Herman (Podmoshensky)

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'''Hieromonk Herman''' (secular name '''Gleb Dmitriyevich Podmoshensky'''; 27 march 1934, Riga, Latvia) is monk of the [[Serbian Orthodox Church]] was the co-founder of the St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, and founding [[abbot]] of [[Monastery of St. Herman of Alaska (Platina, California)|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]].
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'''Monk Herman''' (secular name '''Gleb Dmitriyevich Podmoshensky'''; [[March 27]], 1934, Riga, Latvia - [[June 30]], 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota) was the co-founder of the St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, and founding [[abbot]] of [[Monastery of St. Herman of Alaska (Platina, California)|St. Herman of Alaska Monastery]].
  
He is an author and coauthor of several books about [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker|St John Maximovitch]].  After many years serving as abbot of the monastery, he was suspended and [[Laicization|defrocked]] by the [[ROCOR]] [[Holy Synod|Synod of Bishops]] for disobedience, which returned him the status of [[monk]].
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He was an author and coauthor of several books about [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker|St John Maximovitch]].  After many years serving as abbot of the monastery, he was suspended and [[Laicization|defrocked]] in 1988 by the [[ROCOR]] [[Holy Synod|Synod of Bishops]] for disobedience, which returned him the status of [[monk]].
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Fr. Herman had suffered for at least a decade before his death from Parkinson’s disease and diabetes, and had noticeably weakened within the past several years of his life.
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* [http://www.ortho-rus.ru/cgi-bin/ps_file.cgi?3_8684 Герман (Подмошенский)] at site «Русское православие»
 
* [http://www.ortho-rus.ru/cgi-bin/ps_file.cgi?3_8684 Герман (Подмошенский)] at site «Русское православие»
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* [http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/71886.htm Fr. Herman (Podmoshensky) dies]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 18:27, August 12, 2014

Monk Herman (secular name Gleb Dmitriyevich Podmoshensky; March 27, 1934, Riga, Latvia - June 30, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota) was the co-founder of the St. Herman of Alaska Brotherhood, and founding abbot of St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.

He was an author and coauthor of several books about St John Maximovitch. After many years serving as abbot of the monastery, he was suspended and defrocked in 1988 by the ROCOR Synod of Bishops for disobedience, which returned him the status of monk.

Fr. Herman had suffered for at least a decade before his death from Parkinson’s disease and diabetes, and had noticeably weakened within the past several years of his life.

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Herman (Podmoshensky)
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Abbot of Monastery of St. Herman of Alaska, Platina
1969-2000
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Abbot Gerasim
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