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Greeting one another during Paschaltide (from Pascha (Easter) to Ascension):

Christ is risen! 
(responded with: Indeed, He is risen!)
Christos Voskrese! 
(Voistinu Voskrese!)  


Glory be to Jesus Christ! 
(responded with: Glory be forever!)
Slava Isusu Christu! 
(Slava Na Viki!)  


Welcome to Saint John The Baptist Orthodox Church. We are a parish of the Orthodox Christian Faith which was established on the day of Holy Pentecost in the Year 33 AD. Our parish community is a member of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the U.S.A. whose presiding bishop is His Eminence, Metropolitan Gregory of Nyssa.

The American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese is an autonomous diocese under the spiritual protection of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople of which His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I is the Primate.

Through this web site, we are pleased to be able to introduce you to the worship and fellowship as it is expressed in the life of our Parish. If you are a new member of our parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what our parish offers. Learn More ... 

Parish News

2022 Turkey Bingo Canceled
November 06, 2022
Due to multiple reasons, this year's Turkey Bingo has been canceled. Read more »

90th Anniversary of St. John the Baptist
September 11, 2022
90th Anniversary Weekend Celebration to occur October 8-9, 2022 Read more »

29th Garage Sale
September 09, 2022
St. John the Baptist's 29th Garage Sale will be September 16 and 17. There are plenty of items for children, the kitchen, the outdoors, and much, much more! Come Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 from 9am to 3pm each day. Cash only – rain or shine – no early birds – 2688 California Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pa 15212 – “look for the gold domes” – please call 412-748-0148 with any questions. Read more »

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Worship Schedule

English Divine Liturgy:  Sundays and Feast Days at 9:30 am

Other Services:
As Scheduled. Please consult Parish Calendar or Bulletin

Parish Calendar

Nativity Fast (Philip's Fast/Filipovka)
Nov 28
Fasting Day
Dec 2
Nativity Fast Paraklis to the Theotokos
Dec 2 9:30 am
Confessions Offered
Dec 3 11 am
Feast Day Vespers
Dec 3 4 pm

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