Arrival of Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of God at Moscow’s Christ the Savior Cathedral to be broadcast on Internet

On Wednesday, June 23, the All-Night Vigil with the arrival of the wonderworking Tikhvin icon of the Mother of God at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior here will be broadcast on the internet.

Presiding at the Vigil will be His Holiness, Patriarch Aleksy of Moscow and His Beatitude, Metropolitan Herman, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.

While the service begins at 5:00 pm Moscow time, the broadcast will begin at approximately 9:00 am EDT on Wednesday at or Click on the brown blinking box to open the broadcast in Real Player.

“The Tikhvin icon of the Mother of God began its return journey to Russia after three days of services in Chicago which ended on Sunday, June 20,” according to the Very Rev. John Matusiak, OCA Communications Director. “Metropolitan Herman, together with Metropolitan Vladimir of St. Petersburg, Archbishop Job of Chicago and the Midwest, and Bishop Seraphim of Ottawa and Canada, concelebrated the final services at Chicago’s Holy Trinity Cathedral on Friday and Saturday, June 18-19, marking the end of the icon’s 55 year sojourn in the U.S.”

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