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Seraphim (Sigrist) of Sendai

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His Grace, the Right Reverend Bishop '''Seraphim (Sigrist) of Sendai''' is a retired [[bishop]] of the [[Church of Japan]]. He was born in Nyack, New York. He attended [[St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (Crestwood, New York)|St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary]] in Crestwood, New York, graduating in 1967. After graduation he traveled to Japan to teach English within the Japanese Church, establishing his residence in September 1967. He was ordained [[deacon]] then [[priest]] and later took [[monasticism|monastic]] vows before Archbishop Vladimir on [[October 18]], 1969, receiving the monastic name of Seraphim. The following Sunday he was elevated to the rank of [[archimandrite]]. Subsequently, on [[December 18]], 1971 he was consecrated Bishop of Sendai, a city in northern Japan on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.
Although retired, [[Bishop]] '''Seraphim''' maintains a [ very active online journal].
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