fixed errant title - M. Herman has not been a priest since the 1980s and it is incorrect to refer to him as hieromonk, ie, priestmonk
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]].
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]].