'''Bishop of Boston Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)''' [[Image:Bishop Mitrofan.jpg|right|frame|Bishop of Boston Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky, +2002)]]
Mitrophan Znosko-Borovsky was born into the family of a parish priest on August 17 (August 4 O.S.), 1909, in the city of Brest-Litovsk (at that time a part of the Russian Empire).
He studied at the Theological Faculty of Warsaw University, then transferred to the Theological Faculty of Belgrade University as a recipient of a scholarship from the Serbian Patriarch Varnava.
Mitrophan was ordained to priesthood on June
12th, 1936, a short while earlier he married his matushka, Alexandra Semenovna Tsibrouk.
Throughout the years, Fr. Mitrophan served in the following parishes:
Dormition Parish in the village of Omelenets, Byelorussia (1936-38)
;Saint Nicholas Brotherhood Church in Brest-Litovsk (1938-44) ; wartime travels in Germany and Austria, and Camp Moenchehof (1944-48) ; Dormition Church in Casablanca (1948-59) ; Saint Seraphim of Sarov Church in Sea Cliff, New York, U.S.A. (1959-2002) .
Father Mitrophan's matushka, Alexandra Semenovna, passed away. Father Mitrophan was called to become a bishop in 1990, but denied his lot a few times before finally agreeing. He was consecrated to bishop in Montreal on November 24, 1992. He became the vicar of the Eastern American Diocese of [[ROCOR]] with the title of Bishop of Boston.
On the morning of February 15, 2002, on the feast of the Meeting of the Lord, Bishop Mitrophan reposed following a short illness.
== External Links ==
[http://www.stseraphimschurch.org/bpmitrophan-e.html In Memory of Bishop Mitrophan (Znosko-Borovsky)]