Dimitry (Magan) of Philadelphia

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His Eminence, the Most Reverend '''Dimitry (Magan) of Boston''' was a hierarch of the [[Orthodox Church in America|Russian Metropolia]] in North America who served as both [[archbishop]] of Boston and of Philadelphia. His secular name was Eugene Magan.
 
His Eminence, the Most Reverend '''Dimitry (Magan) of Boston''' was a hierarch of the [[Orthodox Church in America|Russian Metropolia]] in North America who served as both [[archbishop]] of Boston and of Philadelphia. His secular name was Eugene Magan.
  
Abp. Dimitry was Archbishop of Boston from 1937 to 1959. Later he was Archbishop of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.
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Upon his arrival in the United States from Europe in 1948, Bp. Dimitry was appointed Bishop of Canada under the [[jurisdiction]] of the Russian Metropolia. Later, he was appointed Archbishop of Boston where he remained until 1959. He was then appointed Archbishop of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.
  
 
Abp. Dimitry reposed about 1970 and is buried at St. Vladimir's Cemetery at the Church of St. Mary in Jackson, New Jersey.
 
Abp. Dimitry reposed about 1970 and is buried at St. Vladimir's Cemetery at the Church of St. Mary in Jackson, New Jersey.
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==Sources==
 
==Sources==
 
*''Orthodox America 1794-1976 Development of the Orthodox Church in America'', C. J. Tarasar, Gen. Ed. 1975, The Orthodox Church in America, Syosett, New York.
 
*''Orthodox America 1794-1976 Development of the Orthodox Church in America'', C. J. Tarasar, Gen. Ed. 1975, The Orthodox Church in America, Syosett, New York.
 
*[http://www.oca.org/Mem.asp?ID=101&SID=18  In Memoriam]
 
*[http://www.oca.org/Mem.asp?ID=101&SID=18  In Memoriam]
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*[http://oca.org/in-memoriam/archpriest-theodore-soroka Archpriest Theodore Soroka]
 
*[http://saintmaryinjackson.com/  St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church]
 
*[http://saintmaryinjackson.com/  St. Mary's Russian Orthodox Church]
  
 
[[Category: Bishops]]
 
[[Category: Bishops]]
[[Category: Bishops of Boston|Bishops of Boston]]
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[[Category:20th-century bishops]]
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[[Category: Bishops of Boston]]
 
[[Category: Bishops of Philadelphia]]
 
[[Category: Bishops of Philadelphia]]

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His Eminence, the Most Reverend Dimitry (Magan) of Boston was a hierarch of the Russian Metropolia in North America who served as both archbishop of Boston and of Philadelphia. His secular name was Eugene Magan.

Upon his arrival in the United States from Europe in 1948, Bp. Dimitry was appointed Bishop of Canada under the jurisdiction of the Russian Metropolia. Later, he was appointed Archbishop of Boston where he remained until 1959. He was then appointed Archbishop of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania.

Abp. Dimitry reposed about 1970 and is buried at St. Vladimir's Cemetery at the Church of St. Mary in Jackson, New Jersey.

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Dimitry (Magan) of Philadelphia
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Bishop of Canada
1948-19xx
Succeeded by:
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Preceded by:
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Archbishop of Boston
19xx-1957
Succeeded by:
Ireney (Bekish)
Preceded by:
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Archbishop of Philadelphia
1957-1964
Succeeded by:
Kiprian (Borisevich)
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