Orthodox Church in America
Metropolitan Tikhon Celebrates Old Calendar Nativity at St. Nicholas Cathedral

On January 7, 2016, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated the Nativity of the Lord at St. Nicholas Cathedral in Washington DC. Aftwards, His Beatitude departed for Mexico City for a three-day archpastoral visit to the Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of Mexico.


Nativity 2016 - 01/07/16

Photos by Irakli Chikhladze

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