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St. John Chrysostom Albanian Orthodox Church

Witnessing to the fullness of the Orthodox Faith in the City of Philadelphia

Divine Liturgy with Father Kakhaber Kurtanidze (Fr. Kai) every Sunday at 10:00

237 N 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-563-0979

All Services in English

To all parishioners, friends and new church members,

Come join the church and pray to Lord Jesus for blessings of joy and prosperity. We welcome all visitors to the church for Sunday prayers every week. Let’s come together and join us in praying Lord Jesus for making this world a peaceful and a better place.


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Albanian Archdiocesan Assembly
And Ordinations and Consecration of our Bishop Elect, Nikodhim at St. George Cathedral, Boston, MA on Saturday, September 16th.
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Bishop Elect, Nikodhim will visit our parish
September 24th. Also, one year memorial for Jonathan Rhodes.
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Vesperal Liturgy
September 23rd at 5:00pm
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Episcopal Ordination of Bishop-Elect NIKODHIM (Preston)

By the Grace of God, The Very Reverend Achmandrite Nikodhim will be ordained Bishop Of the Albanian Orthodox Archdiocese in America. During the Divine Liturgy at Saint George Albanian Orthodox Cathedral Saturday, September 16th Matins beginning at 9:00am followed by The Hierarchial Divine Litrugy and Ordination beginning at 10:00am Luncheon to follow in the Athanas Auditorium We look forward to celebrating with you!

Recent Livestreams

Recent Photo Albums

Lazurus Sat & Palm Sunday - 04/09/23

The children celebrated the Divine Liturgy then went upstairs to make Meshe. They had many crafts to make and a wonderful pizza party. The adults made crosses out of the palms to be distributed on Sunday. Palm Sunday was celebrated by around 100 parishioners.

Women's Dance Party - 03/04/23

Celebrating International Women’s Day. 

Icon Auction Part II - 01/29/23

Icon Auction Part I - 01/22/23

 Part 1 of our Annual Icon Auction raised over $7,000.00 for our Parish.


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