Our Community

Holy Ghost Orthodox Church was founded in 1894, and was the “Mother Church” for people of the Orthodox Christian faith in New England. Many emigres from Eastern Europe and the Middle East and Greece originally found their church home at Holy Ghost. You can read details about the beginnings of our church in its parish history, and more about the Orthodox Christian Church in general.

Our pastor is Rev. Mark Roosien. Father Mark is married to Matushka Claire, and they have three young children, Iva, Daniel, and Isaac.


Holy Ghost Church has

  • services in English
  • several ministries led by parish members
  • a food ministry to the hungry
  • church school and summer church school for children
  • adult study group meeting on Wednesday nights at 6:30 at the parish house next to the church (check the Calendar)
  • coffee and fellowship following Sunday Divine Liturgy

Holy Ghost Church is part of the

Members of our parish
range from ages 0-100, and everywhere in between. All are welcome in church community, where we pray, work, minister to others, and share our joys and sorrows.

Holy Ghost Orthodox Church
1510 E. Main Street, Bridgeport, CT
Mail: PO Box 55339, Bridgeport, CT 06610

Holy Ghost Orthodox Church
1510 East Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06608
Mail: PO Box 55339, Bridgeport, CT 06610