Certificate of Ordination

Document

Creator:

Synodal Printshop

Date:

1899 - 1905

Materials:

Paper, Ink and Sealing wax

Dimensions:

W 18 in x H 24 in

Accession Number:

69.2007

Credit Line:

FRH Museum Collection

Description

Certificate of ordination No. 7660, given to Iulian Olkhovskii, ordained to the priesthood on 15 September 1905, for the church of the Protection of the Mother of God in the village of Schitniki of the Grodno diocese. Text is inside blue and gold chromolithograph border with image of Christ in oval vignette in top center. Signed by Nikanor, Bishop of Grodno and Brest, stamped with wax seal in bottom right and dated 12 December, 1905. On bottom of sheet is printed inscription: При рукоположениiи иноепархiальнымъ архiереемъ или вiкарнымъ ("For use for ordinations by a bishop of another diocese or a vicar").