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Welcome to Our Parish!

Welcome to St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in Stratford, Connecticut!
Добро пожаловать в Св. Николаевскую Русскую Православную Церковь!

Founded in 1929, our church is a parish of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR), under the omophorion of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad.


Monthly Bulletin
Weekly Announcements
Feb. 7, 2016: Thirty-sixth Sunday After Pentecost (Jan. 25 on Orthodox calendar)

Today is the first Sunday of the month: there will be a Utilities collection today, and the February Bulletin is available today at the Candle Desk (for those with print subscriptions or without email access).

The Sisterhood Pelmeni Dinner has been rescheduled to Sunday February 21, after the Divine Liturgy.

First Notice: The General Parish Meeting has also been rescheduled to Sunday February 21 (after the Pelmeni Dinner). All those who wish to participate must have confessed and communed at St. Nicholas Church and be current in parish dues (see the Treasurer, Anastasia Milligan).

You are welcome to take the poinsettia plants home; we shall discard them soon.

Blessings of houses with Holy Water are now by appointment. If you want your house blessed, please call Fr. George (203-209-9374).

Upcoming Services

A moleben to the Three Hierarchs will be served on Friday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 pm.

Next Monday (Feb. 15 on the civil calendar; Feb. 2 on the Orthodox calendar), we celebrate the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, which is one of the Twelve Great Feasts of the year. It is also the patronal feast of our sister parish, Holy Presentation in Stratford (5 Wheeler Terrace). We shall join them for the celebration (there will be no services here at St. Nicholas).

  • Vigil with Litya at Holy Presentation Church on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 6:30 pm
  • Divine Liturgy at Holy Presentation Church on Monday, Feb. 15, at 9:00 am (corrected)


Name days: St. Xenia (Jan. 24/Feb.6); St. Gregory the Theologian (Jan 25/Feb. 7). Many Years: Gregory Romanovsky (also his birthday), Gregory Kendall, Xenia Podoltsev, Xenia (Milena) Shurba, and Xenia Lardas.


1 Honeyspot Rd
Stratford, CT 06614 (see map)

Phone: 203-209-9374

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