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

  • AUG 21, Tue:   Daily Vespers  4:00 PM
  • AUG 23, Thu:   Daily Vespers  4:00 PM
  • AUG 26, Sun:   Divine Liturgy - Martyrs Adrian & Natalia  9:30 AM

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Holy Trinity News

Video presentation from the Diocese of Eastern Pennsylvania.

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19th All-American Council - For The Life of the World

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Fr. Nicholas and Masha at All-American Council

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Pot Luck Coffee Hour Sun., July 22th

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Father Nicholas' 2018 Trip to Russia

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Holy Protection Orthodox Christian Preschool 2018 Graduation

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Ss. Peter & Paul Fast Begins Monday, June 4th - Friday, June 29th

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Parish Feast Day and Pentecost Sunday, May 27th

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Pot Luck Mother's Day Coffee Hour

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Reception of Mark McKeown into the Orthodox Faith after Divine Liturgy on Sat., 3/31

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Lenten Thursday Book Study

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Great Lent 2018 Letter from Archbishop Mark +

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Benjamin Solak's GOFUNDME link for OCF Real Break trip this March!

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Fr. Nicholas and family together for Thanksgiving and serving our friends at our Community Breakfast

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Sunshine Ministry

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Engagement of Lisa Mastroberte and Christopher Metz

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Holy Fire at Holy Trinity!!

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

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