St. Nicholas Orthodox Church
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese
9100 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71115

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Welcome to Our Parish!

Greetings in the name of our Lord and God and Savior, Jesus Christ!

We welcome you to the website of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church. We are a growing community made up of members from a variety of backgrounds and drawn together by the healing and transfiguring Light of Christ, which we've found in the Orthodox Christian faith.  The purpose of this website is to provide a brief introduction to the Orthodox Church and to our parish.  We welcome visitors to our services, which are all in English.  If you are a newcomer or a visitor from another parish, please contact our pastor, Fr. Daniel, with any questions you may have.  If you are discovering Orthodox Christianity for the first time, we invite you to "come and see" as you join us in worship of the Holy Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Christ Is In Our Midst: Sunday Sermons

Sunday of Forgiveness - February 22, 2015

We are just about to begin the season of Great Lent. It is, of course, a time of fasting, and of preparing for Pascha. It is a kind of a journey. In fact, it is a period of exile. At the same time, it is an adventure. We may feel that it is unkind or hard on us; it pushes us in ways we don’t want to be pushed. And at the same time, it is itself a gift to us, and it leads us to priceless treasure. It leads us to the Cross and death. And then it reveals the Resurrection.

The Sunday of the Last Judgment - February 15, 2015

Both the Epistle and the Gospel for this Sunday of the Last Judgment point out the difference between a selfish attitude and a selfless one. We are called, of course, to be selfless. And here’s the amazing thing: the more we give ourselves away in love, the more we receive ourselves back as something even better. This is because God made us for love. When we love, we are are discovering who we are; we are becoming who we are. We are doing what we were created to do.

The Meeting of the Lord - February 2, 2015

Today is the feast of the Meeting of the Lord. Sometimes it’s referred to as the “Presentation of the Lord in the Temple.” In Greek, though, the name “Ypapandi” means “meeting” or “encounter.” And indeed, this is a feast that celebrates an encounter with God. Not only is this the feast of the encounter of righteous Simeon and St. Anna the prophetess with the Lord in the Temple in Jerusalem; it is also a feast of our encounter with the living God.

News from the Archdiocese and Patriarchate

Your prayers are requested for the abducted Archbishops, Metropolitan Paul (Boulos) Yazigi of the Church of Antioch, and Archbishop Yohanna Ibrahim of the Syrian Orthodox Church, both of Aleppo, Syria, as well as for all suffering Christians of Syria, Egypt and throughout the world.

For news concerning the Patriarchate of Antioch and the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America, visit the Archdiocese website here.

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America - News

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Sunday of Orthodoxy Photo Submissions

Thursday, 5 Feb 2015

Archbishop Jovan of Ohrid Released from Prison

Monday, 2 Feb 2015

Orthodox Bishops' Reflections on the March for Life

Friday, 30 Jan 2015

Assembly Launches National Study on Church Giving

Monday, 26 Jan 2015

Assembly Publishes New Report on Monastic Communities

Friday, 23 Jan 2015

Orthodox Scout Sunday is February 8

Monday, 19 Jan 2015

Assembly Delegation to Participate in March for Life

Monday, 12 Jan 2015

Orthodox Christian Network "Share the Light" Sunday is January 18

Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014

Nativity and Theophany Message 2014

Friday, 12 Dec 2014

Metropolitan Joseph Enthroned As Head of Antiochian Church in America

Monday, 8 Dec 2014

2014 Committee Reports Now Available

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

IOCC Sunday is November 23

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

Assembly of Bishops Issues Message to the Faithful, Statement on Middle East

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Assembly of Bishops Renews Commitment to Greater Cooperation, Applauds Work o...