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

  • FEB 13, Sat:   Resurrectional Vespers  4:00 PM
  • FEB 14, Sun:   Divine Liturgy - Zacchaeus Sunday  9:30 AM
  • FEB 16, Tue:   Daily Vespers  4:00 PM

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1st Russian Speaking Orthodox Study Group Meeting @ 2 PM

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Small Group Meeting for Catechumens Feb. 18th @ 6 PM

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SOUPER BOWL OF CARING SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH

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Meeting of Christ in The Temple - Blessing of Candles, Tuesday, Feb. 2nd

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Church School Sat., Jan. 30th @ 1 PM

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Villanova Alaskan Exhibition Jan. 22 - May 16, 2016

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House Blessings Begin Wednesday, January 6th and continues through February!

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Holy Trinity Soup Kitchen will be held on Friday, February 12th, serving at 5 PM. Everyone is welcome. Transportation will be provided at the Library on Chipperfield Drive and Route 611 and at the Ribbon Factory on Ann St. Pickup time is 4:45 PM - Call 570-421-4455.

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