St. George Orthodox Church
Albanian Archdiocese of the OCA
Trumbull, Connecticut
Welcome to Our Parish!

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
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Fr. Nikodhim selected to be a candidate for Bishop at Special Albanian Archdiocesan Assembly - 09/23/2022

AXIOS!  I VYER!  HE IS WORTHY!

Fr. Nikodhim (Preston) was selected to be the candidate of choice to fill the vacant See of Boston and the Albanian Archdiocese at the Special Albanian Archdiocesan Assembly of 2022. held at the Saint Nicholas Albanian Orthodox Church (Jamaica Estates, NY), The vacancy caused by the untimely death of Archbishop NIKON, of thrice blessed memory.  Representing Saint George at this historic event were Bill Kovachi, Cathy Hotova, and Bob Lazar, with Peter Dacey as alternate.  Father Nikodhim"s name will be submitted shortly to the Holy Synod for their final approval and confirmation.  After that point, the Archdiocese, together Metropolitan TIKHON and the rest of the Holy Synod, will begin to plan for the Episcopal Consecration and Enthronement of Fr.Nikodhim as the Bishop for the Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America.  Per shume vjet!  Many years!  Fr. Nikodhim

Click onto the following attachment to view a summary of Fr. Nikodhim's career, qualifications, and education:  Fr. Nikodhim Preston CV

Click onto the more information link below to view a larger photo of Fr. Nikodhim and Metropolitan Tikhon (the photo on the left).


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Procession of the Cross for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross - 09/18/2022

On Sunday, September 18th, after Divine Liturgy, St George celebrated with a Procession of the Cross for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross (celebrated on Sept 14th) so the Church school children could participate (Sept 14th was a school day). Click onto the following links to view short videos of the Procession of the Cross and Prostrations before the Cross.

Procession of the Cross:  https://www.youtube.com/shorts/MwrAk1Pthf4

Prostrations before the Cross: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVQJXiG8Qeo

 


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Memory Eternal - 09/18/2022

St. George was saddened to learn that one of our former parishioners, Esther Darling, passed away Sunday morning, September 18th.  We extend our condolences to her children Kathy and Karen, sister and brother-in-law Mary and John DiIulio, brother George (Carmen) Costa, and their families. Memory Eternal!


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Celebrating the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross - 2022 - 09/13/2022

St. George celebrated the feast of the Exaltation of the Cross (also known as the Elevation of the Cross) with Divine Liturgy on Wednesday, September 14th.  This feast day commemorates the finding of Christ’s Cross by Saint Helen, the mother of the Emperor Constantine in the fourth century.  The procession with the cross around the church was held on Sunday when the children of the parish were out of school and able to participate in the procession.
 
The Troparion for this feast day:  O Lord, save Your people, / and bless Your inheritance. / Grant victories to the Orthodox Christians / over their adversaries. / And by virtue of Your Cross, / preserve Your habitation.


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Parish Picnic - 09/11/2022

St. George held a Parish Picnic after Divine Liturgy on Sunday, September 11th.  The picnic was held outside on the rear yard, and was a fundraiser hosted by the Teuta Ladies Society and the Parish Council. The picnic was succuessfal socially and raised over $1,600. Click onto the more information link below to view several photos.


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Memory Eternal - 09/10/2022

St. George was saddened to learn that Julia Pikulik passed away on Saturday, Sept 10th. St. George extends its condolences to Julia's son Mark, daughter-in-law Janet, and granddaughter Katherine. May her memory be eternal!


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Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos - 09/08/2022

On Thursday, September 8th, St. George celebrated Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.  This feast commemorates the birth of the Mother of Jesus Christ, and is celebrated on September 8th each year. 

The Troparion for this feast:  Your Nativity, O Virgin, / Has proclaimed joy to the whole universe! / The Sun of Righteousness, Christ our God, / Has shone from You, O Theotokos! / By annulling the curse, / He bestowed a blessing. / By destroying death, He has granted us eternal Life.


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+ Metropolitan Herman - 09/06/2022

St. George was saddened to learn that on Tuesday morning, September 6th, His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman, former Archbishop of Washington, and Metropolitan of All-America and Canada, fell asleep in the Lord.

Metropolitan Herman was the past spiritual leader of the Orthodox Church in America from 2002 until his retirement in 2008. 

Please click onto the following link to view an In Memoriam from the OCA:   https://www.oca.org/in-memoriam/his-beatitude-metropolitan-herman

May his memory be eternal!


Upcoming Services & Events
Saturday, October 1st
3PM - Baptism: Alexandra Michael
Sunday, October 2nd
16th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
9:15AM General Confession
9:30AM Church School
9:30AM Divine Liturgy 
Sunday, October 9th
17th SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
9:30AM Church School
9:30AM Divine Liturgy 
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Sunday, Oct 2nd - 9:30AM: Divine Liturgy

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