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Eutychus (Kurochkin) of Domodedovo

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'''Bishop EvtikhyHis Grace Eutychus''' ('''Evtikhy''', secular name '''Ivan Timofeyevich Kurochkin''', ''Иван Тимофеевич Курочкин'') is retired [[Bishop ]] of Domodedovo, [[vicar ]] of the [[Moscow diocese]] of the [[Russian Orthodox Church]].
== Biography ==
Ivan Kurochkin was born in 6 [[March 6]], 1955 in Ishim, USSR. He was [[baptism|baptized ]] at St. Nicholas Church in Ishim.
After finishing school, he completed his compulsory military service. In 1977, he was tonsured [[tonsure]]d [[subdeacon ]] by Bishop Bp. Maxim (Krokha) of the Moscow Patriarchate in Omsk. His spiritual fathers were Schemamonk Prochor, and Metropolitan [[Zinovi (Mazhuga) of Tsitsikar (]] of the [[Church of Georgia)]]. Between 1978 and 1982, he studied at the [[Moscow Theological Academy and Seminary|Moscow Theological Seminary]].
In 1982, he Ivan was tonsured to the [[Schemamonk|small schema]] and . He was [[ordination|ordained ]] a [[deacon]] and then a [[priest ]] by Bishop Bp. Maxim in Omsk. In 1983 , he was elevated to hegumen, [[Igumen]] and was appointed the confessor of the Omsk-Tiumen Diocese and . There, Fr. Evtikhy served in a newly opened [[parish ]] in Shablinkin, near Ishim.
In 1989, together with some ten other priests of the Diocese[[diocese]], he petitioned for reception into the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Metroplitan [[Metropolitan]] [[Vitaly (Ustinov) of New York|Vitaly (Ustinov)]] received him on the third day of Pentacost Pentecost in 1990. In 1992, he organized the opening of the [[Cathedral ]] of the Theophany in Ishim, which he labored to build. On [[July 13]], 1990 Igumen Eutyches was prohibited from serving by Bp. [[Anthony (Cheremisov) of Krasnoyarsk|Anthony]] of Tobolsk and Tyumen.
13 July 1990 hegumen Eutyches In January 1994, he was prohibited from serving by bishop elevated to [[Anthony (Cheremisov) of Tobolsk|Anthonyarchimandrite]] of Tobolsk and Tyumenin ROCOR.
In January 1994At the ROCOR [[Sobor]] of Bishops following the [[glorification]] of [[John (Maximovitch) the Wonderworker|Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco]], he was elevated to archimandrite Fr. Evtikhy delivered a report on church life in ROCORIshim. The same Council nominated him to the episcopate as Bishop of Ishim and Siberia. Bp. Evtikhy was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated]] on[[ July 23]], 1994, presided over by Metr. Vitaly.
At In the Sobor of Bishops following late 1990s, Bp. Evtikhy was out spoken against reconciliation with the Glorification Moscow Patriarchate, but later, in 2002, he upheld the decision of the ROCOR [[John (Maximovitch) Synod]] of Bishops that was aimed at expanding the Wonderworker|Saint John dialogue for reconciliation with the Russian Orthodox Church. In 2003, he participated in the negotiations with the Russian Orthodox Church. He also became a supporter of Shanghai the restoration of [[full communion]] between ROCOR and San Franciscothe Moscow Patriarchate. On [[December 22]], Father Evtikhy delivered a report on church life in Ishim2006, Abp. The same Council nominated him to the episcopate as Bishop Anthony of Ishim Tobolsk and SiberiaTyumen, who had prohibited Fr. Bishop Evtikhy's consecration took place Eutychy from serving in 10/23 July 19941990, presided over by Metroplitan Vitalyreleased him from those sanctions.
In Following the late 1990s, he spoke out against reconciliation with restoration of communion between ROCOR and the Moscow Patriarchate, but later, in 2002, he upheld the decision [[Church of Russia]] the ROCOR [[Holy Synod ]] of Bishopsthe Russian Orthodox Church on [[May 16]], which were aimed at expanding 2007 appointed Bp. Evtikhy Bishop of Domodedovo, a [[vicar]] of the dialogue Moscow [[diocese]], and entrusted him with temporary pastoral care of the ROC. Since 2003 he was participant in former parishes of the negotiations ROCOR in Russia for five years in accordance with the ROC. He has appeared as a supporter [[Act of Canonical Communion with the restoration of full communion between ROCOR and Moscow Patriarchate|Act of Canonical Communion]].
22 December 2006June 7, Archbishop Anthony, who banned prohibit from serving Eutychy (Kurochkin), released him from sanctions, imposing in 19902012 for health reasons bishop Eutychius was retire by his own petition.
The Holy Synod of Vladyka Evtikhy is noted for his endless labors towards building up the Russian Orthodox Church on May 16, 2007 appointed him Bishop spiritual life of Domodedovohis flock, his building projects, 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]]his work with prisoners.
Vladika Evtikhy is noted for his endless labors towards building up the spiritual life {{start box}}{{succession|before=&mdash;|title=Bishop of his flock, his building projects, Ishim and for his work with prisoners.Siberia<br>ROCOR|years=1994-2007|after=&mdash;}}{{succession|before=?|title=Bishop of Domodedovo<br>Vicar Moscow Eparchy|years=2007-Present|after=&mdash;}}{{end box}}
==LinksExternal links==* [http://www.st-sergius.org/Bio/Bish_Evtichy_Bio.html Biography of His Grace Bishop Evtikhy (Ivan Kurochkin)]
* [http://www.patriarchia.ru/db/text/113647.html Евтихий, епископ Домодедовский, викарий Московской епархии (Курочкин Иван Тимофеевич)]
 
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