Saint Nicholas in Narol

St. Nicholas in Narol, is an Orthodox Church, part of the Archdiocese of Canada (Est. 1916) and Orthodox Church in America, whose is roots in North America date back to the established Russian Orthodox mission in Alaska in 1794, and was granted Autocephaly (self governance) in 1970.

We are located 20 minutes North of Winnipeg at 5635 Henderson Highway (Just south of Lockport) in the tiny village of Narol, and have for over a hundred years served the rural and suburban communities of Winnipeg, Selkirk, and the municipalities of East St. Paul and St. Clements.

We serve in English and on the New Calendar, but strive to live the Gospel teachings of Christ in the same way the pioneers who brought the Orthodox faith with them when they settled here from Western Ukraine.

Without forgetting our history and traditions, we has grown into a multi-generational and ethnic parish, proclaiming the saving work of Jesus Christ that has echoed throughout the ages.

Starting with humility.

This Sunday we begin our methodical and deliberate journey to the joyous feast of Pascha.  Although Great Lent formally begins on March 2nd, we are given the three preceding Sundays as an opportunity to understand what it is that we are journeying too, why it is important, and what the journey asks of us.  Through these three […]

"Let your light so shine…"

Something to consider as we light our candles and are illumined by them in our celebration of  the feast of the meeting of the Lord and the reception of the  “Light to enlighten the Gentiles” (Lk 2:32) “The candles lit before icons of saints reflect their ardent love for God for Whose sake they gave up […]

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