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 Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. It is also the first community established by St. Raphael of Brooklyn in 1895. 2020 will mark both the 125th anniversary of our establishment by St. Raphael and the 100th anniversary of our State Street location. If you would like more information, feel free to contact Father Thomas Zain, the Cathedral's Dean.
St. Nicholas Day Services for 2019 are as follows:
The Feast Day falls on Thursday, December 6. we will celebrate the evening of Friday, December 6 with:
Orthros at 6:00pm and Divine Liturgy at 7:00pm
Please fast from the noon meal to receive Holy Communion. There will be an activity for the church school children following the liturgy.
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 email@example.com to have it corrected. The attached file is current as of January, 2019.
Click here to download the file.files/memorials-the-list-updated-January-26-2019.pdf (12048kb)
As we celebrate the 124th Anniversary of our Mother Cathedral in 2019, 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:
2. Inside of Booklet
- Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost & Tenth Sunday of Luke (Download)
- Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost; Fourteenth Sunday of Luke (Download)
- Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost & Thirteenth Sunday of Luke (Download)
- Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost & Ninth Sunday of Luke (Download)
- October 2019 Newsletter (Download)