With a heavy heart and profound sadness, we report the passing our beloved Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. He was 89 years old. May his memory be eternal.
On May 19, Chicagoans had the opportunity to venerate a myrrh-streaming Greek Orthodox icon from Pennsylvania that’s been associated with many miracles.
Christos Anesti! Christ is Risen! Here is the Paschal Encyclical from His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. Have a blessed Pascha!
St. Nicholas Shrine at the World Trade Center will be a church, a museum, and a place to remember the victims of 9/11. Join us on our VIP tour.
Greek Orthodox Navy Chaplain, Father David C. Hostetler hosted the very first Japanese Epiphany Blessing of the Waters. Learn about the event, and meet Father David.
Read the Christmas Encyclical 2016, by the spiritual father of the Metropolis of Chicago, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos.
Two distinguished gentlemen from the Chicago Metropolis were recently invested as Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Meet the new Archons.
Another parish is celebrating a milestone anniversary. The community of St. Andrew Chicago will commemorate their 90th anniversary on December 3.
Yesterday, a Lutheran Seminary in Chicago presented Archbishop Demetrios with the 9th century Codex 1424, long missing from a Greek monastery.
Annunciation Cathedral of Chicago will soon kick off a yearlong celebration in anticipation of their 125th anniversary celebration. Learn more about Chicago’s historic Cathedral.
The Annunciation Cathedral of San Francisco sustained extensive damage during an earthquake in 1989. This historic community stands strong, and rebuilding efforts are in full force as they prepare to celebrate their 95th anniversary.
Assumption Church in Homer Glen, IL, known as the “little church that wouldn’t go away”, celebrates its 100th anniversary with a myrrh-streaming icon and a thriving parish.