[orthodox-synod] Re: Departed Hierarchs of ROCOR
- On Thu, 25 Nov 1999 00:46:20 EST, Fr David C Straut wrote:
> Dear Brethren,Any new information or corrections is
> I have updated the list of Reposed Hierarchs of our Church. The original
> information was supplied by Reader Isaac Lambertson and Deacon David
> James. I have supplemented this list with information supplied by
> persons on the Synod List and the Synod Clergy List. I thank all who
> submitted additional material.
> solicited.Rev. Father,
I am atttempting to supplement your list with
information from Vol. 9 of *Istoriia Russkoi
Tserkvi*, published at Moscow in 1997 by the MP.
Some of it contradicts info. you already have.
I believe it uses new calendar dates. Unfortunately,
I don't read Russian, I just make some attempt to
decipher it, and in some cases the names of
dioceses are a complete mystery to me. Maybe you
can make some sense of it:
> Archbishop Eusebius,Evsevii (Grozdov)
> of Narva and Izborsk,
> Died: July 1929.
Consecrated 17 April 1912 as Bishop of
Pskov & (Porkhov?).
Elevated to the dignity of Archbishop, 24 Apr. 1918.
Transferred to the see of Narva, 1924.
Died 12 August 1929.
> Archbishop Gabriel (Chepur),Gavriil (Chepur)
> of Chelyabinsk and Troitsa,
> Ordained: 1910;
> Died: 1/14 March 1933.
Consecrated 22 Nov. 1911 as Bishop of Akerman
(vicar of the Kishinev diocese).
Transferred to the see of Chelyabinsk and Troitsa,
Emigrated to Yugoslavia.
> Archbishop Apollinarius (Koshevoy),Apollinarii (Koshevoy)
> of North America,
> Ordained: 21 October 1917;
> Died: 6/19 June 1933.
Consecrated 22 Oct. 1917 as Bishop of Ryl'sk (vicar
of the Kursk diocese).
From 1918, Bishop of Belgorod (vicar of the Kursk
From 31 Aug. 1921, Bishop of North America.
From 1927, Bishop of North America & San Francisco.
Elevated to the dignity of Archbishop, 14 May 1929.
Died 19 June 1933.
> Archbishop Thephanes (Bystrov),Feofan (Bystrov)
> formerly of Poltava and Pereyaslavl,
> Ordained: 1909;
> Died: 6/19 February 1940.
Consecrated 8 March 1913 as Bishop of Poltava
Elevated to the dignity of Archbishop, 1918.
Died 19 February 1940.
> Archbishop Benedict (Bobkovsky),Venedikt (Bobkovskii)
> of Berlin and Germany,
> Ordained: 30 March 1941;
> Died: August 21/3 September 1951.
Consecrated 17 Mar. 1941 as Bishop of Brest.
> Archbishop Demetrius (Magan),Dimitrii (Magan)
> of Boston and New England (retired),
> Ordained: 1942;
> Died: c. 1970.
Consecrated 11 June 1942 as Bishop "Dnepropetrovskogo
Died 1 Apr. 1970.
> Archbishop Leontius (Filippovich),Leontii (Filippovich)
> of Buenos Aires and Argentina, Chile and Paraguay,
> Ordained: 1943;
> Died: June 19/2 July 1971.
Consecrated 26 Nov. 1941 as Bishop of Berdichev (?)
Indicates that he was involved in the Ukrainian
Died 2 July 1971.
> Bishop Michael (Bogdanov),Mikhail (Bogdanov)
> of Vladivostok & the Maritimes,
> Died: 9/22 Jul 1925
Consecrated 30 Aug. 1907 as Bishop "Cheboksarskiye"
(vicar of Kazan).
From 11 July 1914, Bishop of Samara.
From 1919, Bishop of Vladivostok.
> Bishop Michael (Kosmodamiansky),Mikhail (Kosmodemyanskii)
> of Alexandrovsk & Stavropol,
> Died: 9/22 September 1925
Consecrated 3 July 1911 as Bishop of Alexandrovsk
(vicar of Stavropol).
> Bishop Daniel (Sherstennikov),Daniil (Sherstennikov)
> of Ohotsk,
> Died: January 19/1 February 1933
Consecrated 1920 as Bishop of Chitinsk (vicar of
From 1928, Bishop of Okhotsk, vicar of Vladivostok.
Died 1 Feb. 1932.
> Bishop Juvenally (Kilin),Iuvenalii (Kilin) (in schema Ioann)
> of Singkiang,
> Died: c. 1958
Consecrated 16 Feb. 1935 as Bishop of Singkiang for
From Mar. 1941, Bishop "Tsitsikarskii".
Oct. 1945, submitted to Moscow Patriarchate.
(I believe the text here actually says "reconciled
(There then follows a string of assignments, but
nothing to indicate that he returned to "RPTsZ",
Died 28 Dec. 1958.
Sorry this isn't more helpful. It ain't easy
to read Russian when you don't.
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