Diocese of the Midwest (OCA)

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The '''Diocese of the Midwest''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. The diocese is under the leadership of Right Reverend [[Matthias (Moriak)]] who was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] and installed as the ruling bishop of the diocese on [[April 30]], 2011. He succeeds His Eminence, the Most Reverend [[Job (Osacky) of Chicago|Job (Osacky)]] who reposed in the Lord on [[December 18]], 2009.
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The '''Diocese of the Midwest''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]]. The diocese is under the leadership of the Right Reverend [[Alexander (Golitzin) of Toledo]], who was named as the ''locum tenens'' of the diocese on [[April 15]], 2013, by the Holy Synod. He succeeds the Right Reverend [[Matthias (Moriak)]] who was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] and installed as the ruling bishop of the diocese on [[April 30]], 2011, and retired by the Holy Synod on April 15, 2013.  
  
 
Its territory includes eleven states in the Midwestern United States – Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The diocesan chancery is located on North LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.
 
Its territory includes eleven states in the Midwestern United States – Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The diocesan chancery is located on North LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.
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== Deaneries ==
 
== Deaneries ==
  
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==Ruling bishops==
 
==Ruling bishops==
*[[Matthias (Moriak) of Chicago]] 2011-Present
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*[[Alexander (Golitzin) of Toledo]], ''locum tenens'', 2013-Present
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*[[Matthias (Moriak) of Chicago]] 2011-2013
 
*[[Job (Osacky) of Chicago]] 1993-2009
 
*[[Job (Osacky) of Chicago]] 1993-2009
 
*[[Boris (Geeza) of Chicago]] 1978-1988
 
*[[Boris (Geeza) of Chicago]] 1978-1988

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Visual representation of the Diocese of the Midwest

The Diocese of the Midwest is a diocese of the Orthodox Church in America. The diocese is under the leadership of the Right Reverend Alexander (Golitzin) of Toledo, who was named as the locum tenens of the diocese on April 15, 2013, by the Holy Synod. He succeeds the Right Reverend Matthias (Moriak) who was consecrated and installed as the ruling bishop of the diocese on April 30, 2011, and retired by the Holy Synod on April 15, 2013.

Its territory includes eleven states in the Midwestern United States – Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The diocesan chancery is located on North LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.

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