Stephen Denisevich Denisevich( Pastor of the church of Smolensk (1866-1898 gg.), Bishop suffragan diocese of Mogilev (1908-1913 gg.).)
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Biography Stephen Denisevich Denisevich
(1836, der. д-areja Senninskogo County Mogilev province - 3.HII.1913, Smolensk)
Having a good education at home, enrolled in the Minsk-Mogilev Roman Catholic seminary (23.VIII.1856 g.), after three courses transferred 2.IH.1859 g. St. Petersburg Theological Academy, from which he graduated in 1863. 16.IV.1863 g. ordained a priest in July 1863. appointed scribes Orsha noble school since October 1863. appointed to the Metropolitan Church of Mogilev.
With 26.VI.1866 g. - Rector of the Church of the Smolensk. Since then, more than 30 years of his pastoral activities related to Smolensk. With the participation of D. of the donations of people to the main facade of the church adjusted later a new stone staircase, a new wooden vestry, to internal repairs to the church. In 1872, Mr.. invites artists for the restoration dvuhmehovogo body is replaced and improved decoration of the church, placed the icon of Our Lady and Joseph, the restored home Tabernacle. Repair and restoration work is carried out not only in church, but also in Kostelna Kozinka. Erected a new dwelling house ( 'Priest house') to stay the abbot and priests, other buildings, broken orchard.
. After a short stay in Mogilev (from 1873 to 1876.) At the insistence of Smolyan again returned to Smolensk (January 22, 1877)
. D. Takes in Smolensk political supervised Roman Catholic priests, provided them with material and moral support. Since 1877. D. resumes teaching activities: up to 1879. teaches the law of God in the men's classical gymnasium and a real school Smolensk. It is widely involved in educational activities. Zeal D. begins construction of a new church in Smolensk, which is completed by 1896. Small consecration held on 13 October 1896. Full dedication - June 29, 1897
In 1831, Mr.. awarded a pectoral cross, in 1888. receives an honorary canon in 1890. reckoned to the Order of St. Stanislaus III degree. July 12, 1908, Mr.. Klaudiopolitanskogo elevated to the rank of titular bishop. May 29, 1909. elected Kapitulyarnym Vicario.