St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
2,000 Years of Tradition...

Located at 1 Saint Nicholas Drive, Donora PA 15033


St. Nicholas Church is an energetic community of Orthodox Christians from diverse backgrounds who embrace the historic Orthodox Christian faith.  As part of the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church established by our Lord Jesus Christ, we are committed to living, proclaiming, and manifesting the Gospel of Jesus Christ as a Church and in our broader community. We encourage newcomers!


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Our parish is a member of the Diocese of Western Pennsylvania of the Orthodox Church in America, under His Eminence Archbishop Melchisedek.  All are welcome to join us to experience the beauty of Orthodox worship, and the warmth and hospitality of the faithful of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church!

Special Note!


Our "Transition Period" is OVER!!! Please join us in welcoming our new Reverend Father John Parker. Fr. John commenced his ministry here in Donora on July 1, 2019, serving his first Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas on July 7. Please come and meet Fr. John and  Matushka Nadia and welcome them to our parish and to the community!


The Church is open 7-8 A.M, Monday-Saturday for prayer, unless otherwise noted by Fr. John. 


Vespers (an evening prayer service) is offered every Saturday night at 6 P.M. (NOTE THE TIME CHANGE!!), after which Fr. John is available to hear confessions for Orthodox Christians.


Divine Liturgy (our main worship service) begins at 10:00a.m. each Sunday, (recently changed from the summer months @9:30) with 3rd and 6th hour beginning around 9:40. All visitors are welcome. We hope to see you soon! 


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insta: @stnicholasdonora

Ongoing Education Class


Join us on Wednesday evenings for continuing education class with Fr. John. Visitors and inquirers welcome! Classes will cover topics from liturgical life, spiritual practice, Church history, and many other things. Schedule may vary. 


6:30-- Moleben or Compline prayers

7:00--Class begins

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