St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
9100 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71115
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Welcome to St. Nicholas!

Greetings in the name of our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ!


We welcome you to the website of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. The purpose of this website is to provide an introduction to the Orthodox Church and to our parish, and to provide resources for our members.  We come from a variety of backgrounds, and always welcome visitors to our services, which are all in English.  If you are a first-time visitor or have any questions regarding the Orthodox Church or our parish, please feel free to contact our priest.  We invite you to browse this website, and to "come and see," joining us in worship of the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

The Apostles' Fast

From the second Monday after Pentecost until the feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul on June 29, Orthodox Christians celebrate the Apostles' Fast. This year, the fast commences on Monday, June 24, 2019. St. Nicholas offers the following opportunities to experience this week of the Apostles' fast:

Monday, June 24, at 7:00 pm -- Akathist to to the Mother of God, Nurtuer of Children

Wednesday, June 26, at 5:30 pm -- Potluck, Discussion, and Compline

Friday, June 28, at 7:00 pm -- Readers Vespers for the Feast

Saturday, June 29 at 9:00 am -- Typica and Akathist for Ss. Peter & Paul

 

First-enthroned of the apostles, teachers of the universe: Entreat the Master of all to grant peace to the world, and to our souls great mercy!
+Troparion, Tone 4

To learn more about the Orthodox approach to fasting, visit the Feasts and Fasts page of our Antiochian Archdiocese Discover Orthodox Christianity section.

RESOURCES:

"The Fast and the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul" by Bishop Thomas and Peter Schweitzer
"Fast of the Holy Apostles" by Archpriest Ayman Kfouf 
Akathist to Ss. Peter and Paul
A reflection about the two saints from The Word

Resources for 2018/2019
Resources for 2018/2019

 

Here is a Calendar of Feast Days and other important events during the coming year: Calendar

Here is a Guide to Blessings and Special Prayers offered throughout the year: Blessings

2019 Stewardship Form

The St. Nicholas Navigator

Read the latest issue of our parish Newsletter, the Navigator.

Y2AM - Youth And Young Adult
Upcoming Services and Events
Wednesday, June 26th
5:30 Potluck, Discussion, & Compline
Friday, June 28th
Readers Vespers for Ss. Peter & Paul 7pm
Saturday, June 29th
Ss. Peter & Paul
Typica and Akathist for the Feast 9am
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Sunday, June 30th
Synaxis of the 12 Apostles
9:00 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Assembly of Bishops News

Friday, 31 May 2019

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation and Joint Committee...
31 May 2019 at 2:00pm


Tuesday, 28 May 2019

North American Orthodox-Catholic Theological Consultation Convenes for 96th M...
28 May 2019 at 9:33pm


Monday, 4 Mar 2019

Fast Questions and Fast Answers about American Orthodox Christian Monasteries
4 Mar 2019 at 2:57pm


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