Christian Communities Together (CCT), the broadest ecumenical fellowship of Christian denominations in the U.S.A., today released a major new statement on concern for persecuted Christians around the world.
His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Fr George Pyle of St Anthony's Greek Orthodox Church in Springfield, Illinois, and Media Relations Director John C. Ackerman attended as guest the Governor Pat Quinn Gubernatorial Portrait Unveiling at the Illinois State Capitol in the Hall of Governors.
The Greek American Motorcycle Association (GAMA) and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago held the 5th Annual Motorcycle Blessing Service on May 7, 2017, at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen.
His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated services this morning at Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, Illinois. While at the church, he witnessed a new update to their famous Myrrh Emitting Icon of St John the Baptist. That icon on their Iconostasis has been emitting myrrh for the past few years.
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..