Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit Orthodox Church
Archpriest Steven C. Kostoff
4285 Ashland Ave, Cincinnati OH 45212 - (513) 351-0907

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Saturdays - Great Vespers at 6:00pm *

Sundays - Divine Liturgy at 9:30am †

* Great Vespers and Lenten Weekday Services Open to the Public

Parishioner Online Signup for Divine Liturgy (password-protected)

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The Fifth Week:

Wed. April 14, 6:00pm - Presanctified Liturgy

Thu. April 15, 7:00pm - Great Canon w/Life of St Mary of Egypt

Fri.  April 16, 7:00pm - Akathist Hymn

All Lenten services open to the public... Come and see!


St Mary of Egypt - The Fifth Sunday
St Mary of Egypt - The Fifth Sunday

The Fifth Sunday:

St Mary of Egypt (April 18)

  • Sat. April 17, 6:00pm - Great Vespers
  • Sun. April 18, 9:30am - Divine Liturgy of St Basil
  • Sun. April 18, 4:00pm - Lenten Zoom Retreat

Special Liturgical Texts for Vespers & Liturgy

Service of Typika (Reader's Service, General Text)

Explore our Great Lent Resource Pages


Join us for the Journey of Lent, the Journey to Pascha!

2021 Lenten Zoom Retreat, April 11 & 18



The Iconography of Holy Week & Pascha

presented by Fr. Andrew Tregubov

Two Consecutive Sundays:

April 11 & 18, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Full info and online sign up on our special 2021 Lenten Zoom Retreat Page.

We hope you can join us!


Welcome to Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit

. . . a parish of the Orthodox Church in America,

'The Ancient Faith in Contemporary Cincinnati'


Which exists by the grace and to the glory of the Living God, so that the Glorious Gospel of His Son Jesus Christ may be proclaimed in an Orthodox manner as the Apostolic Faith which was "once for all delivered to the saints" (Jude 3).

We hope you will explore our website to learn more about our parish life and the Orthodox Christian Church, and we invite you to "come and see..."


For Our Daily Rule

Today's Scripture, Saints & Prologue

- The daily readings right here on our website



The Path - Daily scripture & commentary, inspired by the Saints

Search the Scriptures - Accessible Bible study for busy people

Daily Orthodox Scriptures - Reading Through the Bible in One Year

The Whole Counsel of God - Verse By Verse Through The Scriptures

Browse more podcasts from Ancient Faith Radio...

Archbishop Paul


His Eminence,
The Most Reverend Paul,
Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest,
Orthodox Church in America

From Archbishop Paul...

Midwest Diocese Website




Online Prayer Requests

Online Prayer Requests
- Use our online form to submit prayer requests, or to sign up for our prayer chain. Try it out, on our Ministries page.




Explore Parish Life through our Website

Our Parish Family, 2017!
Our Parish Family, 2017!
Our Parish Family, 2017!
Our parish website has numerous helpful resources, which will tell you a great deal about our church family and life, as well as about the Orthodox Christian Faith. Here is a brief overview of what you can find here; just click on each section link to learn more. Please direct any specific questions to our pastor, Fr Steven Kostoff.
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Learn more about our new Online Donation platform on our Parish News page.


Back in Print - New, Expanded Edition!

Meaning, Preparation & Practice

by Archpriest Steven C. Kostoff


Third Edition, with a new Epilogue by the author


Seekers, catechumens and Orthodox faithful alike will be blessed by this trustworthy and inspiring guide to the Divine Liturgy and the Life in Christ, composed by our pastor, a faithful presbyter of the Orthodox Church in America.


Paperback, 64 pages, full color cover; $9.99 retail.

Follow this link for 20% discount! Learn more and order here...

Parish Icon - The Holy Mandylion

The Patronal Icon of our Parish, by the hand of Fr. Andrew Tregubov
The Patronal Icon of our Parish, by the hand of Fr. Andrew Tregubov
The Patronal Icon of our Parish, by the hand of Fr. Andrew Tregubov

Learn about our Parish Patronal Feast, the Miraculous Image associated with it, and its amazing story through these special resources:


'Image Not Made By Hands' (Aug 16)

Patronal Feast and Icon of the Parish

Read this OCA article about the history and feast of the 'Image Not Made By Hands'

Download and explore our extensive Orthodox resources on the Holy Mandylion and the Shroud of Turin  (A special PDF handout from our 2019 Fall Retreat on the Shroud of Turin, with embedded links to books, articles, videos and more.)


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Conveniently Located in Norwood, Ohio

Visit our Directions page for turn-by-turn driving instructions, and Google Maps, from anywhere in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit Orthodox Church
'The Ancient Faith in Contemporary Cincinnati'
4285 Ashland Ave; Cincinnati, OH 45212 U.S.A.
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CHRISTIAN EDUCATION — From our Church School program, to our Summer Bible Study, Fall Adult Classes, and Spiritual Retreats, and more, Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit offers many opportunities for deepening our faith while growing in fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. Come and join us!


MONASTIC MATTERS  —  Monasticism is essential to the life of the Orthodox Church. Did you know there are about 100 Orthodox monasteries in North America,  several within only a 3-4 hour drive from us? Explore some unique features, videos and articles on Orthodox monastic life, including our annual Parish Monastery Retreats, and much more. On our Monasteries page...


WELCOME - LET'S GET ACQUAINTED! — Get to know us through photos of parish life and of new members to Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit. Also, photos honoring Fr Steven's 30 years at Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit. All this and much more on our Photo & Video Gallery page.


PARISH MINISTRIES  —  Christ the Savior-Holy Spirit members serve in various capacities within the church, and our parish helps support various ministries in our local neighborhood, as well as regionally and even internationally. Our Ministries page describes this vibrant area of parish life in more detail. Select ministries have their own pages with additional information. If you're wondering where you might put your God-given talents to work, this is a good place to start!

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