Eutychus (Kurochkin) of Domodedovo

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'''Bishop Eutychus''' ('''Evtikhy''', secular name '''Ivan Timofeyevich Kurochkin''', ''Иван Тимофеевич Курочкин'') is Bishop of Domodedovo, [[vicar]] of the [[Moscow diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church]].
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'''Bishop Eutychus''' ('''Evtikhy''', secular name '''Ivan Timofeyevich Kurochkin''', ''Иван Тимофеевич Курочкин'') is [[Bishop]] of Domodedovo, [[vicar]] of the [[Moscow diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church]].
  
 
== Biography ==
 
== Biography ==
Ivan Kurochkin was born in [[March 6]], 1955 in Ishim, USSR. He baptized at St. Nicholas Church in Ishim.
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Ivan Kurochkin was born in [[March 6]], 1955 in Ishim, USSR. He [[baptism|baptized]] at St. Nicholas Church in Ishim.
  
After finishing school, he completed compulsory military service. In 1977, he was tonsured subdeacon by Bishop Maxim (Krokha) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Omsk. His spiritual fathers were Schemamonk Prochor, and Metropolitan Zinovi (Mazhuga) of Tsitsikar (Georgia). Between 1978 and 1982, he studied at the [[Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary|Moscow Theological Seminary]].
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After finishing school, he completed compulsory military service. In 1977, he was [[tonsured]] [[subdeacon]] by Bishop Maxim (Krokha) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Omsk. His spiritual fathers were Schemamonk Prochor, and Metropolitan Zinovi (Mazhuga) of Tsitsikar (Georgia). Between 1978 and 1982, he studied at the [[Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary|Moscow Theological Seminary]].
  
In 1982, he was tonsured to the [[small schema]] and ordained a [[deacon]] and priest by Bishop Maxim in Omsk. In 1983 he was elevated to hegumen, and appointed the confessor of the Omsk-Tiumen Diocese and served in a newly opened parish in Shablinkin, near Ishim.
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In 1982, he was tonsured to the [[Schemamonk|small schema]] and [[ordination|ordained]] a [[deacon]] and [[priest]] by Bishop Maxim in Omsk. In 1983 he was elevated to [[Igumen]], and appointed the confessor of the Omsk-Tiumen Diocese and served in a newly opened [[parish]] in Shablinkin, near Ishim.
  
In 1989, together with some ten other priests of the Diocese, he petitioned reception into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Metroplitan [[Vitaly (Ustinov) of New York|Vitaly (Ustinov)]] received him on the third day of Pentacost in 1990. In 1992, he organized the opening of the Cathedral of the Theophany in Ishim, which he labored to build. [[July 13]], 1990 hegumen Eutyches was prohibited from serving by bishop [[Anthony (Cheremisov) of Krasnoyarsk|Anthony]] of Tobolsk and Tyumen.
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In 1989, together with some ten other priests of the [[diocese]], he petitioned for reception into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Metroplitan [[Vitaly (Ustinov) of New York|Vitaly (Ustinov)]] received him on the third day of Pentacost in 1990. In 1992, he organized the opening of the Cathedral of the Theophany in Ishim, which he labored to build. [[July 13]], 1990 hegumen Eutyches was prohibited from serving by bishop [[Anthony (Cheremisov) of Krasnoyarsk|Anthony]] of Tobolsk and Tyumen.
  
In January 1994, he was elevated to archimandrite in ROCOR.
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In January 1994, he was elevated to [[archimandrite]] in ROCOR.
  
At the Sobor of Bishops following the Glorification of [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker|Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco]], Father Evtikhy delivered a report on church life in Ishim. The same Council nominated him to the episcopate as Bishop of Ishim and Siberia. Bishop Evtikhy's consecration took place in 10/23 July 1994, presided over by Metroplitan Vitaly.
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At the Sobor of Bishops following the [[glorification]] of [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker|Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco]], Father Evtikhy delivered a report on church life in Ishim. The same Council nominated him to the episcopate as Bishop of Ishim and Siberia. Bishop Evtikhy's [[consecration of a bishop|consecration]] took place in 10/23 July 1994, presided over by Metroplitan Vitaly.
  
In the late 1990s, he spoke out against reconciliation with the Moscow Patriarchate, but later, in 2002, he upheld the decision of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops, which were aimed at expanding the dialogue with the ROC. Since 2003 he was participant in the negotiations with the ROC. He has appeared as a supporter of the restoration of full communion between ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate.
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In the late 1990s, he spoke out against reconciliation with the Moscow Patriarchate, but later, in 2002, he upheld the decision of the ROCOR [[Synod]] of Bishops, which were aimed at expanding the dialogue with the ROC. Since 2003 he was participant in the negotiations with the ROC. He has appeared as a supporter of the restoration of [[full communion]] between ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate.
 
[[December 22]], 2006, Archbishop Anthony, who prohibit from serving Eutychy (Kurochkin), released him from sanctions, imposing in 1990.
 
[[December 22]], 2006, Archbishop Anthony, who prohibit from serving Eutychy (Kurochkin), released him from sanctions, imposing in 1990.
  
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on [[May 16]], 2007 appointed him Bishop of Domodedovo, the vicar of the Moscow diocese and entrusted him temporary pastoral nourishment of the former parishes of the ROCOR in Russia for five years, according to the [[Act of Canonical Communion]].
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The [[Holy Synod]] of the Russian Orthodox Church on [[May 16]], 2007 appointed him Bishop of Domodedovo, the vicar of the Moscow diocese and entrusted him temporary pastoral nourishment of the former parishes of the ROCOR in Russia for five years, according to the [[Act of Canonical Communion]].
  
 
Vladika Evtikhy is noted for his endless labors towards building up the spiritual life of his flock, his building projects, and for his work with prisoners.
 
Vladika Evtikhy is noted for his endless labors towards building up the spiritual life of his flock, his building projects, and for his work with prisoners.
  
==Links==
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==External links==
 
* http://www.st-sergius.org/Bio/Bish_Evtichy_Bio.html
 
* http://www.st-sergius.org/Bio/Bish_Evtichy_Bio.html
 
* [http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/113647.html Евтихий, епископ Домодедовский, викарий Московской епархии (Курочкин Иван Тимофеевич)]
 
* [http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/113647.html Евтихий, епископ Домодедовский, викарий Московской епархии (Курочкин Иван Тимофеевич)]
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Bishop Eutychus (Evtikhy, secular name Ivan Timofeyevich Kurochkin, Иван Тимофеевич Курочкин) is Bishop of Domodedovo, vicar of the Moscow diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Biography

Ivan Kurochkin was born in March 6, 1955 in Ishim, USSR. He baptized at St. Nicholas Church in Ishim.

After finishing school, he completed compulsory military service. In 1977, he was tonsured subdeacon by Bishop Maxim (Krokha) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Omsk. His spiritual fathers were Schemamonk Prochor, and Metropolitan Zinovi (Mazhuga) of Tsitsikar (Georgia). Between 1978 and 1982, he studied at the Moscow Theological Seminary.

In 1982, he was tonsured to the small schema and ordained a deacon and priest by Bishop Maxim in Omsk. In 1983 he was elevated to Igumen, and appointed the confessor of the Omsk-Tiumen Diocese and served in a newly opened parish in Shablinkin, near Ishim.

In 1989, together with some ten other priests of the diocese, he petitioned for reception into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Metroplitan Vitaly (Ustinov) received him on the third day of Pentacost in 1990. In 1992, he organized the opening of the Cathedral of the Theophany in Ishim, which he labored to build. July 13, 1990 hegumen Eutyches was prohibited from serving by bishop Anthony of Tobolsk and Tyumen.

In January 1994, he was elevated to archimandrite in ROCOR.

At the Sobor of Bishops following the glorification of Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco, Father Evtikhy delivered a report on church life in Ishim. The same Council nominated him to the episcopate as Bishop of Ishim and Siberia. Bishop Evtikhy's consecration took place in 10/23 July 1994, presided over by Metroplitan Vitaly.

In the late 1990s, he spoke out against reconciliation with the Moscow Patriarchate, but later, in 2002, he upheld the decision of the ROCOR Synod of Bishops, which were aimed at expanding the dialogue with the ROC. Since 2003 he was participant in the negotiations with the ROC. He has appeared as a supporter of the restoration of full communion between ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate. December 22, 2006, Archbishop Anthony, who prohibit from serving Eutychy (Kurochkin), released him from sanctions, imposing in 1990.

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on May 16, 2007 appointed him Bishop of Domodedovo, the vicar of the Moscow diocese and entrusted him temporary pastoral nourishment of the former parishes of the ROCOR in Russia for five years, according to the Act of Canonical Communion.

Vladika Evtikhy is noted for his endless labors towards building up the spiritual life of his flock, his building projects, and for his work with prisoners.

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