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St. Anna to Visit Southbridge, Massachusetts - 01/03/12

On January 22nd, St. Anna will visit St. Michael's Romanian Church in Southbridge, MA. For more information contact Fr. Michael at 508.765.5276.

Recently Released Video of the Glorification of St. John of S.F. - 01/07/12

The video of the glorification of St. John of San Francisco has been recently released. Click here to view.

St. Anna to Visit Sunday of Orthodoxy in Bridgeport CT - 02/25/12

Fr. Igumen Sergius will be the guest speaker at the Pan-Orthodox Vespers for the Sunday of Orthodoxy at St. John the Baptist in Bridgeport CT. St. Anna will be present at the service for veneration. For more information, contact the Church at (203) 334-5932. St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church is located at 364 Mill Hill Avenue in Bridgeport, CT.


Igumen Sergius to Speak at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church - 02/29/12

Igumen Sergius will speak at Holy Transfiguration Church in Livonia, Michigan on March 9th, 10th, and 11th. The Lent Retreat is titled "Steps to Spiritual Transformation." For more information, please contact contact the Church at 248-476-3432. 

Monastery to Re-paint for Memorial Day - 03/03/12

In preparation for Memorial Day this year, the Monastery is going to begin some desperately needed repainting of the Bell-Tower, Dining Hall/Trapeza and Garage. The Bell Tower will be done by professional painters due to the danger and size. The cost for this will be $7,000.00. The Trapeza and Garage will be painted by the Brotherhood at a cost of $1,500.00 each totaling $10,000. If anyone would like to donate towards this project, please prayerfully consider contributing towards this beautification of America's oldest Orthodox Monastery. Thank you for the consideration!

Fr. Sergius to Give Retreat in The Woodlands, Texas - 03/13/12

On March 30th -April 1st, Fr. Igumen Sergius will give a retreat at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Orthodox Church in The Woodlands Texas. For more information call 281.928.6340 or visit the website at

Myrrh-Streaming Icon to Visit April 9th at 2:30 p.m. - 03/29/12

The Myrrh-Streaming Icon from Moscow "Softener of Evil Hearts" will visit St. Tikhon's Monastery on Holy Monday, April 9th at 2:30 p.m. The event is open to the general public. 

Hawaiian Iveron Icon to Visit this Memorial Day - 04/12/12

The Myrrh-streaming Icon of the Most Holy Theotokos from Hawaii will again visit the Monastery this Memorial Day from Friday May 25th at 4 p.m. to Monday May 28th at 3:00 p.m. Healings from cancer, demon possession and blindness have been attributed to the intercessions of the Mother of God through this Miraculous Myrrh-streaming Icon. This event is open to the general public. For a color PDF flier to post in your parish, please click here.

New Revised 2012 Memorial Day Schedule - 05/01/12

The Brotherhood is pleased to invite everyone to the 108th Memorial Day Pilgrimage beginning Friday afternoon, May 25th with the greeting of the Myrrh-Steaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God at 3:30 p.m. Click here for a full schedule. On Sunday, there will be a processional pilgrimage to Monastery from St. John's in Mayfield, PA. For more information, click here. The event is open to the general public.

Two Novices Tonsured to Riassaphore - 05/21/12

Our community celebrates the new Riassaphore monks Konstantin and Silouan who were tonsured on the Feast of Sts. Konstantin and Helena. Axios!

Summer Newsletter - 05/31/12

The monastery recently produced its Pentecost letter and newsletter for Summer 2012. Click here for the newsletter. Click here for the Letter for Pentecost. 

Memorial Day Video 2012 - 06/01/12

Here is a beautiful video about Memorial Day 2012. Click here to watch. 

St. Anna's Day July 22nd - 06/05/12

Come join the Monastery Community as we celebrate the Feast of St. Anna with the Wonderworking Icon of St. Anna and the Mother of God on Sunday July 22nd. Divine Liturgy will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by a meal and moliben.  

Cemetery Plots Available on Monastery Grounds - 06/10/12

We have a few cemetery plots available at St. Tikhon's Monastery for $1250.00 each. For more information, please contact Fr. Igumen Sergius at the Bookstore for more details: 570-937-4390.

Donations for Monastery Kitchen - 06/23/12

We are currently trying to repair and renovate the kitchen used for our children's Summer Camp and the general community. If you would like to help with this important project and find out more information, please visit this trusted fundraising site: May God bless you for the consideration!

Fr. Archmandrite Athanasy to Give Priest Retreat at St. Tikhon's on August 23-25th - 06/25/12

One of the monastery Brotherhood, Fr. Archimandrite Athanasy (Mastalski), will lead a silent retreat for priests here beginning at Vespers on Thursday, August 23rd and will conclude with Divine Liturgy on Saturday, the 25th. The title of the three talks that will be given are "The Divine Grace that Heals All Infirmities," The Exaltedness of the Priesthood," and "Priestly Helps." The cost for the three days is $175.00 and space is limited to the first 7 clergy. For more information, contact the monastery at 

St. Tikhon's Day August 13th - 07/28/12

Join us again this year for our patronal feast day of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk. Vigil will be on Sunday August 12th at 4 p.m. and Divine Liturgy will be on Monday the 13th at 9 a.m. A meal will follow after Liturgy to which all are invited. 

2011 Financial Statements - 08/09/12

Our 2011 Financial Statements from the Auditors Parente-Beard are now available. Please click here for the PDF.

Community Fixes Monastery Roof - 08/26/12

With the upcoming winter, we are currently replacing the roof on the main Monastery building. A smaller section has already been replaced last year but this project will make the project complete. If anyone would like to help the Monastery Brotherhood with the project, the total cost is $11,300. If you would like to donate, please use the paypal button or visit us at Thank you for the consideration!

St. Tikhon's Monastery to Publish New Book - 08/27/12

Saint Tikhon’s Monastery is seeking photographs for inclusion in a soon-to-be-published book illustrating its history. Photos from 1905 through the present—especially those taken prior to 1970—that show historic personalities, notable events, or landscapes are being sought. Photos may be sent by e-mail to or by mail to Saint Tikhon’s Monastery, 175 Saint Tikhon’s Road, Waymart, PA 18472. Please indicate dates, locations, and events depicted for each photo, as well as the names of pictured individuals.

St. Anna to Visit St. Vladimir's Seminary Education Day - 09/27/12

On October 6th, St. Anna will visit St. Vladimir's Seminary for Education Day. The Akathist to St. Anna will be at 11 a.m. followed by anointing and veneration of the Icon. For more information, please visit

St. Tikhon's Founder's Day Divine Liturgy and Potluck - 09/27/12

On October 7th, St. Tikhon's Monastery will host our Founder's Day Dinner in the Monastery Dining Hall. Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be followed by a community potluck in the Monastery Dining Hall. For more information, contact us at

Fr. Sergius to Visit Denver Area November Nov. 29th-Dec 2nd - 10/07/12

Fr. Abbot Sergius will visit the Denver Colorado Area beginning on November 29th. With him, he will bring the Relics and Stole of St. Seraphim and the Icon of St. Anna. The tentative schedule is as follows: Thursday to Friday, Deanery Clergy Retreat at St. Andrew's in Delta CO; Saturday morning Liturgy at St. Michael's in Pueblo, CO with presentation to parish; Saturday evening Vespers at Archangel Michael's in Colorado Springs with  presentation. Sunday morning Liturgy at Holy Theophany in Colorado Springs with  presentation. For more information, please contact

St. Anna and Fr. Athanasy to Visit Florida - 10/11/12

Fr. Athanasy and St. Anna will visit Miami Florida and the surrounding area from November 16th to the 20th. The schedule is as follows: Friday, November 16th St. Anna will be present to the general public for veneration at Christ the Savior Cathedral in Miami from 5 pm to 7 pm with an Akathist at 7 pm; Saturday the 17th, all day spiritual retreat led by Fr. Athanasy at the Cathedral; Sunday the 18th, Liturgy at St. Justin Martyr Mission in Seminole FL with an Akathist at 1 pm. Sunday evening, St. Stephen's Orthodox Church for an Akathist. Monday evening the 19th, St. Philip's Mission; Tuesday morning the 20th, St. Raphael of Brooklyn Church in Inverness. For more information, please contact Fr. Joseph at

Holy Supper - 12/16/12

The Monastery Brotherhood invites everyone to share our Holy Supper on the eve of Nativity at 5:00 p.m. We hope to see you all!

Fall Newsletter and Nativity Letter now available! - 12/17/12

Click here to read our Fall/Nativity Newsletter or click here to read our Nativity Letter for 2012.

St. Tikhon's Monastery Museum to be Displayed at Villanova - 12/23/12

A large portion of St. Tikhon's Monastery and Seminary Icon Repository will be displayed at Villanova University along with six other private collections from October 26th to December 16th. The official opening of the exhibit will be on Friday, October 26th at 5 pm. The Miracle working Icon "She Who is Quick to Hear" will be present for the opening with a Moliben at 6 pm and a reception to follow. The exhibit will have pieces from the 1st century to the present. For more information, please click here for Villanova University or here for the press release at

Christ is Born! - 12/26/12

The brotherhood wishes one and all a blessed Nativity Season!

Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk
175 St. Tikhon's Road
Waymart, PA 18472
570-937-4067 (Phone)
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    7:40 Hours & Divine Liturgy
    4:00 Vigil
  • Sun

    All Saints
    9:10 Hours and Divine Liturgy
    4:30 Vespers & Matins
  • Mon

    Beginning of the Apostles Fast
    6:00 Midnight Office, Hours, & Liturgy
    4:30 Vespers & Matins





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