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St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)

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{{monastery|
name=St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery|
jurisdiction=[[Orthodox Church in America|OCA]]|
type=Male Monastery|
founded=1905|
superior=Abbot [[Sergius (Bowyer)|Sergius]]|
size=8 monks, 5 novices|
hq=South Canaan, Pennsylvania|
language=English, Slavonic|
music=[[Russian Chant]]|
calendar=[[Revised Julian Calendar|Revised Julian]]|
feasts=[[August 13|13 Aug]]|
website=[http://sttikhonsmonastery.org/ Official website]
}}
 
[[Image:St_Tikhons_Arch.jpg|right|frame|The Monastery Arch: "Blessed is He Who Comes in the Name of the Lord"]]
'''St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery''' (founded in 1905, previously ''St. Tikhon's Russian Orthodox Monastery'') in South Canaan, Pennsylvania, is the oldest operating Orthodox [[monastery]] in North America. Attached to it is [[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary]], one of the three [[seminary|seminaries]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. The current abbot is Hieromonk Sergius (Bowyer), who was elected in October of 2009 and installed on January 23, 2010.
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