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Amphilochius (Vakulsky) of Alaska

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His Eminence the Most Reverend '''Amphilokhy Amphilochius (Vakulsky) of Alaska''' was a [[missionary]] [[priest]] in Siberia and North America before his appointment as Bishop of Alaska in 1923.{{stub}}
==Life==
[[baptism|Baptized]] Anton Born '''Antony Yakovlevich Vakulsky ''' (Антоний Яковлевич Вакульский) and given the name Amphilokhy Amphilochius when he was [[tonsure]]d a [[monk]], Amphiloky was a missionary among the Chukchi people[[Wikipedia:Chukchi_people]] in Siberia during the years 1909-1910. After arriving in North America, he continued serving, from 1910 to 1915, the [[parish]]es of emigrant Orthodox Christians in Alberta, Canada.
Amphilokhy Amphilochius was a missionary among the [[consecration of a bishopw:Chukchi people|consecratedChukchi people]] Bishop of Alaska by in Siberia during the years 1909-1910. After arriving in North America, he continued serving, from 1910 to 1915, the [[Metropolia|Russian North American missionparish]] es of emigrant Orthodox Christians in 1923Alberta, a position he served until 1931Canada.
Amphilochius was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] Bishop of Alaska by the [[Metropolia|Russian North American mission]] in 1923, a position he served until 1931. Abp. Amphilokhy Amphilochius reposed in 1933 at [[St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery (South Canaan, Pennsylvania)|St. Tikhon's Monastery ]] in South Canaan, Pennsylvania.
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before=[[Philip (Stavitsky)of Alaska|Philip (Stavitsky)]]|
title=Bishop of Alaska|
years=1923-1931|
*[http://www.archdiocese.ca/f_history/bishops.htm List of Canadian Bishops]
*[http://cassian.memphis.edu/history/znmenski/Znamenski%20Web/Znamenski/Siberia1.htm Native Encounters with Russian Orthodox Missions in Siberia]
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