Arsenius I (Sremac) of Pec

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Saint Arsenije Sremac ('''in Serbian Свети Арсеније Сремац''') was second serbian Archibishop (1233-1263) (''died'' 1266) and disciple of Saint Sava.
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Our father among the saints '''Arsenije Sremac''' (also ''Arsenius''; Serbian: '''Арсеније Сремац''') was the second Serbian [[Archbishop]] (1233-1263) (''died'' 1266) and [[disciple]] of St. [[Sava of Serbia|Sava]].
  
 
== Early life  ==
 
== Early life  ==
Saint arsenije was born in Srem in vilage Dabar near Slankamen. Exact date of his birth is unknown. He took monastic vows probabley in St. Demetrius Monastery in todays Sremska Mitrovica. When he heard for Saint Sava's work, he was impresed and left for Žiča. He soon became St. Sava's diciple and his syncellos. He was apointed as eclesiarch of monastery and later [[Archimandrite]] of Žiča, because of his religious life.  
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St. Arsenije was born in Srem, in village of Dabar near Slankamen. The exact date of his birth is unknown. He took [[monastic]] vows, probably in St. Demetrius Monastery in today's Sremska Mitrovica. When he heard of St. Sava's work, he was impressed and left for Žiča. He soon became St. Sava's disciple and his syncellos. He was appointed as the [[ecclesiarch]] of the [[monastery]] and later [[Archimandrite]] of Žiča, because of his religious life.  
  
 
== Archbishop ==
 
== Archbishop ==
When St. Sava decided to abdicate, he decided that Arsenije will succed him. Arsenije was consecrated bishop. He was capable to procede greate work of his predcessoor. He bult Peć monastery. He participed in translation of St. Sava's sacred bons from Trnovo to Mileševa. St. Arsenije coronated King Stefan Uroš I. He was helping to King Stefan Uroš I and quin Saint Jelena in building of monasteries Sopoćani and Gradac.
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When St. Sava decided to abdicate, he decided that Arsenije would succed him. Arsenije was consecrated bishop. He was able to procede continue in the work of his predecessor. He built Peć monastery. He participated in the translation of St. Sava's [[relics|sacred bones]] from Trnovo to Mileševa. St. Arsenije crowned King Stefan Uroš I. He helped King Stefan Uroš I and Queen St. Jelena in building the monasteries Sopoćani and Gradac.
  
He suffered stroke 1263 . He is succeded by Saint Sava II, nephew of Saint Sava. Arsenije died [[October 28]] [[1266]].
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He suffered a stroke in 1263. He was succeeded by St. [[Sava II of Pec|Sava II]], nephew of St. Sava.  St. Arsenije died on [[October 28]], 1266.
  
  

Revision as of 12:02, March 7, 2007

Our father among the saints Arsenije Sremac (also Arsenius; Serbian: Арсеније Сремац) was the second Serbian Archbishop (1233-1263) (died 1266) and disciple of St. Sava.

Early life

St. Arsenije was born in Srem, in village of Dabar near Slankamen. The exact date of his birth is unknown. He took monastic vows, probably in St. Demetrius Monastery in today's Sremska Mitrovica. When he heard of St. Sava's work, he was impressed and left for Žiča. He soon became St. Sava's disciple and his syncellos. He was appointed as the ecclesiarch of the monastery and later Archimandrite of Žiča, because of his religious life.

Archbishop

When St. Sava decided to abdicate, he decided that Arsenije would succed him. Arsenije was consecrated bishop. He was able to procede continue in the work of his predecessor. He built Peć monastery. He participated in the translation of St. Sava's sacred bones from Trnovo to Mileševa. St. Arsenije crowned King Stefan Uroš I. He helped King Stefan Uroš I and Queen St. Jelena in building the monasteries Sopoćani and Gradac.

He suffered a stroke in 1263. He was succeeded by St. Sava II, nephew of St. Sava. St. Arsenije died on October 28, 1266.


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Arsenius I (Sremac) of Pec
Preceded by:
St. Sava I
Archbishop of Serbia
1219-1233
Succeeded by:
St. Sava II
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