Theodosius (Ivashchenko) of Seattle

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Archimandrite Theodosius (Ivashchenko) is bishop-Elect of Seattle, Vicar Bishop of the Diocese of Western America (ROCOR).

Archimandrite Theodosy (Ivashchenko) studied at the Kiev Institute of Technology before attending Kiev Seminary, becoming a monk, and being ordained Hieromonk. He served a parish 60 km. from Chernobyl, Ukraine for two years before being transferred to the Holy Land, where he served at monasteries on the Mount of Olives and in Hebron. After moving to the USA and living in a monastery in Minnesota for several years, he came to San Francisco and was assigned to serve at St.Tikhon’s Russian Orthodox Church. Fr. Theodosius was also a teacher at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Russian School and at St. John’s from 2001 to 2008.[1] He was elected bishop in May 2008, and is awaiting confirmation by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, and pending that confirmation is scheduled to be consecrated on September 7, 2008, at the Cathedral of the Mother of God "Joy of All Who Sorrow".[2]


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Theodosius (Ivashchenko) of Seattle
Preceded by:
Kyrill (Dmitrieff)
Bishop of Seattle (ROCOR)
Succeeded by: