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Winter Youth Camp in Colorado - 01/14/17

Full article and photos at St. Tikhon's Seminary website here.

From dinnertime on Tuesday, December 27, through lunchtime on Thursday, December 29, 2016, Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon’s Seminary, helped lead the annual Winter Youth Camp for about 65 Orthodox high school and college students, which was held at the Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp on the western flanks of the famous Pike's Peak.  He was invited by Fr. Anthony Karbo, priest of the OCA church in Colorado Springs (STOTS Class of 1995), who has been leading this youth group for over ten years, as they meet for Summer and Winter Camp every year.  Also assisting in supervising the retreat were two other St. Tikhon’s alumni: Fr. Benjamin Huggins, priest of the OCA church in Durango, Colorado (STOTS Class of 2013), and Fr. David Morrison, priest of the OCA church in Bozeman, Montana, (STOTS Class of 2013).  Fr. Zachary Lynch, (STOTS Class of 2011) and priest of the OCA church in Pueblo, Colorado, came with his Matushka Natalia and their two younger children for the morning on that Wednesday – their three older children were participants during the entire event.

Orthodox Pilgrimage: Celtic Isles of Scotland and Northumberland - 12/02/16

The Orthodox Monastery of All Celtic Saints ( is sponsoring a pilgrimage to the Celtic Islas of Scotland anbd Northumberland July 23-August 1, 2017. The cost is $1,600.00 per person.

The week of the pilgrimage we are spending in the Scottish Isles costs 1600 dollars per person. This includes:
- accommodation on the Isle of Mull for the entire period;
- three rented cars for our use on Mull (which we shall have to drive);
- this also covers the transport from Glasgow to Oban, as well as gettig from Scotland to Northumbria.
- all food (breakfasts, dinners and packed lunches);
- entries to all visited places;
- three ferries (one to to Mull; two to Iona);
- a private-hire motor boat (to take us to St Brendan’s Isle);
- a private-hire sailing boat (to take us to St Kenneth’s Isle).
The cost is built on the assumption that there will be eight paying pilgrims (two families, sharing double-bed rooms; and four singles, sharing rooms with two single beds).

Holy Land Pilgrimage - 11/16/16

Follow the steps of Jesus from the Annunciation to the Resurrection: Nazareth, Capernaum, Sea of Galilee, Samria, Mount Tabor, Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jordan River, and Jacob's Well. The tour will be led by Father Matthew Tate.

Tour cost: $3900. Tour application can be downloaded on the tour website.

Call Michael Alyas for more information or reservations: (503) 888-6117 or (503) 919-4501.


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