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In October 1990, at only 19, upon God’s call, he went to serve Him. Until 1992, he served as a novice, and then he took the monastic vows and received a new spiritual name - Flavian. For a year, he served as a reader in the church, then in 1993, he became [[archdeacon]] and in 1997, he was ordained [[priest]] of the monastery.
After three years of priesthood,
in 2000 he took the vows, and at Manolea village (Suceava county, Romania) he became Archbishop of Slava.
Archbishop Flavian’s work include a lot of research concerning the history of the Old Rite church, people, the calendar, many other lipovan’s studies. He teaches at the theological High school in Iassy (mentioned above), organizes a theological summer school at the monastery every year. At present, he is the co-author of The Old Rite Calendar starting with the year 2003 to the present.