- He was a Romanian Orthodox monk, theologian and artist
|Born:||29 September 1910 Comment |
|When did Arsenie Boca die? / Died||28 November 1989|
|How many years did Arsenie Boca live? / Lived||79 years|
|Where was Arsenie Boca born?||Vața de Sus, Hunedoara, Romania|
|Where did Arsenie Boca die? / Deathplace ||Sinaia, Romania|
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
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- Liceul National Ortodox Avram Iancu
- Academia Teologica din Sibiu
- Institutul de Belle-Arte din Bucuresti
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Last update: 04 December 2018
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