Today a 40 Day Memorial Service was held on the actual 40th day following the repose of Metropolitan Iakovos of blessed memory at the St Anthony Chapel in the Metropolis of Chicago Offices. The service was attended by the staff of the Metropolis of Chicago.
The 40 Day Memorial took place this past Sunday, July 9th, for Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. The service was officiated by Archbishop Demetrios of America with Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit and Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos.
A brief video overview of the life of our esteemed Spiritual Father.
The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Clergy Syndesmos expresses its deep mourning and sense of loss at the falling asleep in the Lord of our Father and Shepherd Metropolitan Iakovos.
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is mourning the passing of Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, 89, who fell asleep in the Lord last night, June 2, 2017, at Chicago’s Weiss Memorial Hospital following a short illness.
With the most profound sorrow and sense of loss, yet with confident hope in the Resurrection we sadly inform the faithful and clergy of the Holy Metropolis of Chicago that our spiritual father, His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, fell asleep in the Lord this Friday evening, June 2, 2017, following a sudden, unexpected illness.
40 East Burton Place is the historic home of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago. Recognized throughout the nation and located in the heart of Gold Coast, neighboring Downtown Chicago, the Metropolis Offices and St Anthony's Chapel are located within it's walls.
The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, together with the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and the Hellenic Society of Constantinople, and in association with the Greek America Foundation, hosted “Engineering An Ancient Empire And Its Legacy Today” at the 37th Annual Commemoration of the Fall of Constantinople.
Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, visited St Anthony Greek Orthodox Church in Springfield on Sunday, May 28. Bishop Demetrios presided at Sunday services, visited afterwards with the local Greek Orthodox community, and later in the evening attend a dinner/dance celebrating the parish’s 60th Anniversary in Springfield.
Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago officially opened the 36th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics this morning to a massive gathering of youth, parents, coaches and clergy from throughout the Metropolis of Chicago. This yearly event, which is personal joy for Metropolitan Iakovos, is the largest event of the Metropolis of Chicago.
Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago officially opened the 36th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics this morning to a massive gathering of youth, parents, coaches and clergy from throughout the Metropolis of Chicago.
This past weekend thousands of Orthodox clergy and parishioners from throughout Chicagoland, including Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, came to St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Des Plaines, Illinois, to see the Kardiotissa, “The Tender Heart” myrrh-flowing, miraculous icon of the Virgin Mary from St George Greek Orthodox Church in Taylor, Pennsylvania.
ishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, was warmly welcomed to Milwaukee by parishioners of Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, 2017.
Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, the head of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, visited Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Merrillville, Indiana, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, to officiate the Vesper Service for the Patron Saints of the parish.
The Panhellenic Motorcycle Association of Northern Indiana hosted the 3rd Annual Motorcycle Blessing on Sunday, May 21, at the American Legion Post 430 in Merrillville, Indiana.
Enjoy these shots from Ss. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, Illinois.
The Executive Committee of the Greek Orthodox Retired Clergy Association have been in Chicago, Illinois, for the past few days for their Annual Organizational Meetings.