On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church and Guardian Angel Orthodox Day School, both of Des Plaines, hosted the 4th Annual National Conference on Orthodox Christian Schools.
The Metropolis of Chicago, under the spiritual guidance of her beloved Hierarch, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos, consists of thirty-four parishes in Illinois, with another twenty-four parishes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, northern Indiana, and eastern and central Missouri.
The newly established St. Iakovos Retreat Center is a 138-acre facility located in beautiful Kansasville, WI on the 11-acre Friendship Lake with over 50 acres of pinewood forest. The St. Iakovos Retreat Center offers guests a unique quiet setting for all types of retreats and events.
The Religious Education Department of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago seeks to provide resources and training for our parish educators and volunteers to provide a firm foundation of faith and tradition for our Orthodox children and adults..