St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church
Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania
Orthodox Church in America
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Welcome to St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church



Thank you for visiting the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church website.  Our parish is part of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) and the Archdiocese of the Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. We are located 22 miles south of Pittsburgh less than one(1) mile from exit 43 (Houston) on Interstate 79.  We hope you will "come and see" and visit us very soon.

From Fr. Joe
Messages 2017

Fr. Joe's Paschal Message


Important message

The merger/sale between Verizon and AOL has caused a change in Fr. Joe's email address.  The new one is similar. It is

Unfortunately this process has resulted in an almost complete loss of data.

I am working on the restoration.  Please be patient.

Watch and love,

Fr. Joe

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    "Upcoming Events"


Addresses to send Pachal Greetings to the shut-in/ill friends of the parish.

Holy Week and Pascha Service Schedule

Holy Friday and Pascha Procession Responsibilities


Archpastoral Letters

Archpastoral Letters from

Metropolitan Tikhon's 2017 Paschal Message

The Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church in America on Sincerely Held Religious Beliefs Regarding Marriage

His Beatitude Tikhon concerning "Same Sex Marriages"

His Eminence Melchisidek concerning "Same Sex Marriages"

Metropolitan Theodosius' New Address

Metropolitan Theodosius Lazor
Transitions Health Care
90 Humbert Lane
Washington, PA 15301
Front Desk Phone: 724-228-5666

601 Boone Ave., Canonsburg, PA 15317  Archpriest Joseph Oleynik, Pastor  724.745.8216 (Rectory) 724.745.9776 (Social Hall)

Saturday Vespers 6:00pm   Sunday Eucharist 9:30am    Services in English    Ample Parking-Handicap Access

Ancient Faith Radio
Local IOCC Calendar of Pan Orthodox Events

Pittsburgh Area Orthodox Churches and Events

Orthodoxy in America