The first Lord glorified svt. Filaret of New York and the American, revealing his imperishable power, is now glorified En. Constantine ...
In 1930-1932 he studied at the St. Sergius Theological Institute in Paris.
In 1932, Metropolitan Eulogy (St George) in Paris ordained Manuel Essenskogo celibacy as a deacon and then a priest. In 1938 he was accepted into ROCOR.
Since 1949 he lived in the United States. In 1950-1960-ies - Rector of Holy Protection Church at a nursing home Russian-US alliance in Glen Cove on Long Island (NY, USA.).
In 1967, at the Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, Archbishop Averky (Taushev) Archpriest Manuel vows as a monk with the name of Constantine.
December 10, 1967, Archimandrite Constantine was consecrated Bishop Brisbeynskogo, Vicar of the Diocese of Australia and Novozelanskoy. He was known for his ascetic life and asceticism.
Since 1978 - the Bishop of Boston, Vicar of the Eastern American and New York Diocese.
Since 1981 - the Bishop of Richmond and the British. At the same time he served as the rector of the Cathedral of the Dormition in London.
In January 1986, he went into retirement on health grounds. In 1991, Bishop Constantine moved to the Convent of Christ on a hill near the town of Blanco, climatic conditions which were better for the health of the bishop.
He died 18 (31) May 1996 after a short illness. He was buried in the monastery of Christ in the Hills. The monastery was abandoned and it was decided to rebury the body behind the altar of the Cathedral of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville (ROCOR-MP).