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 and a teacher at Holy Protection Orthodox Preschool in Stroudsburg, have three children, Emma, 16, Benjamin, 14, and Nicholas IV, 9.

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

Service Schedule

  • APR 20, Sun:   Great & Holy Pascha Agape Vespers  12:00 PM
  • APR 21, Mon:   Bright Monday - Divine Liturgy  9:30 AM
  • APR 26, Sat:   Vespers  6:30 PM

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Palm Sunday - Church School Children Sang Troparion at Divine Liturgy

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Lenten Lecture Series - 6:30 PM Thursdays in March and April

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Baptisms and Chrismations at Holy Trinity on March 16

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Sunday of Orthodoxy at Holy Trinity

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The "Kursk Root Icon" visited Holy Trinity on March 5

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Holy Trinity Book and Gift Store Grand Reopening

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Holy Trinity Parishioners' Mission Trip to South Philadelphia

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