1123 East Avenue Erie PA 16503-1533



Fr. Don Valasek is home from his time in the hospitals here and in Pittsburgh, Thanks Be To God!  Please keep him in your Prayers as he recovers from his Illness. We Thank Very Rev. Father’s Ronald and David for helping to cover-in  with the Sunday and Pre-Sanctified Liturgies and other Services during the Holy Season while Fr. Don was in the Hospital.  Their help is most appreciated!

Click the Cross to Hear Various Prayers in Plain Chant.

You will be taken to the diocesan web page for various prayers and chants.


Holy Week Services as listed in the Bulletin:

Great and Holy Thursday: 6:00-6:45 Confession
7:00 Matins with the “Reading of the Twelve Passion Gospels”

Great and Holy Friday: STRICT FAST!  (No Meat or Dairy Products) A Day of Quiet Meditation on the Passion and Death of Christ.  The Church will be open for Quiet Prayer from 12:00 P.M. till 10:00 P.M.
12:00-1:00 Confession
7:00 Great Vespers with Entombment of Christ

Great and Holy Saturday: STRICT FAST! (No Meat or Dairy Products)
8:00 Procession, Resurrection Matins and Blessing of Easter Baskets

Sunday of Holy Pascha: 10:00 A.M. Divine Liturgy of the Resurrection of Christ
Blessing of Easter Baskets follows Liturgy

“Thy Resurrection, O Christ Our Savior, The Angels in Heaven Sing!  Enable Us on Earth, To Glorify Thee with Purity of Heart!” (Click the Text or Here to Hear the Resurrection Chant, Russian Style in English)

Rev. Fr. Donald Valasek - Pastor of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church

Very Reverend Protopresbyter - Ronald Hazuda - Pastor Emeritus of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church and Pastor of Saint Mary’s Orthodox Church in Corry, PA



Click Here to Read About the Hierarchal Visit to Erie By Our Diocese’s Presiding Bishop, His Eminence Bishop Gregory of Nyssa (9/21-22/2013) Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church!

Be Sure to Read the Saint Nicholas’ and Saint Mary's Bulletin's.  They are Available to Read or Download Under Their Own Heading’s on the Church Web Site.

Click on the link (Picture of the Orthodox Christian Network) Below to be Taken to The MainWeb Site of “Come Receive The Light” for “channels” of Music, Talk and Inspiration for the Orthodox and others to Access 24 Hours a Day of Orthodox Talk and Music radio. You can also watch various videos including The Divine Liturgy You Can Listen On Your Windows or Mac OS or Other Linux/Unix Computers and Even on Your iPod Touch Players and iPhones.  Just Choose the Correct Player Near The Top of The Page. (Note: Flash Player Should Play on Any Computer as Long as You Have “Flash Player” on Your Computer.  Most Everyone Does.  If Not it Can Be Downloaded From Here.) There are Several “Channels” to Choose From at the Web Site, Based on Your Tastes.  Here is the Main Link to click on:

Here are the Main Links to the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of America.  There is a HOST of information on our Dioceses Main Site.  Don’t Miss the information on the Main Site!  It also “Streams” the Divine Liturgy for those who are unable to attend Divine Services for one (“Valid”) reason or another.

Main Site:


And Streaming of Divine Services:


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