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Poselyanin (Pogozhev E.N.), (1870-1931) spiritual writer

Pogozhev (wrote under pen-name of Poselyanin) Evgeny Nikolaevich (1870-1931, Leningrad), church writer and journalist, Councilor of State (1913). In 1887-92 Poselyanin studied at the Faculty of Law of Moscow University

Rasputin G. E. (1869-1916)

RASPUTIN Grigory Efimovich (1869-1916, Petrograd), religious preacher from a Siberian peasant family, spiritual tutor and close friend of the family of Emperor Nicholas II. In his religious views he was close to the so-called Khlysts

Saints of the St. Petersburg Eparchy (general article)

SAINTS OF THE ST. PETERSBURG EPARCHY, saints who lived on the territory of the Eparchy and were glorified by the Russian Orthodox Church. St. Prince Alexander Nevsky whose relics rest in Alexander Nevsky Lavra is a patron of the region and the city

Serafim (Glagolevsky) (1757-1843), Metropolitan of Novgorod and St. Petersburg in 1821-1843

SERAFIM (born Stefan Vasilievich Glagolevsky) (1757-1843, St. Petersburg), religious figure, honorary member of St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1841). He studied at Moscow Theological Academy from 1782 and simultaneously attended lectures at

Serafim Vyritsky (1866-1949), venerable

SERAFIM VYRITSKY (lay name Vasily Nikolaevich Muravyev) (1866-1949), a saint of the Russian Orthodox Church. In boyhood he moved to St. Petersburg where he worked in the Gostiny Dvor (merchant's court)

Silvester (Kulyabka) (1701-1761), Archbishop of St. Petersburg in 1750-1761

SILVESTER (born Semen Petrovich Kulyabka, 1701, according to other evidence, 1704-61, St. Petersburg), religious figure. After graduating from Kiev Theological Academy (1726), he spent several years teaching there and in 1738 became its director

St. John of Kronstadt (1829-1908), Orthodox Saint

ST. JOHN OF KRONSTADT (Ioann Ilyich Sergiev) (1829-1908), priest, theological writer. He studied at the Theological Academy in Archangelsk (1847-51) and at the Theological Academy in St

Stephen (Yavorsky), Metropolitan (1658-1722)

STEPHEN (lay name Simeon Ivanovich Yavorsky) (1658-1722), church figure. He studied at Kievo-Mogilyanskaya Collegium and in Higher Catholic schools of Lvov, Lublin, Poznan, and Vilno. In 1689, he took monastic vows under the name of Stefan

Ursula, Blessed (Yulia Leduchowskaya) (1865-1939) - Catholic Saint

URSULA (Lay name Countess Yulia Leduchowskaya), Catholic nun. She joined the convent of Ursuline Sisters in Krakow as a novice in 1887, and took the veil the following year under the name of Ursula in the same convent

Veniamin (Kazansky), Venerable Martyr (1874-1922), Metropolitan of Petrograd and Gdov in 1917-1922

VENIAMIN (born Vasily Pavlovich Kazansky) (1873-1922, railway station of Porokhovye near St. Petersburg), religious figure. Kazansky took monastic vows under the name of Veniamin in 1895. After graduating from St

Xenia the Blessed (circa 1731 - circa 1803)

Xenia the Blessed, Xenia of St. Petersburg (lay name Xenia Grigorievna Petrova) (c. 1731 - c. 1803), resident of St. Petersburg, became famous for her pious life and ascetics (in 1988, she was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church)

Yanyshev I.L. (1826-1910), Court Archpresbyter

YANYSHEV Ioann Leontevich (1826-1910, St. Petersburg), religious and public figure, preacher, Doctor of Theology (1899). Graduated from St. Petersburg Theological Academy in 1849

Zhelobovsky A.A. (1834-1910), protopresbyter

ZHELOBOVSKY Alexander Alexeevich (1834-1910, St. Petersburg), chaplain. Zhelobovsky graduated from St. Petersburg Theological Academy in 1859. Starting in 1866, he led divine services at regimental churches of St. Petersburg

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