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We would like to welcome you to the official website of St. Nicholas Cathedral. St. Nicholas is the mother Cathedral and seat of the Metropolitan of the Self-ruled Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. It is also the first community established by St. Raphael of Brooklyn. If you would like more information, feel free to contact Father Thomas Zain, the Cathedral's Dean.

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Parish News
Enthronement of Metropolitan JOSEPH/Patriarchal Visit

Thank you to all who attended the events surrounding the enthronement of His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH and the visit of Patriarch JOHN X. For photos from throughout the week, please go to antiochian.org.


Services for the Feast of the Nativity of Christ

The following is the schedule of services for the feast of the Nativity of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ in the flesh:

Wednesday, December 24, 2014


Orthros: 8:15pm
Hierarchical Divine Liturgy: 9:30pm with His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS presiding.

Please note there will not be services on Wednesday, December 25 as we will be celebrating the feast late on Tuesday evening. You should fast from the noon meal if you plan to receive Holy Communion.




St. Valentine Hafli

Save the Date for our Fellowship of St. John the Divine "Winter Wonderland" Hafli featuring Eddie Ossama and Ensemble on Saturday February 7, 2015. The cost is $55.00 for adults before February 2, 2015 and $60.00 thereafter. Children 12 and under are $30.00 before February 2 and $35.00 thereafter. Click here for the flier.

Please buy your tickets early as there will be no tickets sold at the door.




List of Cathedral Departed
List of all Cathedral Departed Available for Download

You can now download a list of the Cathedral departed that used to be printed in the monthly newsletter. We are making it available in this format in order to save printing costs. If you find any omissions or mistakes in the name/date of death of your departed loved one, please email Fr. Thomas at stnickcathedral2@aol.com to have it corrected. The attached file is current as of May, 2014.

Click here to download the file.

Cathedral Produces New, Updated Pamphlet
Cathedral Brochure

In 2012, we  completed a new, updated version of our Cathedral brochure. This pamphlet is now available to parishioners and visitors alike for free in the vestibule of the Cathedral. You may also view  it by clicking here.

Church Bulletins
12/21/14 - The Sunday Before the Nativity of Christ (Known as the Sunday of the Genealogy)
  • The Sunday Before the Nativity of Christ (Known as the Sunday of the Genealogy) (Download)
12/14/14 - Twenty-Ninth Sunday After Pentecost and Sunday of the Forefathers
  • Twenty-Ninth Sunday After Pentecost and Sunday of the Forefathers (Download)
10/01/14 - Fall 2014 Newsletter
Life of St. Raphael of Brooklyn
Life of St. Raphael

As we celebrate the 120th Anniversary of our Mother Cathedral in 2015, it is important that we know our history and where we came from. With that in mind, in addition to the history section of our webiste, you can download a brief life of St. Raphael of Brooklyn who founded our community in 1895. Please click on the following links below to download the Cathedral booklet about St. Raphael's life:

1. Cover
2. Inside of Booklet

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the falling-asleep of St. Raphael of Brooklyn and throughout the year we will have various celebrations both here in Brooklyn and around the archdiocese as we celebrate this jubilee year that was officially inagurated by His Beatitude, Patriarch JOHN X during his visit to the Cathedral on December 7, 2014.


Sunday, December 21st
9:30 Orthros (Matins)
10:30 Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, December 24th
8:15 Orthros
9:30 Hierarchical Divine Liturgy with His Grace, Bishop NICHOLAS
Monthly Calendar >

   


St. Nicholas Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral
355 State Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217-1705

info@stnicholascathedral.org
(718) 855-6225 (Phone)
(718) 855-3608 (Fax)





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