Source: The Orthodox Church in America
July 31, 2019
Hundreds of faithful are expected to participate in the 49th annual Saint Herman Pilgrimage to Spruce Island, home of North America’s first saint, August 7-9, 2019. His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon and His Eminence, Archbishop David will concelebrate, together with clergy from across the Diocese of Alaska and beyond.
The pilgrimage will open on Wednesday evening, August 7, with the celebration of the Akathistos Hymn in honor of Saint Herman at Kodiak’s landmark Holy Resurrection Cathedral, in which his relics are enshrined. The annual Bishop’s Tea will follow.
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