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Date of Birth November 3, 1962
Age 60 years, 7 months, 18 days
Place of Birth Khmelnytskyi
Country Ukraine
Profession Priest
Horoscope Scorpio

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Symeon is a famous Priest, born on November 3, 1962 in Ukraine. As of June 1, 2023, Symeon’s net worth is $5 Million.

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Volodymyr Ivanovych Shostatsky was born to a peasant family on November 3, 1962 in the village of Raykivtsi in the Khmelnytsky district of the Khmelnytsky region..

Metropolitan Symeon (also romanized Simeon; born Volodymyr Ivanovych Shostatsky, Володимир Іванович Шостацький) is a bishop of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine and A member of its Holy Synod. He was born on November 3, 1962 in the village of Raykivtsi in the Khmelnytsky district of the Khmelnytsky region in Ukraine Together with Metropolitan Oleksandr (Drabynko) [uk] of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky, he joined the Orthodox Church of Ukraine. He had previously been a member of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate), where in 1996, he was consecrated as the Metropolitan Bishop of Vinnytsia and Bar.

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In 1980 he graduated from high school and served in the army until 1982. From 1983 to 1987 he studied at the Vinnytsia Medical Institute, and from 1987 to 1991 at the Moscow Theological Seminary.

Symeon Net Worth

Symeon is one of the richest Priest & listed on most popular Priest. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Symeon's net worth $5 Million.

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In 1980 he graduated from high school and served in the army until 1982. From 1983 to 1987 he studied at the Vinnytsia Medical Institute, and from 1987 to 1991 at the Moscow Theological Seminary.

On December 6, 1990, in the Moscow Danilov Monastery, he became a monk named Symeon (Russian pronunciation: Simeon) in honor of Simeon Stylites. On January 14, 1991, he was ordained to the rank of hierodeacon, on April 28 he was omade hieromonk. From 1990 to 1994 he was a caretaker at the Patriarchal Residence in the Moscow Danilov Monastery.

In 1994 he became a sacrist in thr Kyiv Pechersk Lavra and entered the Kyiv Theological Academy. On April 7, 1995, he was ordained to the rank of igumen (abbot), on November 23 of the same year he was made archimandrite.

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“Next, a few things will contribute to the formation of their position. The first and main condition is the Tomos, expected on January 6. The second condition is the law on the renaming of the UOC-MP (already adopted on December 19) and on the registration of the charters, so that each community has the right to decide on its own with whom to remain – with the Russian Church or the Ukrainian one. And the third condition is the recognition of the OCU by other Churches. Our priests are told directly: as soon as the OCU is recognized by other Churches; we can, perhaps, also join it. One way or another, you need to be prepared for a long process. This is like having a baby: it has already come into the world, but it still needs maternal care”.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Priest. Also ranked in the elit list of famous Priest born in Ukraine. Symeon celebrates birthday on November 3 of every year.

On May 10, 2002, he was promoted to the rank of archbishop. On July 9, 2011, he was promoted to the rank of metropolitan.

Why is Symeon called the new theologian?

“Theologian” was not applied to Symeon in the modern academic sense of theological study; the title was designed only to recognize someone who spoke from personal experience of the vision of God.

Why is Simeon Stylites a saint?

Saint Simeon Stylites

Who created the first monastery?

A former Roman soldier of the 4th century, Pachomius, created the first cenobitic, or communal, monastery. He united the monks under one roof and one abbot (father, or leader).

What is saint Simon the patron saint of?

Simon preached the Gospel in Egypt and later joined Jude Thaddeus in Persia, where he was crucified. Simon is the patron saint of couriers, tanners and sawyers.

Do monasteries still exist today?

Even as Western Christian monasticism fascinates ever more spiritual seekers, its number of recruits is diminishing. In the territories of the former Soviet Union, however, monasticism is experiencing a revival. Since 1989 hundreds of monasteries have been restored to worship, and many now house young novices.

On December 15, 2018, he participated in the Unity Council and the creation of a local autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine. He was one of the candidates for the position of primate, but in the elections lost to the metropolitan of the former UOC-KP Epifaniy, taking second place according to the results of voting. He received 28 votes against 36 for Epifaniy, that means he has a support inside UOC-KP and UAOC, because there were only 2 bishops from MP who participated in voting.

Metropolitan Symeon was the only one out of 83 members of the Council of UOC (MP) (November 13, 2018, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra), who did not sign the resolution for breaking the communion between UOC (MP) and Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

As of January 24, 2019, “more than 30” MP parishes joined the diocese of metropolitan Symeon of Vynnytsa and Bar in OCU.

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