On September 24, 2013, His Grace, Bishop Mstislav of Tikhvin, Russia, visited Holy Trinity Monastery and Seminary as part of a tour of Orthodox Christian churches, monasteries and holy sites in the United States. At six o’clock that morning, a Hierarchal liturgy was served in the Holy Trinity Monastery Cathedral, in which students served in the the altar and sang in the choir.
Immediately following the liturgy, His Grace served a litya and prayed with clergy and students in front of the grave of Metropolitan Laurus of blessed memory.
Following the service, His Grace toured the monastery grounds and seminary building. During his visit of the seminary building, His Grace spoke with students and watched them participate in classroom discussions.