January 17, 2011
Nashville, TN: Priest Seraphim Scheidler reposed in the Lord
Monday, January 17, Priest Seraphim Scheidler, rector of St.
Innocent Mission in Nashville, TN reposed in the Lord. He was 68.
Priest Seraphim Scheidler was born on November 25, 1942 in Vienna.
In 2007, he was ordained to the diaconate and priesthood by
Archbishop Hilarion of Sydney and Australia (currently First
Hierarch of ROCOR). After his ordination, Fr. Seraphim fulfilled his
service in the Australian Diocese and frequently visited Indonesia
in order to assist the missions of the Church Abroad.
Due to serious illness, Fr. Seraphim moved to Nashville, TN and was
transferred to the Eastern American Diocese. With the blessing of
Metropolitan Hilarion, Fr. Seraphim founded the missionary parish of
St. Innocent of Moscow in Nashville.
Fr. Seraphim is survived by his Matushka Margaret, his sons James
and Nicholas, and his daughters Tatiana and Mary.
The clergy and faithful of the Eastern American Diocese are asked to
remember the newly reposed Priest Seraphim at the divine services
and in their private prayers.
Condolences can be sent to Matushka Margaret at:
Old Hickory, TN 37138
Schedule of Funeral Services
Friday, January 21:
Funeral in St. Ignatius Church in Nashville, TN - 7:00 PM
Panihida - 8:00 PM
Monday, January 24:
Burial Service - 10:30 AM, led by Bishop
George of Mayfield at
Holy Cross Monastery,
memorial repast at the monastery.
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