Upcoming Services & Events
Monday, November 12th
12:30 p.m. St. Elizabeth Book Circle
7:00 p.m. Parish Council Meeting
Wednesday, November 14th
Beginning of the Nativity Fast
Saturday, November 17th
5:00 Great Vespers
Sunday, November 18th
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Third Sunday Food Sale
Konevets Quartet - 09/08/18
The Konevets Quartet, the male vocal ensemble from St. Petersburg, Russia, will return to northeast Ohio on Friday, September 14th. They will sing the festal Divine Liturgy of the Elevation of the Cross at Holy Trinity beginning at 9:00 AM and present a concert of both sacred and secular music that same evening at Holy Trinity beginning at 7:30 PM. No admission--just a free-will offering will be appreciated. Holy Trinity Orthodox Church is located at 6822 Broadview Road in Parma. Come celebrate the feast and enjoy the sounds of this remarkable ensemble from Russia.
We welcome Father Yves and Matushka Katerina Babich to our spiritual family. Father Yves has retired from his pastoral duties at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Lakewood; and Bishop Paul has attached him to our parish.
Ordination of Fr. Jacob Hatch to the Priesthood
The Ordination to the Holy Priesthood of Fr. Jacob Hatch by His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania on behalf of Archbishop Alexander. Celebrated on February 4th, 2018.
Congratulations to Fr. Jacob Hatch and his family. May God grant you many years! AXIOS!
Fr. Alexander Schmemann on the Pre Lenten Sundays
Embraced by Faith - Archpriest Vladimir Berzonsky
In Memoriam: Archpriest John M. Klembara
Archpriest John M. Klembara, 86, fell asleep in the Lord on Friday, December 15, 2017.
Born on June 24, 1931, Father John was a 1954 graduate of Saint Tikhon’s Seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood on September 30, 1956. He earned his Masters of Divinity degree from Ashland College in 1980. He served as a parish priest for 43 years and as an Orthodox Chaplain for the Veterans Administration for 30 years. Upon his retirement he was named Pastor Emeritus of Saint Andrew Church, Maple Heights, OH.
Father John is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Matushka Olga [Shuga] Klembara; his loving children Deborah Klembara, Timothy John [Patricia] Klembara, and Naomi [Bob] Reilly; and grandchildren Rachael, Zachary, Noah, Nathan, Bobby, and Danny. He is further survived by his brother-in-law, Archpriest Stephen [Matushka Emily] Shuga. He was predeceased by his brother, Michael and his wife Anne Klembara, and his brother-in-law, Archpriest Andrew Shuga and his wife Matushka Mitzi.
Visitation will begin at Holy Trinity Church, 6822 Broadview Road, Parma, OH at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 17. The Funeral for a Priest will be celebrated at 7:00 p.m. On Monday, December 18, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at Holy Trinity Church. Private interment will be held at Saint Tikhon’s Monastery Cemetery, South Canaan, PA on Tuesday, December 19.
Donations in Father John’s memory may be made to Saint Tikhon’s Seminary, PO Box 130, South Canaan, PA 18459-0130.
May Father John’s memory be eternal!
Holy Transfiguration - Blessing of Fruit
Motercycles for Kenya
Mission accomplished! Kenyan clergy receive motorcycles as a result of the Midwest faithful’s tremendous generosity!
Champions of Faith
The Champions of Faith Wax Museum was presented by our 3rd—7th grade church school students. The “wax figures” came to life and shared their stories.
Photos from the Service of Pentecost Vespers of Kneeling and Celebratory gathering
We Welcome Bp/ Paul
We were honored to host His Grace Bishop Paul on his archpastoral visit
Fr. John Klembara receives a Synodal Gramota
We congratulate Fr. John Klembara to whom Bishop Paul presented the SYNODAL GRAMOTA. This Gramota is a high honor given by the entire Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America, in this case in recognition of Fr. John’s sixty years of pastoral service. Holy Trinity Church has been blessed to have Fr. John and Matushka Olga become part of the parish family these past several years, and we wish them “God’s blessings of health, peace, salvation and all good things for many years!”
First Confession Class - 2016
Photos from Christmas Eve
Photos of this years Christmas Pageant
Icons of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
Enjoy these slide shows of the Icons adorning our Temple