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Metropolitan Seraphim Chichagov, New Martyr was a father superior of the Monastery of Saint Euthymius was executed by a firing squad in 1937 at Shcherbinka, Yuzhnoye Butovo District. He was executed as the last deputy rector of the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra archimandrite Kronid, along with clergy and monastics of the Moscow region. In 1920 Metropolitan Seraphim presided at the funeral of St Hilarion, assisted by six bishops and several priests. The saint was buried at Novo-Divichy Monastery.

Works

As an iconographer Chichagov's icon of The Saviour in a white tunic and “ St. Seraphim of Sarov’s Prayer on the stone" is his most famous icon. He also wrote the "Chronicles of St. Seraphim of Diveyevo" about St Seraphim of Sarov.

Further reading

  • A History of Russian Christianity: From the Earliest Years Through Tsar Ivan IV By Daniel H. Shubin Published by Algora Publishing, 2004 ISBN 0875864449, 9780875864440[1]

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