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Welcome to Our Parish!

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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Upcoming Events at the Cathedral
Schedule of Services for the Great Fast

The following is the schedule of services for the Great Fast (excluding the regular Sunday Divine Liturgies) that begins on Monday, February 23. Please use this as a guide for the times of the services noting that the Monday evening Great Compline services will alternate between St. Nicholas Cathedral and St. Mary in Bay Ridge. Please pay special attention to see where the Monday Great Compline service will be on any given week.
Click here to download the schedule


Holy Week and Paschal Services

Click here for the schedule of Holy Week and Pascha services at the Cathedral for 2015. The schedule begins with Lazarus Saturday and concludes with the Agape Vesper Service on Pascha. It is printed in Arabic and English for your convenience.
Schedule of 2015 Holy Week and Pascha Services


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.


2014-2015 Orthodox Lecture Series

Since last October, the Antiochian and Greek Orthodox parishes of Brooklyn started their annual monthly lecture series. The lectures are  held on a Thursday night once a month. This season we are doing an "Orthodox Film Festival". The March lecture will be postponed until April and the April lecture until May.


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 January, 2015.
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
03/22/15 - Fourth Sunday of Lent and Commemoration of John Climacus, Author of “The Ladder”
  • Fourth Sunday of Lent and Commemoration of John Climacus, Author of “The Ladder” (Download)
03/15/15 - Third Sunday of Lent and Commemoration of the Veneration of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross
  • Third Sunday of Lent and Commemoration of the Veneration of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross (Download)
02/01/15 - Winter/Spring 2015 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.


Friday, March 27th
7:30pm Akathist (Madeyeh) to the Theotokos
Sunday, March 29th
9:30 Orthros (Matins)
10:30 Divine Liturgy
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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