Diocese of Tver and Kashin

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Diocese of Tver and Kashin
Tver duomo.JPG
Resurrection Cathedral in Tver, September 2010
Jurisdiction
Diocese type Eparchy
Founded 1271
Current Bishop
See Russian Orthodox Church
Headquarters Tver
Territory
Language Old Church Slavonic
Population
Website http://tvereparhia.ru/

Diocese of Tver and Kashin (Russian: Тверская и Кашинская епархия) is an eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church in Tver Oblast and is one of the oldest dioceses of the Russian Orthodox Church.

History[edit]

Tver diocese separated from Polotsk diocese at the Grand Prince Yaroslav Yaroslavich no later than 1271. In 1589, installed Archdiocese.

Until 1928 and was known in 1990 called the Diocese of Tver and Kashin, from 1928 to 1943 and from 1950 to 1990 - Kalinin and Kashinskaya diocese, from 1943 to 1944 - Diocese of Smolensk and Kalinin, from 1944 to 1950 - Kalinin and Velikolukskaya Diocese.

December 28, 2011 from the Tver diocese marked Bezhetskaya and Rzhevskaya diocese, within the Tver region formed Diocese of Tver, which includes Bezhetskaya, Rzhev and Tver diocese.[1]

Former titles[edit]

Tver (1271)

  • Tver and Kashin (since 1289)
  • Tver and Starytsa (from 1589)
  • Kalinin and Kashin (since 1928)
  • Kalinin and Starytsa (since 1931)
  • Kalinin and Luki (since 1935)
  • Kalinin and Kashin (since 1950)
  • Tver and Kashin (since 1990)

Former Bishops[edit]

  • Simeon (upom. 1272 - February 3, 1289)
  • Andrew (Gerdenev) (1289 - March 28, 1316)
  • Varsonofy I (1316-1328)
  • Theodore I (1330-1342)
  • Good Theodore II (1344-1360 upom.)
  • Vasily (1361-1372)
  • Euthymios I (Vislen) (9 March 1374 - July 1390)
  • Arseny (July 24, 1390 - March 2, 1409)
  • Anthony (February 2 1411-1434)
  • Elijah (1435 - mentioned. 1451)
  • Moses (28 January 1453-1461)
  • Gennady (Kojin) (25 March 1461 - April 1477)
  • Vassian (Strigin-Obolensky) (December 6, 1477 - May 23, 1508)
  • Neal (August 24, 1509 - April 3, 1521)
  • Akaki (30 March 1522 - 14 January 1567)
  • Varsonofy II (1567-1570)
  • Sawa (1570 - mentioned. 1572)
  • Theodoret (1573-1578)
  • Zachary (upom. 20 December 1578-1602)
  • Theoktistos (1603-1609)
  • Arseny Elassonsky (1613-1615)
  • Pafnutii (17 February 1620-1628)
  • Euthymius II (26 October 1628-1642)
  • Jonah (24 December 1642 - 26 July 1654)
  • Lawrence (April 16, 1654 - July 26, 1657)
  • Josaphat (August 1657-1676)
  • Simeon II (April 16, 1676 - mentioned. July 1681)
  • Varsonofy (Eropkin) (6 September - December 1681)
  • Sergei (Veltahov) (5 February 1682-1702)
  • Callistus (Poborsky) (February 21, 1703 - June 23, 1711)
  • Alexis (Titov) (November 9, 1712 - January 21, 1714)
  • Barlaam (Kossovskiy) (January 21, 1714 - March 3, 1720)
  • Sylvester (Holm-Volinets) (March 3, 1720 - February 3, 1723)
  • Ò (Lopatinsky) (February 1723 - 13 December 1738)
  • Mitro (Slotvinsky) (early 1739 - December 7, 1752)
  • Benjamin (Pucek-Grigorovich) (28 February 1753 - 2 April 1758)
  • Athanasius (Volhovsky) (April 23, 1758 - May 26, 1763)
  • Innocent (Nechayev) (May 28 - October 4, 1763)
  • Gabriel (Petrov) (December 6, 1763 - September 22, 1770)
  • Plato (Levshin) (October 10, 1770 - January 25, 1775)
  • Arseny (Vereshchagin) (1 April 1775 - 22 September 1783)
  • Josaphat (Zabolotski) (22 September 1783 - 13 February 1788)
  • Tikhon (Malinin) (6 May 1788 - 18 May 1792)
  • Irenaeus (Klementevsky) (6 June 1792 - 17 October 1798)
  • Paul (Ponomarev) (26 October 1798 - 26 December 1799)
  • Paul (grain) (15 January 1800 - 18 December 1803)
  • Methodius (Smirnov) (December 31, 1803 - August 30, 1814)
  • Seraphim (Glagolevsky) (August 30, 1814 - March 15, 1819)
  • Filaret (Drozdov) (March 15, 1819 - September 26, 1820)
  • Simeon (Krylov-Platonov) (September 26, 1820 - July 3, 1821)
  • Ion (Pavinsky) (July 21, 1821 - November 6, 1826)
  • Ambrose (Protasov) (November 6, 1826 - July 1, 1831)
  • Gregory (Postnikov) (July 25, 1831 - March 1, 1848)
  • Gabriel (Rozanov) (1 March 1848 - 15 February 1857)
  • Filofei (Assumption) (February 15, 1857 - May 5, 1876)
  • Alexis (Rzhanitsyn) (September 9, 1876 - June 9, 1877)
  • Eusebius (Ilinskiy) (December 8, 1877 - March 12, 1879)
  • Sawa (Tikhomirov) (April 23, 1879 - September 18, 1896)
  • Demetrius (Sambikin) (November 2, 1896 - March 26, 1905)
  • Nicholas (Ziorov) (March 26 - April 8, 1905)
  • Nicholas (Nalimov) (April 8 - July 1, 1905)
  • Alexis (Opotsky) (1 July 1905 - 29 January 1910)
  • Anthony (Karzhavin) (January 29, 1910 - March 16, 1914)
  • Seraphim (Chichagov) (March 23, 1914 - the end of 1917)
  • Arseny (Smolenets) (1917 - 17 September 1917) to / from
  • Seraphim (Alexandrov) (1919 - 15 June 1928)
  • Peter (the beast) (1922) to / from
  • Paul (Pavlovsky) (1926) to / from
  • Thaddeus (Uspensky) (1928 - October 18, 1936)
  • Nicephorus (Nicholas) (7 December 1936-1937) in prison
  • Palladium (Sherstennikov) (1937 - arrested in August 1939)
  • Basil (Ratmirov) (August 1941 - September 1944)
  • Raphael (Berezin) (October 29, 1944 - May 15, 1945)
  • Arseny (ALA) (26 August 1945 - 17 March 1950)
  • Alexis (Sergeyev) (17 March 1950 - 29 July 1954)
  • Varsonofy (Hrynevych) (29 July 1954 - 13 March 1958)
  • Macarius (Daev) (March - June 22, 1958) in / y, en. Mozhayskiy
  • Theodosius (Pogorsky) (June 22, 1958 - March 22, 1960)
  • Alexis (hemp) (March - November 1960) in / y, en. Luga
  • Innocent (Leoferov) (November 23, 1960 - September 6, 1971)
  • Filaret (Vakhromeev) (6 September 1971 - August 1972) in / y, en. Dmitrov
  • Hermogenes (Smith) (August 25, 1972 - April 19, 1978)
  • Alexis (hemp) (April 19, 1978 - October 7, 1988)
  • Viktor (Oleynik) (December 4, 1988)

References[edit]