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Jean-Nectaire (Kovalevsky) of Saint-Denis

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[[Image:KovaleskyKovalevsky-Maximovitch.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Consecration of Bishop Jean-Nectaire (l) by St. [[John Maximovitch]](r)]]
His Excellency, the Right Reverend [[Bishop ]] '''Jean-Nectaire, (Kovalevsky) of Saint-Denis''' was the first [[hierarch ]] of the [[Orthodox Church of France ]] (1966-1970) . He is scheduled to be [[glorification|glorified]] as a [[saint]] by the [[Orthodox Church of the Gauls]] on Otober 12, 2008.  == Life == Bp. Jean-Nectaire was born Evgraph Kovalevsky in St . Petersburg, Russia, on 8 [[April 8]], 1905. He was the brother of the [[deacon ]] and musicologist Maxime Kovalevsky (1903-1988) and the historian Pierre Kovalevsky (1901-1979). He was co-founder with [[Vladimir Lossky ]] of the [[Brotherhood of St . Photius ]] (1925) and the French Orthodox [[St. Denys Theological Institute(Paris, Saint-France)|St Denys Institute]] (1944). He was ordained a [[priest ]] of the [[Moscow Patriarchate ]] by [[Metropolitan ]] Eleutherius (Bogoyavlenky) in 1937. Upon the death of [[Archimandrite Irenée ]] Irénée (Louis-Charles) Winnaert, he was placed in charge of the newly formed Western Orthodox Church established by Metropolitan [[SergiusI (Stragorodsky) of Moscow|Sergius]], the Patriarchal ''[[locum tenens]]'' of Moscow. The [[Holy Synod ]] of the Church of Russia conferred upon him the title Doctor of Divinity in 1952. In 1966, he was tonsured by [[Archbishop ]] [[John Maximovitch]], given the [[monastic ]] name of Jean-Nectaire, consecrated bishop (with the assisatnce [[Theophilus (Ionescu) of Sèvres]]), and installed as the first Bishop of Saint-Denis in the modern era, making him the hierach hierarch of the [[Western Rite]] diocese now known as the [[Orthodox Church of France]]. He authored numerous articles and booksreposed on [[January 30]], one of which was 1970. == Writings == His major published works are# ''La Sainte Messe selon l'ancien rite des Gaules ou Liturgie selon S. Germain de Paris. Le canon eucharistique de l'ancien rite des Gaules''.# ''Homélies. Quelques enseignements spirituels donnés en l'Eglise Saint Irénée''.# ''Message de Noël''.# ''Pierre et Paul. Leur signification. Leur place dans la tradition chrétienne catholique orthodox''.# ''Quarante Degrés ou quarante Immolation de Carême''.# ''La Sainte Messe selon St Germain de Paris et le chant des fideèles''.# ''Initiation à la Genèse''.# ''Technique de la prière''. (Published in English as ''A Method of Prayer for Modern Times,'' (Praxis, 1993, ISBN 978-1872292182). He reposed on 30 January 1970# ''Le chemin de la vie et la destinée de l'âme après la mort''.# ''Ezéchiel''.# ''Le mystère des origines''.# ''Initiation trinitaire''.# ''La liturgie céleste''.# ''Marie, Vierge et Mère''.# ''Les chemins de l'homme''.# ''Le Verbe incarné''.# ''La quête de l’Esprit''.# ''Le sens de l'exode''.# ''Le carême''. [[Category:Bishops]][[Category:20th-century bishops]][[Category:Modern Writers]][[Category:Western Rite]]
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