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Ieromonahul Antonie Bâznog
Hieromonk Antonie Bâznog

Author(s): Alexandru Dărăban
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion
Published by: Renaşterea Cluj
Keywords: Antonie Bâznog; monk; Mount Athos; emigration; parish

Summary/Abstract: Hieromonk Antonie Bâznog—Alexandru, by his baptismal name—was born on August 14th 1866 in Sângeorzul Român (today Sângeorz-Băi, Bistriţa-Năsăud). He was one of the Sângeorz emigrants to cross the mountains and reach Mount Athos to become a monk, together with his brother--Hieromonk Ioachim Bâznog.He returned home to fi ght for the renewal of Orthodoxy soon after 1918, in Săcel-Maramureş and also near Cluj, in Feiurd-Pădureni, Câmpeneşti and Chinteni, to build churches and parish houses.He lived a life of prayer and work until February 25th 1939 when he passed away.

  • Issue Year: VI/2012
  • Issue No: 03
  • Page Range: 51-58
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Romanian