Hegumen


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Hegumen

 

the head of an Orthodox monastery or his assistant.

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As our special guest from Moscow, Hegumen Philip Riabykh brought a frank yet well-received assessment of the different perspectives that frustrate the expressions of Christian unity.
7) Hegumen Philip (Riabykh), "The Russian Orthodox Church and Ecumenism," J.
Earlier, in 1274, the dying Archbishop Dalmat suggested two candidates to succeed him: Kliment, his dukhovnik (confessor), and Ioann, hegumen of the Iureev Monastery, as his successor.
As noted earlier, he left office and later became hegumen of the Iureev Monastery.
The Younger Redaction states that the Novgorodians conferred with Prince Iaroslav, with the hegumens, the sofiane (the clergy of the Cathedral of Holy Wisdom), and with the other priests, and, "some wanted Mitrofan, and others Marturii, and others wanted a Greek.
Of the twenty candidates for these seven elections, eleven were hegumens of monasteries, two were kliuchniki (stewards) of the previous archiepiscopal administration, one was a bishop (the Bishop of Vladimir-in-Volynia to be exact), one was the dukhovnik of the previous archbishop, one was a priest (the priest of St.
The hegumen (Superior) of the monastery in Kolodiivka (which has around forty members) also oversees the Monastery of the Holy Mother of God in Orangeville.
According to the hegumen of the Monastery, Father Hryhoriy Planchak, who resides in the monastery of St.
The Orthodox view was presented by Hegumen Tichon Bondarenko of the Odessa Seminary, who quoted Bishop Theophan the hermit: "The content of Christian life is what was passed on by the apostles (chosen and sent by the Lord).
BAR contains formularies for the ordinations of bishops, presbyters, deacons, deaconesses, and subdeacons, along with the prayers for the setting aside of readers and hegumens, the ordained superiors of monastic communities.
Despite this, due to "the indifference and greed of Greek monks and especially of despotical hegumens, the monasteries were in a lamentable status".