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St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church – Troy, NY

St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church has a storied past that dates back to its founding in 1926 by a small community of Greek immigrants seeking to establish a place of worship and preserve their cultural heritage. Over the years, the church has grown both in size and influence, becoming a focal point for Greek Americans and Orthodox Christians in the Capital District.

The architecture of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church is truly awe-inspiring. The exterior is adorned with intricate mosaics and a majestic dome, reminiscent of the grandeur of ancient Byzantine churches. The interior is equally breathtaking, featuring stunning iconography, and meticulously hand-painted frescoes.

At the heart of St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church is its commitment to worship and spiritual growth. The church follows the sacred traditions of the Greek Orthodox faith, emphasizing liturgical worship, sacraments, and prayer. The Divine Liturgy, celebrated in Greek and English, offers an experience of communal worship, where the faithful engage in heartfelt prayers, hymns, and rituals connecting them to centuries of Orthodox Christian history.

Nearly a century later, St. Basil Church continues to thrive. It is a family friendly parish with a strong community atmosphere. Fr. Emmanuel Mantzouris and the Parish Council lead the church in serving the local community. They hold Orthros on Sunday mornings at 8:30am and Divine Liturgy daily. Live streaming of services is also available on the church’s website,