Lenten Retreat with Metropolitan Tikhon
On Saturday, April 9, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon offered a Lenten Retreat at The Orthodox Church of St. Matthew in Columbia, Maryland. The event included the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, lunch, the Metropolitan's presentation, a period for questions and answers, and the Great Vespers.
Lenten Retreat in Columbia, MD - 04/09/16
Photos by Victor Lutes.
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