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Welcome to St. Nicholas Cathedral!

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Our community of the faithful comes together here each Sunday and Feast Days to hear the Word of God, to say our Common Prayers, and to give thanks to the Lord in the Holy Eucharist.

Newest members are received by being baptized and chrismated; new families are created and blessed through the Sacrament of Marriage; prayers for the sick are said; blessings for different events are received and thanksgiving is offered.

It is the final stop for departed members, where the church gives them their last earthly farewell before they go to the Heavenly Father.

On weekdays it is a place of guided tours, private prayer, meditation, lighting of a candle, quiet reading of the Scripture, and appreciation of its beauty.

St. Nicholas is the Primatial Cathedral of the Autocephalous (self-governed) Orthodox Church in America. Orthodoxy came to Alaska two hundred years ago, spread to the continental US and now has more than 2 million faithful in all jurisdictions.

Founded in 1930 as a Russian Church, we acquired the current property in 1951, completed the present church in 1962 and became a Cathedral in 1978. The fresco icons, completed in 1992-94, are expressed in a tradition that originates at the very beginnings of Christianity. Icons are “the windows to heaven”; through the centuries they bring to all, especially the illiterate, the Good News of our Lord Jesus Christ (a video on iconography).

We hope that you will keep in your heart the memory of your visit to our Cathedral!

May God keep you safe and spiritually reward you in your life’s journey!

OUR ADDRESS:

3500 MASSACHUSETTS AVE., N.W., Washington D.C. 20007

Phone: 202 333 5060

Email: office@stnicholasdc.org

Pastoral Care at St. Nicholas Cathedral

Clergy are in the office on a daily basis and available for talk, confession, pastoral counseling, spiritual care, individual prayer, moleben and panikhida, as well as for meetings and tours of the Cathedral. 
If you want to set up the appointment, please call or e-mail:

Fr. George – 703-801-9911 cell phone, gkokhno@gmail.com
Fr. Valery - 202-441-0026 cell phone, shemchukv@gmail.com
Pastoral Care Page

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Announcements
Upcoming Services
Friday, April 19th
6:30pm Scripture Study Class (in the Library)
7pm Matins (E,S)
Saturday, April 20th
The Raising of Lazarus
9:30am Liturgy (E,S)
5pm Vigil (E,S)
6:30pm Confession Rite
Upcoming Events

Friday, April 19
6:30 pm - St. Ambrose of Milan Study Group
Saturday, April 20
11:00 am - Pascha Preparation Day for Children after 9:30 am Liturgy
Sunday, April 21
9:15 am - Slavonic choir rehearsal in the annex
11:15 am - English choir rehearsal in the annex

BLESSING OF PASHAL BASKETS:

Saturday, April 27th after the 9am moning Liturgy and in the evening from 10pm to 11:15pm.

Sunday, April 28st after Paschal Vespers, which starts at 12 noon.

OUR ADDRESS

3500 Massachusetts Ave., NW  Wahington DC, 20007      

Tel. 202 333 5060

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