Dimitry (Obuhoff)

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[[Hieromonk]] '''Dimitry (Obuhoff)''' served in the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]], [[ROCOR]].
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[[Hegumen]] '''Dimitry (Obuhoff)''' served in the [[Diocese of Australia and New Zealand (ROCOR)|Diocese of Australia and New Zealand]], [[ROCOR]], and as the second rector of [[Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church (Brisbane, Australia)|Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Brisbane]].
  
 
==Biographical timeline==
 
==Biographical timeline==
* Nikolai Obuhoff born in Perm, Siberia, in May 1906.
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* Nikolai Obuhoff was born to pious parents in Perm, Siberia, in May 1906.
* Fled with family in 1917 (due to Revolution and civil war). Settled in Manchuria.
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* Fled with his family in 1917 (due to Revolution and civil war)and settled in Manchuria.
* Nikolai worked on Manchurian branch of Trans-Siberian Railway.
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* Nikolai worked on the Manchurian branch of Trans-Siberian Railway.
* After father reposed, Nikolai moved to Beijing to become a [[novice]] in the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission.
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* After the repose of his father, Nikolai moved to Beijing to become a [[novice]] in the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission.
 
* 1932: Completed theological studies, was [[tonsure]]d and given name 'Dimitry', [[ordination|ordained]] to diaconate and [[priest]]hood by Abp [[Simon (Vinogradov) of Beijing|Simon of Peking and China]].
 
* 1932: Completed theological studies, was [[tonsure]]d and given name 'Dimitry', [[ordination|ordained]] to diaconate and [[priest]]hood by Abp [[Simon (Vinogradov) of Beijing|Simon of Peking and China]].
* Ministered to Peking Mission, Our Lady of Kazan Monastery, and St. Alexis [[parish]] in Modyago.
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* Ministered to the Peking Mission, Our Lady of Kazan Monastery, and St. Alexis [[parish]] in Modyago.
 
* 1956: Arrived in Australia with his mother.  [[Archbishop]] [[Sava (Rayevsky) of Sydney|Sava of Sydney]] commissions Hmk Dimitry to build a [[monastery]] in Kentlyn, on land donated by Pdn. Peter Grishaev.  To join him, the Hmk Dimitry recruited three men who wanted to test their monastic vocation.
 
* 1956: Arrived in Australia with his mother.  [[Archbishop]] [[Sava (Rayevsky) of Sydney|Sava of Sydney]] commissions Hmk Dimitry to build a [[monastery]] in Kentlyn, on land donated by Pdn. Peter Grishaev.  To join him, the Hmk Dimitry recruited three men who wanted to test their monastic vocation.
 
::Sep 16: First [[Divine Liturgy]] celebrated.
 
::Sep 16: First [[Divine Liturgy]] celebrated.
*1959 Mar: Monastery project seems to have failed. Hmk Dimitry was assigned to the Russian Orthodox Church of the Joy of All who Sorrow, Geelong, Victoria, as the second permanent priest (after four years without a priest); two of the other novices returned to the world, the third remaining and being in charge of the diocesan [[candle]]-factory.  The monastery project, however, would later become [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]].
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*1959 Mar: Monastery project seems to have failed. Hmk Dimitry was assigned to the Russian Orthodox Church of the Joy of All who Sorrow, Geelong, Victoria, as the second permanent priest (after four years without a priest); one of the other novices returned to the world, another moving and essentially becoming Fr Dimitry's cell-attendant, and the third remaining and being in charge of the diocesan [[candle]]-factory.  The monastery project would later become [[St. John the Baptist Skete (Kentlyn, New South Wales)|St John the Baptist Skete]].
* 1962: Transferred to Vladimir Icon parish, Brisbane.  Hoped to open a small monastic community in Brisbane, but Bp. [[Philaret (Voznesensky) of New York|Philaret's]] election as Metropolitan of ROCOR prevented this.
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* 1962: Transferred to Vladimir Icon parish, Brisbane.  Hoped to open a small monastic community in Brisbane with himself and Bp. [[Philaret (Voznesensky) of New York|Philaret]], but Bp Philaret's election as Metropolitan of ROCOR prevented this.
 
* 1970: Left ROCOR.
 
* 1970: Left ROCOR.
 
* 1975: Accepted into OCA.
 
* 1975: Accepted into OCA.
::Apr 8: Elevated to [[igumen|hegumen]].
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::Apr 8: Elevated to the rank of [[igumen|hegumen]].
*1976-80: Served in [[Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church (Brisbane, Australia)|Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church]].
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*1976-80: Rector of [[Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church (Brisbane, Australia)|Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church]], Brisbane, while living on Bribie Island.
* 1980: Ill health forced retirement.
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* 1980: Was forced retire as a result of ill health.
* 1982 Aug: Reposed and buried in Brisbane.
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* 1982 Aug: Reposed and buried in Toowong Cemetary, Brisbane.
  
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==Links==
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[http://holyannunciation.net/our-parish/history/past-rectors/ Past Rectors of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church]
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[http://zarubezhje.narod.ru/gi/D_221.htm] (in Russian)
  
 
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Hegumen Dimitry (Obuhoff) served in the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, ROCOR, and as the second rector of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Brisbane.

Biographical timeline

  • Nikolai Obuhoff was born to pious parents in Perm, Siberia, in May 1906.
  • Fled with his family in 1917 (due to Revolution and civil war)and settled in Manchuria.
  • Nikolai worked on the Manchurian branch of Trans-Siberian Railway.
  • After the repose of his father, Nikolai moved to Beijing to become a novice in the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission.
  • 1932: Completed theological studies, was tonsured and given name 'Dimitry', ordained to diaconate and priesthood by Abp Simon of Peking and China.
  • Ministered to the Peking Mission, Our Lady of Kazan Monastery, and St. Alexis parish in Modyago.
  • 1956: Arrived in Australia with his mother. Archbishop Sava of Sydney commissions Hmk Dimitry to build a monastery in Kentlyn, on land donated by Pdn. Peter Grishaev. To join him, the Hmk Dimitry recruited three men who wanted to test their monastic vocation.
Sep 16: First Divine Liturgy celebrated.
  • 1959 Mar: Monastery project seems to have failed. Hmk Dimitry was assigned to the Russian Orthodox Church of the Joy of All who Sorrow, Geelong, Victoria, as the second permanent priest (after four years without a priest); one of the other novices returned to the world, another moving and essentially becoming Fr Dimitry's cell-attendant, and the third remaining and being in charge of the diocesan candle-factory. The monastery project would later become St John the Baptist Skete.
  • 1962: Transferred to Vladimir Icon parish, Brisbane. Hoped to open a small monastic community in Brisbane with himself and Bp. Philaret, but Bp Philaret's election as Metropolitan of ROCOR prevented this.
  • 1970: Left ROCOR.
  • 1975: Accepted into OCA.
Apr 8: Elevated to the rank of hegumen.
  • 1976-80: Rector of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church, Brisbane, while living on Bribie Island.
  • 1980: Was forced retire as a result of ill health.
  • 1982 Aug: Reposed and buried in Toowong Cemetary, Brisbane.

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Past Rectors of Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church [1] (in Russian)

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Dimitry (Obuhoff)
Preceded by:
Superior of St. John the Baptist Skete
(Kentlyn, New South Wales, Australia)

1956-1959
Succeeded by:
Monk Guri (Demidov)
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