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Simeon Michiro Mii

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The Protopresbyter '''Simeon Michiro Mii''' was an early [[convert]] and [[disciple]] of St. [[Nicholas of Japan]]. He became an Orthodox Christian as a 15-year-old teenager. He was an early graduate of the Tokyo Orthodox schools and [[Tokyo Orthodox Seminary (Tokyo, Japan)|Theological Seminary]] and was the first Japanese to pursue advanced studies in Russia, at the [[Kiev Theological Academy]]. In view of his intellect and knowledge of languages, Fr. Simeon became key assistant to Abp. Nicholas and later to Metr. [[Sergius (Tikhomirov) of Japan|Sergius]]. He attended the [[All-Russian Church Council of 1917-1918|1917 Moscow Sobor]] as the representative from the Japanese [[Diocese]] and was instrumental in the re-building of [[Nikolai-do]] and the Tokyo church headquarters after the destruction of the Great Kanto earthquake of 1923.

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