The deprivation of dignity: what will happen to shehurina Sergius and the monastery

After the court of the Yekaterinburg diocese defrocked Confessor and founder of the Sredneuralskaya convent disgraced chiyoumen Sergiy (Romanov), the administration of the monastery will return to her mother superior – a nun Varvara.

Earlier it was reported that due to the current in the monastery of the situation she left.

the Head of the Department for Church relations with society and mass media of the Yekaterinburg diocese Archpriest Maxim moneychanger noted that the only legitimate leadership of the monastic community is the abbess Varvara.

He also said that the nun, along with other sisters and priests are near the monastery “Ganina Yama” — the pilgrimage centre where completed his monastic and priestly service.

moneychanger expressed the hope that the abbess Barbara, “you have put his Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod, will return in due time to the management of Sredneuralskaya convent”.

He also said that the decree of the ruling Bishop Sergius ordered to leave the territory of St. John the theologian monastery without the written blessings, and thus all this time, while in Sredneural walls of the monastery, Abbot violated the decree of the ruling Bishop.

including this was the subject of litigation and further his eruption from the priesthood, said the representative of the diocese, according to RIA Novosti.

the question of the possibility of bringing to this situation, law enforcement agencies, money changers said that even hypothetically such extremes he doesn’t want to discuss.

Speaking of father Sergius, the representative of the diocese said that “for him the Church was not closed.”

the Moscow Patriarchate said that Abbot is a member of the Church in the monastic rank and it is still possible to call “father.”

Thus, the Church “leaves to him the possibility of repentance and revise their actions.”

the Representative of the Patriarchate said that monasticism is impossible to deny, and the father Wiy remains a monk took the schema (the schema-monk).

Abbot Sergius during a pandemic coronavirus urged her not to believe, cursed those who had closed the Church and insisted that people want to put in the “e-camp of Satan.”

the Diocese deprived him of his right to preach, but the cleric continued to encourage the congregation to take to the streets and protest.