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

Pastoral Epistle: SIVID 20

Pastoral Epistle: SIVID 20

My dear brothers and sisters,

Christ is risen!

We are all living through the surreal experience of a pandemic, known as “COVID 19.” We have all felt the effects — some to a greater and some to a lesser extent, but all to some extent. And we will continue to feel the effects, God knows to what degree and for how long. There are many ways in which reflecting on this experience may aid us on our path of repentance leading to abundant life in Christ. As one reflection, I offer the following.

Just as we are now beset by a virus — on the one hand, the tiniest of microbes, but one which radically disrupts our way of life and has vast consequences — so there is another virus which has weaseled its way into our lives and created enormous and disastrous consequences. This is the virus of sin. Let us call it the “Sin Virus Disease,” or SIVID. This disease has, in fact, existed for millennia. But it also mutates in unexpected ways to spread more rapidly and cleverly in each generation. Therefore, we can speak of the particular manifestation of this virus and its spread in the current year by designating it “SIVID (20)20.”

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Resources for 2019/2020
Resources for 2019/2020

 

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

2020 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
Saturday, June 6th
Saturday of Souls
8:30 Hours
9am Liturgy w/Memorial
12noon Baptism
5:00 9th Hour & Great Vespers
6:00 Confession
Sunday, June 7th
PENTECOST
8:45 Orthros
10:00 Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, June 10th
5:30 Reader's Vespers 
Assembly of Bishops News

Tuesday, 2 Jun 2020

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Saturday, 30 May 2020

Assembly of Bishops’ Mental Health Task Force Premiers Mini Series
30 May 2020 at 1:38am


Thursday, 28 May 2020

Learn About the Assembly of Bishops Live on Ancient Faith Radio
28 May 2020 at 5:15pm


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