St. Tikhon’s to Host Annual Vocations Retreat

St. Tikhon’s to Host Annual Vocations Retreat


South Canaan, Pa (February 19, 2016) — Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary will host its annual Vocations Retreat on Friday and Saturday, April 22-­23, 2016.

“For many years, men from multiple Orthodox jurisdictions have been coming to St. Tikhon’s on Lazarus Saturday for a spiritual retreat designed specifically to help them discern their calling to serve the Lord and His Church,” Archpriest Dr. Steven Voytovich, Seminary Dean, said. “We look forward to continuing that sacred tradition, and spending some time together in prayer, reflection, and fellowship at the very beginning of Holy Week.”

The theme of this year’s retreat will be The Priest: A Vessel of Clay in the Potter’s Hand.

During the retreat, participants will have the opportunity to join with the seminary community and monastery brotherhood in prayer, tour the monastery and seminary grounds, hear talks and join in discussions about priestly ministry, and meet the seminary’s dean, faculty, and students.

There is no cost to participate in the retreat. To register, or to obtain more information, please contact the seminary at 570-­561­-1818 or

Parishes can advertise the retreat using this poster.


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St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary is an institution of professional Orthodox Christian theological education, chartered by the Department of Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and affiliated with the Orthodox Church in America. In a rural environment conducive to spiritual growth and academic study, the Seminary nurtures the theological vocations of its students and faculty, who share the unique opportunity of learning and teaching Orthodox theology in the framework of their daily experience of a rich heritage of Russian Orthodox spiritual and liturgical tradition.