Mark Your Calendars - 106th Annual Memorial Day Pilgrimage
The brotherhood of Saint Tikhon's Monastery here recently announced the schedule of services and events for its 106th annual pilgrimage May 28-31, 2010.
A comprehensive schedule is available in PDF format.
The pilgrimage opens on Friday, May 28 at 3:30 p.m. with a blessing of the well and the celebration of Vespers and Matins in the Monastery Church. Dinner will follow in the monastery dining hall to which pilgrims are invited.
The Miraculous Myrrhstreaming Iveron Icon of the Mother of God, to which many cures from cancer, blindness, and other illnesses have been ascribed, will arrive at the monastery on Saturday morning, May 29, at approximately 11:00 a.m. The icon will be available for veneration throughout the pilgrimage.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Jonah will preside at the main pilgrimage Divine liturgy on Monday, May 31, at 10:00 a.m. Throughout the day, various foods and religious items will be available for purchase.
The pilgrimage is open to the general public.
For more information on the monastery visit www.sttikhonsmonastery.org.