St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral Accessible

Allison Park, Pennsylvania

St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Founded 1891

Diocese: Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania


8290 Thompson Run Rd
Allison Park, Pennsylvania 15101

Mailing address:

1600 Guyton Rd
Allison Park, PA 15101

Parish Contacts

V. Rev. Michael Senyo
Home: 412-366-4647
Archim. Pitirim (Stehnach)
Retired, Attached
V. Rev. Paul Suda
Retired, Attached
428 Fox Meadow Dr
Wexford, PA 15090-8676
V. Rev. Theodore Shomsky
Retired, Attached
201 S Circle Dr
Weirton, WV 26062
Home: 304-374-0038
V. Rev. John Sidor
Retired, Attached
501 Hazel Ave
Ellwood City, PA 16117
Home: 724-758-6744
V. Rev. Paul R Ziatyk
Retired, Attached
1131 Pacific Ave
Breckenridge, PA 15014-1206
Protodn. Michael Wusylko
111 Redmond Ct
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
Home: 412-551-4380
Office: 724-776-4776
Fax: 724-591-8724

Lay Leadership

Mrs. Larice Nescott
Choir Director
8364 Post Rd
Allison Park, PA 15101
Home: 412-367-8264
Mat. Susanne Senyo
Church School Coordinator


From Pennsylvania Turnpike (heading east)
Get off on exit 3.  Travel south on Rt 19 approx. 7 miles through 8-9 traffic lights.  At the last traffic light at North Allegheny High School, continue south.  On downgrade, get in right lane and exit on to McKnight Ave.  Turn left at fifth traffic light on to green belt, Peebles, and go through 2 traffic lights and turn right at third traffic light.  Proceed and bear right at next 4-way stop sign.  Proceed south on Thompson Run to next traffic light.  The Cathedral is on the left.  You may park in the swim club parking lot.

From Pennsylvania Turnpike (heading west)
Take Exit 4 and travel south towards Pittsburgh approximately 3-4 miles through ~7 traffic lights to the 8th at Auld’s Hardware (green belt).  Turn right on green belt.  Travel forward across railroad tracks, up hill through intersection of Mt Royal forward about 2 miles to traffic light at Duncan Manor shopping plaza.  Travel straight through 4-way stop sign to Thompson Run Road about 0.2 miles to next traffic light.  The Cathedral is on the left.  You may park in swim club parking lot.

From Pittsburgh
Take Parkway North (Rt 279) from Three Rivers Stadium or Veterans Bridge (Rt 579) to Parkway North (Rt 279) about 2-2.5 miles to exit 18 McKnight Rd.  Exit on to McKnight (exit from right) then bear left on McKnight. (then continue through business district or alternate below.)

Continuation: Business District
Travel north on McKnight through approximately 10 traffic lights through turnaround traffic light at Northway Mall to next traffic light at Peebles Rd (green belt).  Bear right up gentle ramp on to Peebles and travel through 2 traffic lights to the third.  Turn right at third traffic light (gas station on left). Travel past Allegheny Memorial park.  Bear right just before the 4-way stop sign on to Thompson Run Rd about 0.2 miles to the next traffic light.  St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is located diagonally on the left side.

Continuation: Alternate
After you have exited 279 at exit 18 McKnight Rd and beared left on to McKnight, proceed north on McKnight through 1 traffic light (Amoco gas station), up and down the hill, turn right off McKnight as you cross overpass bridge.  Turn left at the stop sign on to Babcock Blvd and travel 0.1-0.2 miles to the next traffic light.  Turn left on to Thompson Run Rd and travel 3.75 miles to the second traffic light.  St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is on the right.  If Sunday morning, you may park in the swim club parking lot.

Schedule of Services

Vespers / Confessions.
Saturday Evening

9:00 AM Church School and Adult class (September—May).  10:00 AM Divine Liturgy (9:30 AM during summer months) followed by coffee social in church hall.
Sunday Morning

7:00 PM Vigil
Eves of Great Feasts

9:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
Mornings of Great Feasts

Private Confessions are heard following Vespers on Saturday evenings or by appointment.  General Confession is held once a month.