/25/11

St. Tikhon's has recently begun working on a newer website for the Bookstore. It is a work in process which we hope to complete by Annunciation. If you would like to order from the current website, please visit you for your continued support and patience.

Fr. Theodore Petrides to Give Lecture at St. Tikhon's Bookstore Museum - 02/03/11

On February 25th at 7:00 p.m., Fr. Theodore Petrides will give a talk about the life and spirituality of his spiritual father, the Athonite Elder Amilianos of Simonos Petras. The talk will be in the Museum above the bookstore and is open to the general public. 

Monastery Continues to Renovate - 02/24/11

The Monastery is currently undergoing a much needed renovation project. Insulation and energy efficient windows are being placed in every room along with new carpet and electrical system. We hope that this will considerably lower our current energy bill. Total cost of renovation project for the entire building will be $73,000.00. We currently need approximately $27,000 more to complete the project. We are grateful for anyone who wishes to donate any amount towards this project or if you want to donate to a specific item, an energy efficient window (there are 20 total) for a monk's cell are $350.00 each. For more pictures, click here. May God bless you.

Igumen Sergius to Give Retreat in Kansas City - 03/21/11

On April 2nd and 3rd, Fr. Igumen Sergius will visit St. Basil's Antiochian Orthodox Church in Kansas City, Kansas. He will give a Pre-lenten Retreat on Saturday beginning at 8:00 a.m., will serve Liturgy with Fr. Elias on Sunday, and be the speaker at the Pan-Orthodox Mission Vespers on Sunday night at 5:00 p.m. For more information, contact Fr. Elias at  The event is open to the general public.

Fr. Zecharias of Essex present for Annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage - 04/03/11

This Memorial Day weekend St. Tikhon's will have the great honor and blessing to have in our midst Fr. Archimandrite Zacharias of Essex Monastery who will be the guest homilist for the Memorial Day Pilgrimage weekend. All are welcome to come hear and meet this truly venerable disciple of Fr. Sophrony of Essex, the disciple of St. Silouan. The Memorial Day weekend Pilgrimage begins on May 27th at 3:30 p.m. until May 30th at 4 p.m. Click here for a complete schedule.

St. Tikhon's Monastery Brotherhood - 04/18/11

St. Tikhon's Monastery currently has 15 members: 1 Bishop, 1 Abbot, 1 Igumen, 2 Hieromonks, 1 Hierodeacon (not present in picture,) 2 Stavophore Monks, 1 Riassaphore Monk, and 6 Novices.  For information about monastic life at St. Tikhon's Monastery, please contact

Monastery Completes Renovations! - 05/15/11

The Monastery, thanks to the support of our faithful parishioners, has completed our renovations to our basement, roof, walls, and floor. We give thanks to God and to all those who have helped us! May God bless one and all.

Miraculous Icon of St. Anna to be Present for Memorial Day Pilgrimage - 05/27/11

All are welcome to come to find the grace and the consolation that is present in the Wonder Working Icon of St. Anna throughout this Memorial Day. Innumerable cures from barrenness and cancer are attributed to this Icon of the Grandmother of Jesus Christ and all are welcome to come to partake of the grace and life that flows from the Myrrh streaming Icon of St. Anna.

Memorial Concludes with Great Success - 06/01/11

We give thanks to God and to all those who made this Memorial Day Pilgrimage a great success! We offer special thanks to Archimandrite Zacharias from the Monastery of Essex England for giving the Seminary commencement and sermons during the pilgrimage and to Fr. Archimandrite Athanasy for bringing the Miraculous Icon of St. Anna. May God reward one and all and we look forward to seeing many of you again next year! 

- 06/04/11

The Elder, Fr. Archimandrite Zacharias of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Essex England, (spiritual disciple of Fr. Sophrony, St. Silouan) visited St. Tikhon's Monastery for a week, blessing us with his words, his presence and his prayers. To view his commencement address at the Seminary, click here, scroll down, and forward to approximately 40:00 minutes into the commencement address.

Igumen Sergius to Speak at Eagle River Institute - 06/15/11

Fr. Igumen Sergius will speak at the Eagle River Institute in Anchorage Alaska from August 1st to the 5th. For more information, please visit the website for the Institute at St. John Orthodox Cathedral

New Catalog and Newsletter - 06/30/11

St. Tikhon's Monastery  and Bookstore recently released its new Summer catalog (available soon in hard copy), Summer Newsletter and Greeting Letter for Pentecost.

To view them, click below:

Kursk Root Icon to Visit for St. Tikhon's Day August 13th - 07/14/11

With the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion, Archpriest Serge Lukianov will visit our Monastery with the Miracle-working Kursk Root Icon on August 12th and 13th for the Vigil and Liturgy of our Patronal Feast Day for St. Tikhon. We invite everyone to come to pray before our Lady with us and to join us for Liturgy at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday the 13th and to a festive Trapeza which will follow after the Liturgy. Vigil on the 12th will begin at 4:00 p.m.

Bishop Tikhon and Bishop George Concelebrate in Historic Liturgy - 08/14/11

On the Patronal Feast Day of the Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonask, Bishop Tikhon of Philadelphia (OCA) and Bishop George of Mayfield (ROCOR) concelebrated Liturgy in the Monastery Church in the presence of the Kursk Root Icon and many clergy and visitors. It was a historic day since the last time a ROCOR Bishop served with an OCA Bishop at the Monastery was almost seventy years ago. We give thanks to God, to Metropolitan Hilarion, and to Archpriest Serge for bringing the Kursk Root Icon again to the Monastery and we invite everyone to join us again for next year's Patronal Feast Day.  For more pictures click here.  

Monastery Financial Review by Parente Beard Complete - 09/02/11

The Monastery has completed its internal audit and the external review of those statements by the Auditors Parente Beard. All statements were verified as accurate and all suggestions given by Parente Beard concerning the Cemetery Trust fund and debt consolidation are a work already in progress.Click here for the full report.

Monastery Now Accepting Items for Museum and Repository - 09/14/11

Abbot Igumen Sergius and Curator Fr. John Perich are pleased to announce that the Metropolitan Museum at St. Tikhon’s Monastery is now receiving donations that will be displayed and housed permanently for the many hundreds of pilgrims that visit our museum each year and will be preserved for future posterity. Such donations including Icons, Relics, and other religious items that would be of historic interest will be considered for addition to our large and precious collection and will be acknowledge with an in-kind tax deductible receipt for the current fair market value. If you have an item that you would like to have considered for placement that will be preserved for generations at St. Tikhon’s Monastery, please contact us with information and pictures at

New Website for St. Tikhon's Bookstore! - 09/16/11

We have a new website and are continuing to improve our site and service for you! Please visit us today at

Myrrh-streaming Iveron Icon to Visit - 10/01/11

On October 12th from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., the Myrrh-streaming Iveron Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos will visit St. Tikhon's Monastery for Liturgy and a Moliben. All are welcome to come to venerate the Miraculous Icon of the Mother of God which has healed many individuals through Her intercessions.

St. Tikhon's Museum Visits St. Vladimir's Seminary - 10/03/11

St. Tikhon's Museum recently was displayed its Orthodox Chaplaincy exhibit as well as several of the Icons the Museum has in its repository at St. Vladimir Seminary Education Day. Fr. John Perich, the Curator, is pictured here with Archbishop Justinian of Naro-Fominsk. For more information and pictures, please visit

Society of the Friends of St. Tikhon's Monastery Meets - 10/03/11

The Society of Friends (founded in 1964) recently met to discuss its upcoming improvements of the Monastery driveway asphalt as well as the upcoming dedication of its recently purchased reliquary for the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov which will take place on December 6th. The Society of the Friends of St. Tikhon's Monastery is accepting applications for membership which costs $12.00 a year and works to benefit the Monastery. If you would like to become a member of the Society of the Friends of St. Tikhon's Monastery or would like more information about the Society, contact Tommy Donlick at

St. Anna and Fr. Athanasy Join St. Tikhon's Monastery - 10/19/11

The Monastery Brotherhood welcomes Fr. Athanasy (Mastalsky) and the Myrrh-streaming Icon of St. Anna who have recently joined the community here at St. Tikhon's. Fr. Athanasy will continue to travel with the miraculous Icon of St. Anna and provide assistance to pilgrims and to the community here. Every Sunday at 1:00 p.m. we will have a Moliben for the sick and suffering served in front of St. Anna. All are welcome to join us in the All-Saints Bell Tower Chapel behind the main Church each Sunday for the service. If you would like more information about St. Anna visiting your parish, please contact us at

St. Anna and St. Seraphim to Visit Cleveland Area - 12/08/11

On December 9th in Loraine Ohio at Sts. Peter and Paul Fr. Igumen Sergius will bring the Miraculous Icon of St. Anna for an Akathist at 6:00 p.m. and on the 10th and the11th he will be in Broadview Heights, Ohio for a Nativity retreat starting on Saturday at 10 a.m. With him, he will also bring the Relics, Stole and Icon of St. Seraphim and the relics of the All Saints of America. The event is open to the general public. For more information, please contact St. Michael's at or

St. Tikhon's Monastery Museum to Visit Stratford CT - 12/08/11

On Saturday December 10th from 2 p.m. until Sunday the11th at 3 p.m.the Miracle Working Monastery Icon will visit Stratford CT at St. Nicholas ROCOR Parish along with countless treasures from the Monastery Museum. Fr. John Perich the Curator will be present along with a few of the Monastery Brotherhood and the Monastery bookstore. For more details, please visit

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! - 12/26/11

Nativity greetings from the Monastery Brotherhood to all!

Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk
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