Holy Epiphany Russian Orthodox Church
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia


Sunday, 17 / 30 April
Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women
9 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy
1 PM Panikhida and blessing of graves at Forest Hills Cemetery
Friday, 22 April / 5 May
6 PM All-night Vigil
Saturday, 23 April / 6 May
St. George the Trophy-bearer
9 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy
6 PM All-night Vigil
Sunday, 24 April / 7 May
Sunday of the Paralytic
9 AM Hours & Divine Liturgy
Saturday, 30 April / 13 May
6 PM All-night Vigil


The official parish Facebook page, Holy Epiphany Russian Orthodox Church will have announcements, schedules, news, pictures and videos, which will be posted regularly.

Parishioners and friends can join the "Parishioners of Holy Epiphany Church (Boston)" to share personal photos, relevant articles, and other informative posts that would be of interest to fellow parishioners.


Accessibility & Expansion Project

directions pic Construction has started!  Regular services at the church continue during the renovations. Services are now being held in the chapel, located in the church house.


Welcome to the web site of Holy Epiphany Russian Orthodox Church in Boston, Massachusetts!  We are a parish of the Diocese of Eastern America and New York of The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.  We invite you to explore our web site to learn more about us and about Orthodox Christianity.


What's New

04/01/17Photo Album has been updated! -
Construction continues. See the progress in the latest photo album.
front of church
Local government officials and community leaders visited our parish on March 3!
group photo


03/30/17Schedule of Services -

The schedule for Holy week has been posted to the website.  On the Service Schedule page, (News & Information\Service Schedule) one will find the bi-monthly schedule in a PDF format, a printable monthly calendar and the option to synchronize the schedule to your smartphone's calendar.

09/20/16Bishop Nicholas’ Fundraising Appeal -
Sep 19 sermon
Bishop Nicholas called on the faithful to donate generously for the beautification of the church. Photos and video are posted on the Multimedia video and photo album pages.


Upcoming Events


Donating Stocks Instead of Cash

Here is a document describing the general process for donating stock.

Gift Card Fundraiser

Support the Accessibility & Expansion Project by purchasing gift cards for your weekly purchases.


Easter Donation


Fr. Victor, the clergy and the parish council congratulate all the parishioners and worshipers with the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord. Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

Confession & Communion for Easter
Confession for Pascha starts Friday evening April 7 (Vespers & Matins - Lazarus Saturday)
Please note that on April 12, Holy Wednesday, confession starts at 5:30 p.m.

Schedule for the Blessing of Easter Baskets:
April 15, Holy Saturday 1:30p.m., 9:00 p.m., 9:15 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Blessing of baskets.
April 16, Midnight Matins and Divine Liturgy. After the services, blessing of baskets.
April 16, 2:00 p.m.: Vespers. After the service, blessing of baskets.

We still have a limited amount of kuliches and cheese "paschas" for sale. We also have children's kulich decorating kits; each kit includes a small kulich, glaze, decorations and a basket.
You can buy yours 15 minutes before and after the Holy Week Services (see schedule online). There will be kuliches and cheese "paschas" for sale at the Blessings while supplies last.

Bright Monday
Traditionally, after Liturgy, children carry the icons in the procession around the church.

Accessibility & Expansion Project Fundraising

With your help,
the cupola will be all gold.

Help pay down

the loan here!

Expansion Fund


file_pic 2016 Final Progress Report
file_pic Donor Reply Card


We exceeded our goal and
collected over $308,000 in 2016.
Thank you for your generosity!

The total remaining to repay our loan
is nearly $1,192,000.
Please help us pay down the loan.
We appreciate your support.

The Gardens Cemetery's Orthodox Garden and Chapel Update

The Orthodox Garden and Holy Resurrection Chapel are located at The Gardens Cemetery, in West Roxbury. Several 9-day, 40-day and 1-year memorial services have been conducted within the Holy Resurrection Chapel.

Click on either image to browse the 2-page brochure.

The Gardens Cemetery is proud to support the expansion of the Holy Epiphany Russian Orthodox Church.

Accessibility & Expansion Project 2016 Fundraising Has Begun

  • March 3, 2016, our parish received the long-sought-after building permit for the project
  • March 22, we received a letter from the bank approving our loan application.
  • March 27, at the General Parish Meeting, the Parish Council was given the authority to sign the construction contract.
  • We anticipate work to begin in Autumn 2016!
  • We need to collect $300,000 by December 31, in order to meet our fundraising needs as a parish.

Click on images for letter, donor reply card, and on-line donation option.


apr2016 fundraising letter apr2016 reply  

Holy Epiphany Russian Orthodox Church  --  963 South Street  --  Boston, MA 02131-2309  --  (617) 327-3663


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