Fr. Nicholas Solak, entered St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in New York in 1984 as a college student. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he began a career in Corrections as a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist. During those ten years working in Corrections, he belonged to St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Allison Park, PA and Christ the Savior Mission parish in Southbury, CT. While in CT, he served as a lay delegate for the New England Diocesan Council. In 1999, he returned to St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary and earned his Master’s in Divinity and was ordained as a priest in February 2002. 

Fr. Nicholas became Holy Trinity’s first full-time priest in July of 2002. He continued his education after 2002, commuting weekly to New York, and in 2008, received his Doctorate of Divinity degree from St. Vladimir’s Seminary. In addition to his Parish Ministry responsibilities, Fr. Nicholas is the Prison Ministry Field Supervisor for St. Vladimir’s Seminary. He has traveled several times to St. Innocent Orphanage near Tijuana to assist with Project Mexico and also to Guatemala City to help at Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage.

Father Nicholas and his wife Masha, Holy Trinity’s Church School Leader, Choir Director and a teacher at Holy Protection Orthodox Preschool in Stroudsburg, have three children, Emma, 20, Benjamin, 18, and Nicholas IV, 13.

Mailing Address:                                            
Very Rev. Fr. Nicholas J. Solak                                   
1501 Trinity Court                                               
Stroudsburg, PA
 
E-mail:  hteoc@ptd.net
Phone:  570.350.1482

Service Schedule

  • AUG 27, Sat:   Resurrectional Vespers  6:30 PM
  • AUG 28, Sun:   Divine Liturgy - Job of Pochaev  9:30 AM
  • AUG 29, Mon:   Beheading of St. John The Baptist Divine Liturgy  9:30 AM

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Holy Trinity News

Holy Protection Pre-school Begins September 6, 2016

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Beheading of St. John The Baptist Divine Liturgy

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Chrismation of Debra Marki

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Father Nicholas' 50th Birthday

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Feast of the Dormition Divine Liturgy followed by Blessing of Flowers

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Feast of the Transfiguration of Our Lord and Savior Divine Liturgy, followed by Blessing of Fruit

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Annual Women's Retreat at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Monastery

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Vacation Church School Aug. 1st - 4th "The Cross: Our Spiritual Compass"

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Blessing of the Water 4 PM

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Parish Council Meeting Thursday, July 28th @ 6 PM

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Book Study - "Welcome to the Orthodox Church" Wed., July 27th @ 6:30 PM

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Father Nicholas on Vacation July 11th - July 25th

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Holy Protection Orthodox Christian Preschool Graduation 2016

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Congratulations and Welcome! Chrismation of William Canale and Ken Dobosh - Received into the Orthodox Faith

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Father Nicholas' 50th Birthday Celebration! (3 photos)

Feast of the Dormition Divine Liturgy 8/15/16 (15 photos)

Chrismation of Joanne & Bill Walters 8/14/16 (24 photos)