Orthodox Church in America
Memorial Saturday & Archdiocesan Council Meeting

On Saturday, February 22, at the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon celebrated the Divine Liturgy for Memorial Saturday. At the conclusion of the Divine Liturgy, Metropolitan Tikhon served a Trisagion Service for the departed during which he commemorated all the departed bishops who have served and labored in North America since 1794. After Liturgy His Beatitude presided over the Archdiocesan council meeting.

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About the Archdiocese

The Archdiocese of the Washington, D.C. is part of the Orthodox Church in America, which is the local presence of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church established by Jesus Christ and faithfully transmitted through her Scriptures, worship and prayer life, and through the teachings of the Holy Fathers.

The Orthodox Faith maintains unbroken continuity with the Apostolic Faith; embraces all languages, cultures, and races; and calls all to "come and see." Please join us in worship and fellowship.

The Mission of The Orthodox Church in America, the local autocephalous Orthodox Christian Church, is to be faithful in fulfilling the commandment of Christ to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

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