Hegumen


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Hegumen

 

the head of an Orthodox monastery or his assistant.

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Father Vladimir Yaschenko Alexandrovich, assistant to Father Hegumen Ioann (John) Ekonometsev, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department of Christian Education and Catechization, claimed, We can't do as Americans do, because we can't have such sects equal to our traditional Orthodox church.
Nearly a decade after the ascription, on 2 December 1674, a priest and former hegumen of the Torzhok Rozhdestvenskii Monastery named Iona voiced his own concern about the upkeep of this church in a petition to Kornilii, metropolitan of Novgorod (1674-95).
Antonii returned again in 1229, and Arsenii went on to become the hegumen of the Iureev Monastery.
In 1896 he was appointed hegumen (superior) of the Basilian Monastery of St.
Hegumen Philip Riabykh is Vice Chair of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate in Moscow.
In 1592, the body was moved to the Solovetskii Monastery, where Filipp had been monk and hegumen for many years before his metropolitanate.
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.
Sergei of Radonezh and Hegumen Fedor of the Simonovskii Monastery: "I am coming, bringing peace and blessing as once Joseph was sent by his father to his brothers.
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).
One thing is clear: after 1448 the Greeks no longer made the choice, and any church input came from the Russian bishops and hegumens, not from Constantinople.
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".