Diocese of the South (OCA)

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The '''Diocese of the South''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  It is currently under the leadership of His Grace, the Right Reverend [[Nikon (Liolin) of Boston|Nikon (Liolin)]], as ''Locum Tenens'' of the Diocese of the South. Its territory includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.
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The '''Diocese of the South''' is a [[diocese]] of the [[Orthodox Church in America]].  It is currently under the leadership of His Grace, the Right Reverend [[Nikon (Liolin) of Boston|Nikon (Liolin)]], as ''[[Locum Tenens]]'' of the Diocese of the South. Its territory includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia outside the Washington DC metropolitan area.
  
 
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==Diocesan Council==
 
==Diocesan Council==
*His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri, Chair
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*His Grace, Bishop NIKON - Locum Tenens, Chair
 
*Milos Konjevich, Treasurer
 
*Milos Konjevich, Treasurer
  
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==Institutions==
 
==Institutions==
*St. Michael's Skete in Canoñes, NM
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*[[Monastery of the Holy Archangel Michael (Canones, New Mexico)|St. Michael's Skete]] in Canoñes, NM
*St. Mary and Martha Orthodox Monastery in Wagner, SC
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*[[Ss. Mary and Martha Monastery (Wagener, South Carolina)|Ss. Mary and Martha Orthodox Monastery]] in Wagner, SC
  
 
==Deaneries==
 
==Deaneries==
 
*Appalachian Deanery
 
*Appalachian Deanery
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*Atlanta Deanery
 
*Carolinas Deanery
 
*Carolinas Deanery
*Central Florida Deanery
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*Dallas Deanery
*Southcentral Deanery
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*Miami Deanery
*Southeastern Deanery
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*Orlando Deanery
*South Florida Deanery
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==Ruling bishops==
 
==Ruling bishops==
*(Nikon (Liolin), as Locum Tenens)2011
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* [[Dmitri (Royster) of Dallas|Dmitri (Royster)]] 1978-2009
*(Jonah (Paffhausen), as locum tenens) 2009-2011
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* [[Jonah (Paffhausen) of Washington|Jonah (Paffhausen)]] as locum tenens 2009-2011
*[[Dmitri (Royster) of Dallas]] 1978-2009
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* [[Nikon (Liolin)]], as locum tenens  2011-Present
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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[[Category:OCA Dioceses|South]]
 
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The Diocese of the South is a diocese of the Orthodox Church in America. It is currently under the leadership of His Grace, the Right Reverend Nikon (Liolin), as Locum Tenens of the Diocese of the South. Its territory includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia outside the Washington DC metropolitan area.

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Diocesan Council

  • His Grace, Bishop NIKON - Locum Tenens, Chair
  • Milos Konjevich, Treasurer

Members

  • V. Rev. Dimitri Cozby
  • V. Rev. Ernesto Rios
  • V. Rev. Peter Smith
  • V. Rev. Mark Stevens
  • Rev. Marcus Burch
  • Rev. Stephen Freeman
  • Chuck Dionysius Doten
  • Bruce Humphrey
  • E. Ray Lanier
  • Jeanette Parker
  • Ed Stickle
  • Robert Vranes

Metropolitan Council Representatives

  • V. Rev. Alexander Fecanin
  • Gary George Popovich

Publications

  • The Dawn
  • Monthly diocesan newspaper (Contains articles in Russian, Spanish, and English)

His Eminence, Archbishop Dmitri, Editor

Institutions

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  • Appalachian Deanery
  • Atlanta Deanery
  • Carolinas Deanery
  • Dallas Deanery
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