Tikhon (Mollard) of Washington
Eminence Archbishop '''Tikhon (Mollard) of Philadelphia''' is the ruling [[ bishop]] of the [[Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania (OCA)|Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania]] in the [[Orthodox Church in America]].
Bishop Tikhon was born Marc R. Mollard in Boston, Massachusetts on [[July 15]], 1966, the oldest of three children born to Francois and Elizabeth Mollard. After brief periods living in Connecticut, France, and Missouri, he and his family settled in Reading, Pennsylvania, where he graduated from Wyomissing High School in 1984. In 1988 he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in French and Sociology from Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, after which he moved to Chicago, where he attended services at Ss. Peter and Paul Church ([[OCA]]).
[http://oca.org/News.asp?ID=867&SID=19 Bishop Tikhon installed as ruling hierarch of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania] - OCA Web site.
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[[Category:Bishops of Philadelphia]]
[[Category:Bishops of South Canaan]]