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Nun Tabitha (Gulidova Tamara Dmitrievna) passed away

On April 1, 2021, Nun Tabitha (Tamara Dmitrievna Gudilova), a caretaker of a museum of the Moscow Theological Academy “Church-Archaeological Cabinet”, passed away after a long illness.

The Rector Bishop of Zvenigorod Theodorite, academic staff and students of the Moscow Theological Academy express their deep condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Ask prayers for the repose of the newly departed nun Tabitha.


Tamara Dmitrievna was born on July 23, 1958 in the village of Zhitnya, Pochep District, Bryansk Region.

Tamara Dmitrievna devoted her whole life to the Church and the Moscow Theological Academy.

In October 1980 she started her work at the Holy Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra. In March 1987, she became an employee of the Church-Archaeological Cabinet of the Moscow Theological Academy.

On December 31, 2019, Tamara Dmitrievna tonsured with the name Tabitha.

For her selfless and conscientious work, she awarded the following awards:

  • December 24, 1985, gratitude for hard work and in connection with the 300th anniversary of the Academy;
  • On October 14, 2000, the Patriarchal Certificate of hard work;
  • On October 14, 2008, the Medal of the Russian Orthodox Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh, II degree in recognition of her hard work and in connection with her 50th birthday anniversary.

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