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Arsenie Boca
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Arsenie Boca


: 29 September 1910


: Vața de Sus, Hunedoara, Romania


: Libra


: 28 November 1989


: 79 years


  • He was a Romanian Orthodox monk, theologian and artist
When was Arsenie Boca born?29 September 1910
When did Arsenie Boca die? / Died28 November 1989
How many years did Arsenie Boca live? / Lived79 years
Where was Arsenie Boca born?Vața de Sus, Hunedoara, Romania
Where did Arsenie Boca die? / Deathplace Sinaia, Romania
Zodiac sign:Libra
Hair color:Brown
Eyes color:Blue

 Who was Arsenie Boca? / Facts   

  • He was persecuted by the Communists and listed among the 100 Greatest Romanians in a vote cunducted by the National Romanian Television in 2006 (79th place)

  • He was born in Vața de Sus, Hunedoara County, Romania, died at Sinaia Monastery and was buried at Prislop Monastery in Silvașu de Sus village

  • He was made a deacon on 29 September 1935 by Metropolitan Nicolae Bălan of Transylvania
  • In 1939 he spent three months in the Romanian Skete Prodromos on Mount Athos
  • On his return, he joined the Brâncoveanu Monastery at Sâmbăta de Sus, Braşov County, where he took his vows and was tonsured into monasticism in 1940
  • He was ordained priest and became the abbot of the Brâncoveanu Monastery in 1942
  • As abbot he embellished and renovated the buildings of the monastery, while also enriching its spiritual and cultural life
  • He helped theologian Dumitru Stăniloae from Sibiu with the translation into Romanian of the first volumes of the Philokalia, a collection of early Church Fathers and monastics in the hesychast tradition
  • He has not yet been canonized as a saint, but in October 2015 the Romanian Orthodox Church announced that it was considering the cause of his recognition and proclamation as a saint


  • Liceul National Ortodox Avram Iancu
  • Academia Teologica din Sibiu
  • Institutul de Belle-Arte din Bucuresti

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