The Metropolis of Chicago consists of thirty-four parishes in Illinois, with another twenty-four parishes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, northern Indiana, and eastern and central Missouri. The general offices of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago are located in Chicago, Illinois.
Illinois Resolution SR-70
Illinois has become the forty-third State in our nation to adopt a resolution in support of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople (modern Istanbul, Turkey), the mother church of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and thousands of Orthodox Christians in the state.
Retreat Center Ground Breaking
On the Friday after Pascha, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago celebrated more than just the Feast of the Life-Giving Fountain. Hundreds of both Clergy and Laity gathered together in order to participate in the Official Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Saint Iakovos Retreat Center. Despite the cold and rainy weather conditions in Southern Wisconsin, the flame of Christ’s eternal presence both illuminated the souls, and warmed the hearts, of all the faithful in attendance. Click here to read more…
News & Upcoming – Recent Events
Strike: For Greece and Cyprus
Brunswick Deerbrook Lanes, 10 South Waukegan Road | Deerfield, Illinois 60015. Sponsored by National Philoptochos Board Members of the Metropolis of Chicago. For reservations and information contact: Carol Stamas, 847-681-0418 or email@example.com Joanne Stavrakas, 773-914-6048 or firstname.lastname@example.org Peggy Vranas, 847-674-5588 or PBJV@aol.com. Click the image to learn more.
The Annual Metropolis Quilt-a-thon on the south side of Chicago took place on Saturday, April 6, at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Hills, Illinois. It has been named and dedicated as "Maria Pazoles Memorial Quilt-a-thon" by His Grace Bishop Demetrios two years ago…to read more follow this link.
Apodosis of Pascha Vigil
St. Demetrios Church in Elmhurst will celebrate the Apodosis of Pascha with His Eminence, Metropolitan Iakovos on June 11, at 8:30. Click here for more info.
2103 Fanari Camper and Counselor Applications are now available. Forms are available as a single zip file. To download the form packet, click here.