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'''; 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]].
  
 
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]].
 
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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Monk 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 St. Herman of Alaska Monastery.

He is 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 by the ROCOR Synod of Bishops for disobedience, which returned him the status of monk.

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