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Welcome to the web site of St. George Orthodox Church in Trumbull, Connecticut!  We are a parish of the Albanian Archdiocese of the Orthodox Church in America.  We invite you to explore our web site  to learn more about us and about Orthodox Christianity.

Located just north of the Merritt Parkway in Trumbull, we are easily accessible from both Fairfield and New Haven Counties.

We welcome all visitors for worship and fellowship!



News Updates
Congratulations! - 04/15/18

On March 12, 2018, Evan Joseph was born to Dan and Rebecca (Chadwick) Rakowitz.  Evan is the grandson of Joe and Laura Chadwick and the great-grandson of Jim and Vi Bowe.  Many Years!  Për Shumë Vjet!

Pascha - 2018 - 04/07/18

The St. George community recently completed the service cycle of Great Lent and Holy Week to Holy Pascha, with the celebration of the Midnight Paschal Liturgy on April 16th.  Christ is Risen! Truly, He is Risen!  Krishti U-Ngjall! Vërtet U-Ngjall! are the traditional Orthodox Christian Paschal greetings in both English and Albanian.  Click Here to view the Paschal greeting in numerous languages.

Thank you! - 04/07/18

We extend our thanks to the many people who helped to make Lent, Holy Week and Pascha beautiful and meaningful celebrations:

·       The “Myrrhbearing Women” –Mary DiIulio, Louise Karoli Gallagher, Dolores Nauchy, JoAnn Soter, Pauline Dionis, Jean Brideau and Jeanette Nichio—who decorated the Petafi on Holy Friday morning.

·       Alice Vasil, who donated toward the Petafi flowers and Easter Eggs in memory of her husband William Vasil.

·       Karen Masek, who also donated toward the Petafi flower in memory of the departed members of the Michael Family.

·       Nancy and Wally Hurd, who also donated toward the Petafi flowers in memory of Andrew Yapo.

·       Louise Karoli Gallagher, who also donated toward the Petafi flowers in memory of James Gallagher.

·       Jennifer Goetz for decorating the Church for Holy Pascha.

·       Mary DiIulio for the new bows which adorn the Paschal Banner.

·       Ron Dougiello of Commerce Hill Funeral Home in Bridgeport for the lilies that beautify the inside of the Church.

·       The Teuta Ladies Society for the beautiful red eggs.

·       Cantors Charles Soter and Peter Dacey for their dedication and singing at all the services.

·       The Choir and its Choir Directors, Karen Masek and Laura Chadwick for their preparation and singing throughout Holy Week and Pascha.

·       Our volunteer readers.

·       Bob Lazar for his assistance in the sanctuary.

·       The Altar Servers for their time and assistance.

·       Sue Galich and her helpers for organizing the Children’s Egg Hunt and Coffee Hour.

Those who simply came to pray and celebrate the services.

Congratulations - 04/07/18

We offer our congratulations to Nicole Marie Dionis, who was received into the Holy Orthodox Church on Holy Saturday through the Mystery of Chrismation. Laura Denisevich is her sponsor.  Nicole is the wife of Curt Dionis and the mother of Sophie and Brooke.  Many Years!  Për Shumë Vjet!

Book Donation - 04/01/18

We extend our gratitude to the family of James Dionis for donating to our Church several books from his collection:  A commemorative album from the 50th Anniversary of the Albanian Archdiocese, and two Albanian-language service books. Thank you!  And may James’ Memory be eternal!

Note of Thanks for Fairfield County Giving Day support - 03/31/18

Thank you for the outpouring of support for Fairfield County Giving Day on March 1st.  Your contributions helped LifeBridge come in second place for unique donors, which earned a $10,000 bonus for the children and families who benefit from our many services. You are making an important difference in our community. I greatly appreciate your willingness to help me help others.  Thank you for your love and support.  Laura Coughlin

Condolences - 03/10/18

On Saturday, March 10, 2018, our good friend and parishioner and chanter, Van Michael departed this life. We extend our condolences to his wife, Diana, his children Laura Coughlin and Jonathan Michael, and his grandchildren Kelly and TJ Coughlin, and Alexandria Michael.

Congratulations - 03/03/18

On Saturday, March 3rd, Wayne Joseph, III, and Greyson Cole Moras were received into the Holy Orthodox Church through the Mysteries of Baptism and Chrismation. Their Godparents were Michael & Dana Moras and Chad & Holly Walter. The boys are the children of Wayne & Lauren Moras and the grandchildren of Wayne & Melissa MorasMany Years! Për Shumë Vjet! 

Memory Eternal - 02/26/18

On Monday, February 26th, Eileen Bochino, mother of Jeff Jaworski and grandmother of Jason Jaworski and Amy Leighton, departed this life at the age of 91.  Her funeral was held on Friday, March 2nd.  May her memory be eternal!

Condolences - 02/18/18

We learned this week of the deaths of Lawrence Beck, Father-in-Law of Fr. Peter Paproski, and Matushka Barbara Kucynda , the wife of the Pastor of Jennifer Goetz’ home parish and an old friend of Father Dennis’. Memory Eternal! I Përjetshim Kujtimi!

Upcoming Services & Events
Friday, April 20th
7AM Matins
Saturday, April 21st
4PM Great Vespers
Sunday, April 22nd
9:30AM Church School
10AM Divine Liturgy followed by 40-day Memorial for Van Michael
Monday, April 23rd
7AM Matins
Tuesday, April 24th
7AM Matins
Wednesday, April 25th
7AM Matins
Thursday, April 26th
7AM Matins
Friday, April 27th
7AM Matins

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