His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy marking the patronal Feast Day of the Metropolitan’s Chapel of Saint Sergius of Radonezh at the Chancery on Saturday, September 23, 2017.
Concelebrating with Metropolitan Tikhon at the Liturgy, which was celebrated in the Chancery’s walled garden, were His Grace, Bishop Irinej of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Eastern America, and His Grace, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the United States, of the Moscow Patriarchate. An octet choir, led by Dr. Nicholas Reeves, sang the liturgical responses. In addition to many seminarians from Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA and Saint Vladimir’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY, area OCA clergy, clergy from other jurisdictions, and faithful also participated. Following the Divine Liturgy, a festive complimentary luncheon was held on the Chancery grounds.