Diocese of Saratov

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Diocese of Saratov and Volsk
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Church of the Protection of the Theotokos in Saratov
Location
Headquarters Saratov
Information
Denomination Eastern Orthodox
Sui iuris church Russian Orthodox Church
Established October 16, 1799
Language Old Church Slavonic
Governance Eparchy
Website
www.eparhia-saratov.ru

Diocese of Saratov and Volsk (Russian: Саратовская и Вольская епархия) is an eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church based in Saratov. The mother cathedral is the Church of the Protection of the Theotokos.

Former Bishops[edit]

  • Guy (Tacan): October 16, 1799 – January 10, 1808 (after December 4, 1803 see Penza diocese)
  • Moses (Bogdanov-Antipov-Platonov): November 29, 1828 – March 12, 1832
  • Jacob (Vecherkov): March 27, 1832 – January 13, 1847
  • Athanasius (Drozdov): January 13, 1847 – April 15, 1856
  • Ioanniky (Gorski): April 15, 1856 – July 17, 1860
  • Euthymios (Belikov): August 29, 1860 – October 17, 1863
  • Ioanniky (Ore): January 13, 1864 – July 13, 1873
  • Tikhon (Basil): July 13, 1873 – March 6, 1882
  • Paul (Wilczynski): April 5, 1882 – December 16, 1889
  • Abraham (Letnitsky): December 16, 1889 – October 24, 1893
  • Nicholas (Nalimov): November 13, 1893 – January 16, 1899
  • John (Kratirov): January 16, 1899 – March 12, 1903
  • Hermogenes (Dolganov): March 21, 1903 – January 17, 1912
  • Alexis (Dorodnitsyn): January 17, 1912 – July 30, 1914
  • Palladium (Dobronravov): July 30, 1914 – August 25, 1917
  • Dosifej (Protopopoff): August 25, 1917 – October 27, 1927
  • Andrew (Komarov): January 14, 1924 – March 6, 1926
  • Thaddeus (Uspensky): October 27, 1927 – 1928
  • Seraphim (Alexandrov): June 15, 1928 – August 11, 1933
  • Athanasius (Malinin): August 11, 1933 – September 30, 1935
  • Seraphim (Silichev): September 30, 1935 – 1936
  • Benjamin (Smith): September 23, 1936 – October 1937) 1937–1941 – Department of widow
  • Andrew (Komarov): December 9, 1941 – May 28, 1942 and July 13 – August 14, 1942
  • Gregory (Chukov): October 14, 1942 – May 26, 1944
  • Paisij (Samples):February 14, 1945 – January 13, 1947
  • Boris (Vic): January 13, 1947 – March 4, 1949
  • Philip (Stavitskiy): October 21, 1949 – December 12, 1952 (with the title of "Astrakhan and Saratov")
  • Gury (Egorov): January 28, 1953– July 1954
  • Benjamin (Milov): February 4, 1955 – August 2, 1955
  • Job (Kresovich): 1955
  • Benjamin (Fedchenkov): November 28, 1955 – February 20, 1958
  • Palladium (Sherstennikov): February 20, 1958 – May 29, 1963
  • Bartholomew (Gondarovsky): May 29, 1963 – December 22, 1964
  • Pimen (Chmielewski): January 10, 1965 – December 10, 1993
  • Nectarios (box): March 26, 1994 – November 19, 1994
  • Alexander (Timofeev): July 18, 1995 – January 7, 2003
  • Sergei (Poletkin): January 7, 2003 – August 19, 2003
  • Longin (Pavel): since August 19, 2003