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

  • MAY 24, Wed:   Vespers w/Litya with Fr. Matthew Joyner  6:30 PM
  • MAY 25, Thu:   Feast of the Ascension Divine Liturgy with Fr. Matthew  9:30 AM
  • MAY 25, Thu:   No Vespers  4:00 PM

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Happy Mother's Day

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Homeless Family Needs Housing!

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Holy Fire at Holy Trinity!!

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Father Nicholas' Sabbatical May 1st - Sept. 1st

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Bright Monday Divine Liturgy followed by Coffee Hour @ the Solaks

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Holy Week & Pascha Schedule of Services 2017

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Letter to Our Parishioners from Peter Stavisky's daughter, Daria

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Hamden woman goes from prison to successful business ventures

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Pierogi and Chowder For Sale in the Kitchen!

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Our dear Matushka Masha's Grandmother has fallen asleep in the Lord.

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15th Anniversary of Father Nicholas' Ordination - Many Years!

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Fr. Nicholas' Interview with Dr. Albert Rossi - Becoming a Healing Presence|Ancient Faith Ministries

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land January 22 - February 1, 2017

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Grocery Card Campaign

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2017 Financial Pledge Cards

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Benjamin Solak is new OCF Publications Student Leader

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ESU Invites OCF Sept. 6, 2016

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Come and enjoy! Come and help!

Holy Trinity's Community Breakfast is held monthly, on the last Saturday of the month from 10 am - 11 am. Our Soup Kitchen is held the 2nd Friday of the month. Each month, a healthy breakfast is served to approximately 40-50 people in Stroudsburg and surrounding communities. Many of our guests are in need of meal, as well as our friendship and conversation. Everyone is welcome to participate in this outreach ministry. How can you help? We need several people to:
- Help shop, set up, cook, serve, converse with our guests
- Clean up - dishes, tables, floors, bathrooms, take down sign
- Provide transportation

Please reply to rebboyle@gmail.com if you can assist.

Come an enjoy a good breakfast or come and help!
Thank you and God bless you for your support and may God Bless America!

Mother's Day 5.14.17 & Samaritan Woman (17 photos)