Priests

Priest Nikolay Ladaria


Priest of the Kaldakhuara Church Trofim Meladze

Priest of the Kaldakhuara Church Trofim Meladze. Photo, 12 × 7.5 cm. Trofim Meladze lived in the village of Kaldakhuara and served as a psalmist in the neighboring village of…

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Priest of the Tkvarchal church Samson Minaya (1889-1926)

According to information provided by Svetlana Shankaya, Samson Minaya was a serving priest of an Orthodox church located in the town of Tkvarchal. He was born in a large family…

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Hierodiacon David (Sarsaniya)

Ruslan Sarsaniya was born on January 31, 1978 in the town of Gudauta. In 1982 he was baptized in the Church of the Intercession of Theotokos in Gudauta.
 
Finished high…

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Archimandrite Dorotheos (Dbar)

Dmitry Dbar was born on January 18, 1972 in the village of Mgudzirkhua, Gudauta district. In 1988 he finished school №1 in Gudauta, then entered the second course of the Sukhum…

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Hieromonk Andrey (Ampar)


Adgur Ampar was born in the town of Gudauta on May 18, 1972. In 1986 he finished 8 classes at Abkhaz school №10 in Sukhum.
 
In the same year…

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Priest Joseph Lakrba

(Dates of birth and death unknown) Joseph Lakrba was a nobleman, priest. He finished the Stavropol Theological Seminary (1887), worked as a teacher in the Sukhum School. Joseph Lakrba taught his pupils only in the Abkhaz language. He was…

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Deacon Gregory Leiba

Gregory Leiba was a resident of the village of Mgudzyrkhva, Gudauta district. In the beginning of XXth century Gregory Leiba served as a deacon in the church of St….

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Priest Panteleimon Samaa

In the first quarter of the XXth century the priest Panteleimon Samaa (Picture №1) served in the wooden church of the Resurrection of Christ in the village of Achandara (Abkhazia, Gudauta district). The church was built in 1869….

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