St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church
Stratford, Connecticut
Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR)

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. More about our church…

On Sunday, December 18, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan will visit our church to celebrate the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy in anticipation of our parish feast. The annual Fish Dinner will follow.

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December 4, 2016: Entry of the Theotokos (Nov. 21 on church calendar)

Today we celebrate the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, one of the twelve Great Feasts of the year. Divine Liturgy begins at the usual Sunday time, 10:00 am.

We are collecting money for flowers for Christmas. Please put your donations in the box in the middle of the temple (next to the center icon stand).

Our Church School is preparing for the Yolka (Christmas Party) in January. Please look for future announcements about rehearsals and preparation.

Upcoming Services

Wed, Dec. 7, at 6:30 pm: Moleben, St. Catherine
Sat, Dec. 10, at 3:00 pm: Moleben, Kursk Root Icon


The Nativity Fast continues: Until Christmas—Jan. 7 on the civil calendar, which is Dec. 25 on the church calendar—we abstain from meat, eggs, and dairy; fish is permitted, except on Wednesdays and Fridays.


This year's St. Herman’s Youth Conference will be held from Dec. 23 through Dec. 27 at St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC. We encourage all our young people to participate. More information...


Name days: St. Catherine (Nov. 24/Dec. 7). Many Years: Kathryn Bruder (nee DeBiase), Katherine Callaghan, Child Catherine Kendall, Katherine (Karen) Pallares, Katherine Pcolka, Katherine Peavy, Katherine Pigiel, Katherine Reilly.

1 Honeyspot Road
Stratford, CT 06614
Phone: 203-209-9374

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