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  • Come and See

    Established in 1857, Holy Trinity Cathedral is the oldest Orthodox parish in the contiguous United States. The present temple was built in 1909 to replace an earlier church destroyed by the 1906 earthquake and fire… More

  • St. John the Baptist

    This Friday, August 29th, we commemorate the great forerunner of Christ, John the Baptist.  Join us for Great Vespers Thursday evening at 6:00 pm, and again for Divine Liturgy Friday morning at 9:00.  Read more about his life here.

  • Happy New Year!

    September 1st marks the beginning of a new ecclesiatical year. Having just commemorated the falling asleep of the Theotokos, we begin the new year with her Nativity followed by the Exaltation of the Precious Cross-- two great feasts in the month of September. Mark your calendars and join us in celebration!

  • This Week

    Tomorrow

    1. Vespers 6:00pm

    Saturday, September 6th

    1. Vigil 6:00pm

    Sunday, September 7th

    1. Divine Liturgy 10:00am
    2. Festal Vigil 6:00pm

    Monday, September 8th

    1. Nativity of the Theotokos
    2. Divine Liturgy 9:00am

Welcome to Holy Trinity

We gather for worship on Saturday evening and on Sunday Morning. We are old. We are young. We are middle aged. Some are married, some are single. Many of us have come to the Orthodox Church after years of searching. The Orthodox Church is the historical Church, which was founded on the day of Pentecost in Jerusalem and spread throughout Judea and finally the world. In our services we celebrate the great truths of the Christian Faith.

Holy Trinity Cathedral is named after the Godhead; God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. This is particularly significant in that the Trinitarian understanding of the Godhead based upon the revelation of God, is uniquely Christian. The Orthodox Church has often been referred to as "the Church of the Holy Trinity" because of her commitment to the critical necessity of maintaining the Trinitarian faith. If God is One yet Three Persons as He has revealed Himself to be, and if we are created in the image and likeness of God, then understanding and living out this Trinitarian nature is critical to our life and faith...

  • May 15 2012

August 29: The Beheading of the Holy Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John

The prophet of God John openly denounced Herod for having left his lawful wife, the daughter of the Arabian king Aretas, and then instead cohabiting with Herodias, the wife of his brother Philip (Luke 3:19-20). On his birthday, Herod made a feast for dignitaries, the elders and a thousand chief citizens. Salome, the daughter of Herod, danced before the guests and charmed Herod. In gratitude to the girl, he swore to give her whatever she would ask, up to half his kingdom.

The vile girl on the advice of her wicked mother Herodias asked that she be given the head of John the Baptist on a platter. Herod became apprehensive, for he feared the wrath of God for the murder of a prophet, whom earlier he had heeded. He also feared the people, who loved the holy Forerunner...

  • Aug 27 2014

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