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Welcome to Our Parish!

Welcome to the parish website of St.Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Montreal.  Our parish is part of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia under the Moscow Patriarchate.  We are in the Canadian Diocese under the omophorion of His Eminence Gabriel, Archbishop of Montreal and Canada,

Our parish was founded in 1927 and has been at its present location on St.Joseph boulevard West since 1964.  We celebrate vigil and Liturgy services on all Sundays, the twelve great feast days and other select feast days, and maintain a comprehensive schedule during Great Lent.  Services are scheduled according to the old-style Julian calendar.

Parishioners are comprised mainly of Russian immigrants, immigrants from other Slav countries, as well as Quebecers.  We welcome all who seek a place of worship, a place to gather together and pray, a place to rest from the daily chores of secular life.

We invite you to browse through our website to get to know more about us, about the Christian Orthodox Faith, the tradition of the Russian Orthodox Church and culture, our service schedules, as well as to view information on past events and upcoming events.  This web site still being under construction, we welcome all useful comments to help improve it.

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10/20/15Annual St Herman's Youth Conference 2015 -

Please see below for more information.

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St Herman's Youth Conference 2015

The annual St. Herman Youth Conference will take place December 22-26, 2015 with the blessings of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad. Hosting parish this year will be the Nativity of the Mother of God Church in Albany, New York, USA.

Youth between the ages of 16 and young adult may participate. A trip to the Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville will take place and there will be wonderful lectures, incredibly beautiful hierarchal services with two bishops, workshops on spiritual and contemporary issues as well as great social activities.   Clergy of the Russian Church Abroad will lead discussions and be present for questions and social activities.

The registration fee of $ 325.00 includes all lectures, activities, meals and lodging (quad occupancy). Transportation will be provided from the hotel to all activities and services in the church.

If you register before the deadline, a $ 50.00 discount will be applied. The deadline for registration will be November 20th.

Please register early as space is limited. The registration deadline is November 20, 2015. You may register online and any questions may be directed to the conference organizers on the contacts page.

The Holy Kursk Root Icon of The Mother of God will be present throughout the conference this year.

Click here to view Poster Conference 2015

Click here to view brochure

Click here to view video

Click here to view report on the 2014 Conference

Click here to view report on the 2013 Conference


More information can also be obtained by speaking directly with either Archbishop Gabriel or Father George Lagodich here in our parish.   Depending on how many of our youth register to attend we may be able to organize transportation from Montreal directly to the conference facilities in Albany, New York USA.  

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