Washington, D.C. [STOTS Communication] St. Tikhon's Seminary participated in the March for Life on Friday, January 27th. To see the story posted on our OCA website, click here.
Metropolitan Tikhon concelebrated with OCA Hierarchs: His Eminence, Archbishop Melchisedek, His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel, His Eminence, Arcbishop Michael, St. Tikhon's Seminary Rector, and His Grace, Bishop Dimitrios of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, His Grace, Bishop John of Brooklyn of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America, and His Eminence Mor Titus Yeldho. Archbishop of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America and Canada in chanting a Service of Prayer for the Victims of Abortion before the march stepped off. Archpriest Chad Hatfield, President of St. Vladimir's Seminary, and Archpriest Steven Voytovich, Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary, were also present. According to Hierodeacon Herman (Majkrzak): "over thirty seminarians and faculty from four Orthodox seminaries: St. Vladimir’s and St. Tikhon’s, as well as Holy Trinity Seminary, Jordanville, New York, and Christ the Savior Seminary, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, participated in the March For Life."
Later all the seminarians gathered at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington D.C. for a dinner hosted by the parish. Thank you to Hieromonk Herman for coordinating the seminarians participation in the services and the march, and to all who came together to witness to our Orthodox Faith in support of the right to life!
Photos by Seminarian Robert West.