St. Nicholas Orthodox Church (OCA)
67 Saratoga Street
Cohoes, NY 12047
Baptism of John Richard DiSorbo

On Sunday May 28th 2023, we baptized John Richard DiSorbo.  John Richard is the son of Danielle and Daniel DiSorbo.  His grandparents are Helen and Richard DiBacco.  May God grant them many happy healthy years and we are pleased he is part of our growing community!

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Baptism of Maxim Edward Nicholas Izzo

On Saturday May 27, 2023 we baptized Maxim Edward Nicholas Izzo.  He is the son of Megan and Paul Izzo.  Nicholas Izzo Jr, his uncle, was the godfather.  May God grant him many happy healthy years!

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A great big thank you to all the vendors who participated in today's
Flea Market/Craft Fair
And thank you to all who helped from 
St. Nicholas and friends to make it a
Flea Market/Craft Fair May 12, 2023

Today, May 13, we held a very successful flea market/craft fair....We thank Guptills for allowing us to use their parking facilites once again, which made things run more smootly for us.  We hope to continue in September.... Please keep watching...

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Thoroughbred Blessing

On Saturday, April 22, we ventured up to Ballston Spa and Stillwater to bless the thoroughbreds owned by Janina Miszkiewicz.

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Holy Saturday and Pascha, April 16, 2023

Dear Parishioners and Friends:
      Christ is Risen! Xpucmoc Bockpece! Hristos a inviat! Christi Unjal! Almasiya Quam!
I want to extend to you blessings during this Bright Week. We had very good attendance at the services during Holy Week averaging around 30. On Pascha morning we set a record. 108 people passed through our doors and around 75 stayed for the whole service.  The basement was full for the agape meal at the end. There were many compliments on how beautiful the church looked with all of the flowers and that the choir was outstanding. Thanks to all who made Pascha a great day!   Fr. T

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Preparing palms and pussy willows for Palm Sunday 4/9/23

Installation of Officers 3/12/23

On March 5, 2023, at our annual meeting, we elected a new board based on the new By-Laws that were passed at that same meeting… On March 12 we installed the officers with his Eminence Archbishop Michael’s blessing.  
… the following people were sworn in:

Barbara Gerzonich, trustee, President; Brother David Ferencz, trustee Secretary; Joseph Molesky, trustee Treasurer; Tatiana Mazur, trustee Financial Secretary; David Oreshan, trustee at large; Stephen Barsigian, trustee at large; Victor Shashilov, trustee at large…

May God grant them a successful, healthy and happy year as parish council members.  Многая лета!

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Welcome to our Parish

Welcome to St Nicholas Orthodox Church!  We hope you will enjoy your visit.  We are a parish of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA), serving Christ in the Cohoes and Greater Albany Capital Region.  Our liturgical services are primarily in English with small sections in Church Slavonic, Romanian, Greek or Arabic depending on the needs of the congregation at that time.

Our parish has an average of 35 people for a Sunday Liturgy with an outreach of over 100 who come to our church at some point in the church year. Our church is mainly composed of second and third generation people with origins from Lemkovyna (a region now part of Ukraine, Poland and Slovakia).

Recently, our church has become the spiritual home of a smattering of immigrants from Romania, Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus, Russia and our own community here in America. Our mission is to expand our Christian family by embracing all people who want to share a life in Christ and to be the home for people of all backgrounds.

For information regarding church matters only please call Fr. Terenti at 518-369-2430. DO NOT CALL THIS NUMBER FOR FLEA MARKET QUESTIONS. For flea market inquiries please call 518-867-4102 or email us at:

Monthly Bulletin/Calendar

The monthly bulletin is available by clicking "Monthly Bulletin" on the top menu and following the link. The monthly calendar which lists the services and meetings for the month is available by going to the "Schedule" link on the top. Certain parts of the bulletin are not provided on this website, for example candle listings. If you contact Fr. Terenti, he can provide those to you. 


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