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Sophrony (Sakharov)

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===Essex, England===
*By 1958: , Elder Sophrony had many a number of people living near him and , seeking the monastic life. A property at Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon, Essex, England was inspected.*1959: , and the next year the Community of St John the Baptist was formed at Tolleshunt Knights this site, under the omophorion of Metropolitan [[Anthony (Bloom) of Sourozh]]. The Monastery has both monks and nuns, something that has continued to the present, and numbers has sixmembers.* In 1965: , the Monastery of St John would move under the Baptist, with blessing omophorion of Patriarch Alexy, moved under the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]], adding the title 's omophorion[[Patriarchal]]' to its name. Later, the Ecumenical Patriarchate would upgrade elevated the Monastery monastery to '[[Stavropegic]]'.*In 1973: Publication of , a more complete translation of the life of St Silouan, under the title ''Monk of Mt Athos'' (, was published, followed by the life of St Silouan).*1975: Publication publication of ''Wisdom of Mt Athos'' (, the writings of St Silouan).*1977: Elder Sophrony seemed to move to his own works after this, publishing ''His Life is Mine'' published.*1985: in 1977 and ''We Shall See see Him As He Is'' in 1985. This last book, a very frank, open spiritual autobiography, was published, to mixed reviews: where the West generally enjoyed the book, the Russians generally criticised the book. Some of the criticism was so stinging that it, along with increasing illness, discouraged Elder Sophrony from writing again.*In 1987: , the Ecumenical Patriarchate glorifies St [[Silouan the Athonite]], no doubt assisted by his fame from Elder Sophrony's works.
===Events of and after his repose===
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