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

Great Martyr Dēmḗtrios the Myrrh-gusher (Oct 26)
Great Martyr Dēmḗtrios the Myrrh-gusher (Oct 26)


Today's Scripture  | Today's Saints  |  Today's Prologue



Saturdays - Great Vespers at 6:00pm

Sundays - Hours and Divine Liturgy at 9:10am


COVID Directives of August 23:

Masks recommended for the unvaccinated at all services

Masks provided | Coffee Hour following the Divine Liturgy has resumed

Read our latest Covid-19 update (Aug 23)

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This Week


18th Sunday after Pentecost (Oct 24)

Martyr Arethas and 4,299 Martyrs with him,

Joy of All Who Sorrow Icon


  • Sat.  Oct. 23, 6:00pm - Great Vespers
  • Sun. Oct. 24, 9:10am - Hours & Divine Liturgy,
    • Church School
    • Fellowship Hour

Special Liturgical Texts for this weekend

Service of the Typika (Readers Service, General Text) 



Full info and links to order the book are on this special page.



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Late registrations welcome! Contact Fr Steven or Terrie Sauer.


Classes and Church School





Church School & Youth Group:

Glimpses of our Worship Services

With the Fear of God, with Faith and Love!

Communion of the Apostles
Communion of the Apostles
Communion of the Apostles
It is always helpful to remind ourselves of how we are practicing our Orthodox Faith. At the heart of that "practice" is our preparation for, and reception of, the Eucharist.  Therefore, I have attached a document dealing with our preparation, so that it be in a "worthy manner."  This article goes into some depth in explaining the meaning and purpose behind preparing to receive Holy Communion.   These are meant to be guidelines that assist in creating a "eucharistic discipline" rather than an air-tight set of "rules" that are meant to be legalistically adhered to. Please contact me with any questions...

In Christ,
Fr. Steven


A Guide to the Divine Liturgy

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 beloved pastor, a faithful presbyter of the Orthodox Church in America.

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

Full info here, plus special link to order with a 20% discount!

Christian Education

Contact Fr. Steven for info on our current classes. Classes are always posted on our pop-up calendar.

Church School

Fall Adult Class

Summer Bible Study

Inquirers/Catechetical Class

Diaconal Class


Feasts, Fasts and Saints

All Saints of North America
All Saints of North America


about the
Great Feasts,
Fasting Cycles,
and the Saints of North America,
through our special section:

Feasts, Fasts and Saints!


Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1
Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1
Protection of the Theotokos, Oct 1




Here are a number of websites offering the daily scripture readings, as well as excellent summaries of the lives of the saints for each day.

Today's Scripture, Saints and Prologue Readings - Wonderful summaries of the lives of the Saints.

Saints of North America - Icons, Lives and Troparia/Kontakia for our beloved saints of North America

St Herman of Alaska - Special Resource Section - Video, Audio, Articles, Icons, Suggested Books, much more.

St John of San Francisco - Special Resource Page - Artcles and Resources on one of the most beloved sants of our own time.

Saint of the Day Podcast on Ancient Faith Radio