Metropolis of Singapore

(Difference between revisions)
Jump to: navigation, search
(new metropolis, lots of edits)
 
(Metropolis of Singapore)
(25 intermediate revisions by 13 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{diocese|
 
name=Holy Metropolis of Singapore|
 
jurisdiction=[[Church of Constantinople|Constantinople]]|
 
type=Metropolis|
 
founded=2008|
 
bishop=''vacant''|
 
see=Singapore|
 
hq=Singapore|
 
territory=Singapore, India, Indonesia, other nearby countries|
 
language=English, Greek, other native languages|
 
music=[[Byzantine Chant]]|
 
calendar=[[Revised Julian Calendar|Revised Julian]]|
 
population=''unknown''|
 
website=''unknown''
 
}}
 
__NOTOC__
 
  
The '''Holy Metropolis of Singapore''', headquartered in Singapore, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  Currently vacant, this see was established in January 2008 to encompass India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
+
 
 +
The Holy '''Metropolis of Singapore''', headquartered in Singapore, is an [[eparchy]] of the [[Church of Constantinople]].  The Metropolis was established in January 2008 to encompass Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
On [[January 9]], 2008, the Holy Synod of the [[Church of Constantinople]] decided to divide the western part of the [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Holy Kong and Southeast Asia]] from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore.  As yet, the metropolis has not had a bishop elected to lead it.
+
On[[ January 9]], 2008, the [[Holy Synod]] of the Church of Constantinople decided to divide the western part of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore which extends further west to encompass South AsiaAt that time, the [[Synod]] did not select a [[bishop]] for the new metropolis.
  
== The Episcopacy ==
+
On [[November 3]], 2011, the Holy Synod elected the [[Protosyngellos]] of the Metropolis of Hong Kong, [[Archimandrite]] Constantine (Tsilis) as the first Metropolitan of Singapore.
This see is currently vacant.
+
  
:*Archimandrite [[Daniel (Toyne)]] is the sole priest in Singapore.
+
Fr. Konstantinos became [[chancellor]] under the first Metropolitan of Hong Kong, Met. [[Nikitas (Lulias) of Dardanellia|Nikitas (Lulias)]], and continued under his brother, the present Metropolitan [[Nektarios (Tsilis) of Hong Kong|Nektarios (Tsilis)]]. When Met. Nektarios was elected in 2008, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate divided the Metropolitanate, creating the new Metropolitanate of Singapore.
:*Rev Fr [[Chrysostomos Manalu]] is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesia.
+
 
<!-- India's chief should be added here when known. See talk page regarding the listing of priests. -->
+
===Vicars===
<br clear=left>
+
* Archimandrite Daniel Toyne is the sole [[priest]] in Singapore.
 +
* There are a sizeable number of priests in India.
 +
* Rev. Fr. Chrysostomos Manalu is the archepiscopal [[vicar]] for Indonesia.  
 +
* Rev. Fr John Tanveer is the sole priest in Pakistan.
 +
 
 +
===Indonesia===
 +
====Archepiscopal Vicar====
 +
Rev. Chrysostomos Manalu is a graduate of the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (1995). Fr. Chrysostomos has taken many underprivileged children under his care as more and more of the Indonesian people sink into poverty.  He provides them with room and board, food and schooling.  A women medical center, Theological school (St. Paul Theological School) with a boarding house, a Computer School, are also in the works in order to better serve the needs of the area.
 +
 
 +
====Parishes and Institutions====
 +
Orthodox parish in Medan:
 +
St. Demetrios Orthodox church,
 +
Jl. Kapiten Purba, Simalingkar,
 +
Medan, Indonesia.
 +
Tel: 62-61-8368747
 +
 
 +
Orthodox Monastery "Theotokos":
 +
Aghia Sophia Educational Center,
 +
Tanjung Anom, Kabupaten Deli Serdang,
 +
North Sumatera, Indonesia.
 +
 
 +
General Hospital "Theotokos":
 +
Jl. Raya Besar Namorambe, Kabupaten Deli Serdang,
 +
North Sumatera, Indonesia.
 +
 
 +
Orthodox Church "Agios Ephraim":
 +
Lae Rias Village, Sumbul Pegagan,
 +
Dairi regency,
 +
North Sumatera, Indonesia
  
 
==Former metropolitans==
 
==Former metropolitans==
*Metropolitan [[Nikitas (Lulias)]], formerly Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis), now director of the [[Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute]] in Berkeley, California, USA.
+
*Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), formerly Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis), now director of the [[Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute]] in Berkeley, California, USA.
 +
*Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis), Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis).
  
 
==Related articles==
 
==Related articles==
*Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], missionary in India 1952-1972.
+
*Archimandrite [[Lazarus (Moore)]], [[missionary]] in India 1952-1972.
 +
 
 +
==References==
 +
<references/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
Line 39: Line 56:
 
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
 
* [http://www.patriarchate.org/ Official Website of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Constantinople]
  
====Exarchate of Singapore====
+
====Metropolis of Singapore====
 +
 
 +
* http://www.omsgsa.org
 +
 
 
* [http://www.geocities.com/orthodoxchurchsg Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church] in Singapore.
 
* [http://www.geocities.com/orthodoxchurchsg Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church] in Singapore.
 +
http://orthodoxchurch.sg/Welcome.html
  
 
====Exarchate of [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]]====
 
====Exarchate of [[Orthodoxy in Indonesia|Indonesia]]====
 +
* [http://www.orthodoxindonesia.org/ Orthodox Indonesia - Synaxis]
 
* [http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/articles/church_history/byantoro_indonesia.htm    Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia]
 
* [http://www.orthodoxresearchinstitute.org/articles/church_history/byantoro_indonesia.htm    Birth of Orthodoxy in Indonesia]
 
* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/home The Indonesian Orthodox Church]
 
* [http://filorthodoxia.googlepages.com/home The Indonesian Orthodox Church]
  
 
====Exarchate of India====
 
====Exarchate of India====
 +
*[http://www.psoc-cal.org/ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta]
 +
*[http://www.cs.ust.hk/faculty/dimitris/metro/history_india.html History of the Church in India]
  
* [http://www.psoc-cal.org/ Philanthropic Society of the Orthodox Church - Calcutta].
 
* [http://www.cs.ust.hk/faculty/dimitris/metro/history_india.html History of the Church in India].
 
  
{{stub}}
 
  
[[Category:Jurisdictions]]
+
[[Category:Jurisdictions|Singapore]]
 
[[Category:Dioceses|Singapore]]
 
[[Category:Dioceses|Singapore]]
 
[[Category:Ecumenical Patriarchate Dioceses|Singapore]]
 
[[Category:Ecumenical Patriarchate Dioceses|Singapore]]
 +
 +
[[fr:Métropole de Singapour]]

Revision as of 21:14, December 10, 2012


The Holy Metropolis of Singapore, headquartered in Singapore, is an eparchy of the Church of Constantinople. The Metropolis was established in January 2008 to encompass Singapore, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Maldives Islands, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Sri Lanka.

Contents

History

On January 9, 2008, the Holy Synod of the Church of Constantinople decided to divide the western part of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia from the eastern part, thus forming the Holy Metropolis of Singapore which extends further west to encompass South Asia. At that time, the Synod did not select a bishop for the new metropolis.

On November 3, 2011, the Holy Synod elected the Protosyngellos of the Metropolis of Hong Kong, Archimandrite Constantine (Tsilis) as the first Metropolitan of Singapore.


Fr. Konstantinos became chancellor under the first Metropolitan of Hong Kong, Met. Nikitas (Lulias), and continued under his brother, the present Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis). When Met. Nektarios was elected in 2008, the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate divided the Metropolitanate, creating the new Metropolitanate of Singapore.

Vicars

  • Archimandrite Daniel Toyne is the sole priest in Singapore.
  • There are a sizeable number of priests in India.
  • Rev. Fr. Chrysostomos Manalu is the archepiscopal vicar for Indonesia.
  • Rev. Fr John Tanveer is the sole priest in Pakistan.

Indonesia

Archepiscopal Vicar

Rev. Chrysostomos Manalu is a graduate of the Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece (1995). Fr. Chrysostomos has taken many underprivileged children under his care as more and more of the Indonesian people sink into poverty. He provides them with room and board, food and schooling. A women medical center, Theological school (St. Paul Theological School) with a boarding house, a Computer School, are also in the works in order to better serve the needs of the area.

Parishes and Institutions

Orthodox parish in Medan: St. Demetrios Orthodox church, Jl. Kapiten Purba, Simalingkar, Medan, Indonesia. Tel: 62-61-8368747

Orthodox Monastery "Theotokos": Aghia Sophia Educational Center, Tanjung Anom, Kabupaten Deli Serdang, North Sumatera, Indonesia.

General Hospital "Theotokos": Jl. Raya Besar Namorambe, Kabupaten Deli Serdang, North Sumatera, Indonesia.

Orthodox Church "Agios Ephraim": Lae Rias Village, Sumbul Pegagan, Dairi regency, North Sumatera, Indonesia

Former metropolitans

  • Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias), formerly Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis), now director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California, USA.
  • Metropolitan Nektarios (Tsilis), Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia (when it also encompassed the area now in this Metropolis).

Related articles

References


External links

Metropolis of Singapore

http://orthodoxchurch.sg/Welcome.html

Exarchate of Indonesia

Exarchate of India

Personal tools
Namespaces
Variants
Actions
Navigation
interaction
Donate

Please consider supporting OrthodoxWiki. FAQs

Toolbox
In other languages