Saint Nicholas Russian Orthodox (formerly a Greek Catholic) Church
Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church
SALEM MA 01970-4038

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This stone confused us about the identity of this church.
See the pastor’s explanation at the foot of this page.

Our Church was established in 1901 as an eastern-rite Catholic Church.

In 1908, it was received into the Russian Orthodox Church.

1970, together with hundreds of other parishes in the United States and 
Canada, our parish became part of the newly-formed Orthodox Church in 
America, whose independence was granted by the Russian Orthodox Church.

Since 1970, we have been "Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church", a parish of 
the Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of New England.

We are not part of the Russian Orthodox Church, although in places the 
name of the Church is displayed as 'St Nicholas Russian Orthodox 
Church'.  The updates take time.

Hope this helps.

See our website for more information:

Fr Theophan

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