Died Governor of the Pskov-caves monastery Archimandrite Tikhon

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Former Governor of the Pskov-caves monastery Archimandrite Tikhon (Secretary) died Wednesday after a long illness, according to the website of the Moscow Sretensky monastery.

Archimandrite Tikhon since 1995, was responsible for the life of the Pskov-Pechersk monastery, and in the spring of this year the Governor of the monastery was a Metropolitan Tikhon (Shevkunov) was appointed ruling Bishop of the diocese of Pskov. More than a year, Archimandrite Tikhon (Secretary) is almost never served because of illness.

«September 12 on 64-m to year of life after heavy and long illness, departed to the Lord, Archimandrite Tikhon (Secretary), for many years bore the obedience of the vicar of the Holy Dormition Pskovo-Pechersky monastery», — stated in the message.

The funeral of Archimandrite Tikhon will be held on September 14 in St. Michael’s Cathedral of the Holy Dormition Pskov-caves monastery.

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