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…

Christ is Risen!
Indeed He is Risen!

Христос Воскресе!
Воистину Воскресе!

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April 23, 2017: Antipascha, St. Thomas Sunday (Apr. 10 on church calendar)

Please remember to return the envelope from your Bulletin with your Paschal Donation! All donations are gratefully accepted, even without the envelope!  (Note that we are now accepting online donations too.)

Today we shall serve a short litya (memorial service) for those who reposed during the past year. If you wish to add names, please submit them at the Candle Desk.

Excuse notes for school absences for Holy Days are still available at the Candle Desk.

Blessing of Graves: As previously announced, because a wedding was scheduled for this afternoon, the cemeteries usually visited on Sunday were visited yesterday (Saturday) instead. The remaining cemeteries will be visited as follows.

Mon, Apr. 24, at 4:00pm: Old Milford Cemetery (starting at Roger van Damme’s grave) 5:00pm: King’s Highway, Milford (starting at flagpole)
Wed, Apr. 26, at 3:00pm: St. John's, Monroe (starting at large Cross) 5:00pm: Lakeview, Bridgeport (starting near main entrance)

Blessing of Graves can also be by appointment; contact Fr. George.


Starting on April 26, we return to the usual Wednesday/Friday fast.


Name days: Life-Giving Fount of the Mother of God (Bright Friday); St. Thomas (Sunday after Pascha). Many years to: Zoe (Joy) Paschalidis; Thomas Milligan.

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

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