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

On January 6-7, 2020, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated Vigil and Divine Liturgy for the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord (Old Style) at the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, Washington D.C.  At the conclusion of Liturgy, Fr. George Kokhno presented His Beatitude with French Bibles restored by parishioners of St. Nicholas Cathedral.  Today marked Elena Forrest’s first hierarchical and Nativity Liturgy as choir director.

Photos by Victor Lutes.

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