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His Grace Attends 100th Anniversary Celebration in St. Louis

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS ATTENDS 100th ANNIVERSARY GALA FOR ST NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN ST LOUIS, MISSOURI

CHANCELLOR OF METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO OFFICIATES SUNDAY SERVICES AT ST NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH

ST LOUIS, MO: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, along with clergy from throughout Missouri and Southern Illinois joined St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in St Louis on Saturday, December 9, to celebrate their 100th Anniversary at a Black-tie Gala at the parish’s Family Life Center.

Over 470 parishioners and friends of the parish gathered Saturday evening to celebrate what they called their “first 100 years”. Towards the end of the evening, the large number of attendees under the age of 30 cut a ribbon marking the beginning of their “next 100 years.”
Providentially, the date of the event coincided with the 11th anniversary of His Grace’s consecration to the episcopacy. In honor of that, and of His faithful service as Chancellor to the parishes in the area, an icon of St. Demetrios as protector of the city of Chicago was presented to His Grace. Though the icon was still in transit, a print of the icon was presented with the inscription:


To His Grace
Bishop Demetrios of MOKISSOS
May Your holy patron always intercede for You
before the Lord of Glory!
With love and respect,
from the communities of:

St. Nicholas — St. Louis, Missouri
Assumption — Town & Country, Missouri
St. Luke the Evangelist — Columbia, Missouri
Sts. Constantine & Helen — Swansea, Illinois
Εἰς πολλὰ ἔτη!
December 9, 2017

The celebration continued Sunday morning as Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated Divine Liturgy at the parish.
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Holocaust in Greece: The Untold Story

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SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE”
TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY - MARCH


MILWAUKEE, WI: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago is proud to announce a series of educational presentations to be held in Milwaukee throughout January, February and March of 2018 concerning the Holocaust in Greece and the heroic effort by the Greek Orthodox Church and citizens of Greece to shelter and hide Greece's Jewish population from the invading Nazi forces during World War II.

Titled “An Untold Tale: The Holocaust in Greece”, this series is being offered thanks to the efforts of the Jewish Community Center of Milwaukee, the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Parish of Wauwatosa, and Annuciation Greek Orthodox Parish of Milwaukee.

One major presentation in this series will be on Archbishop Damaskinos of Blessed Memory, leader of the Greek Orthodox Church throughout Greece during World War II and unique in world history as the only worldwide leader to formally protest the Holocaust during World War II. This presentation by His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, will take place in March the week we honor the 75th Anniversary of his courageous Letter of Protest against the Holocaust.

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago encourages not only our Greek Orthodox parishioners of the Milwaukee area but our parishioners throughout our great Metropolis to attend and participate in this outstanding series of presentations that recognize and honor the heroic efforts of our fathers and grandfathers. All of these events are Free and Open to The Public. Media are strongly encouraged to attend.
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An Untold Tale: The Holocaust in Greece

This series is co-sponsored by the Jewish Community Center, the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, Sts Constantine and Helen Church, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church and Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago. All programs are FREE and open to the public.

Sunday, January 14  - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Jewish Community Center

Film: Cloudy Sunday (Ouzeri Tsitsanis)   (Greece)  (2015)

Greek drama that tells the story of the forbidden love between Estrea, a young Jewish girl, and Giorgos - a Christian and the brother-in-law of the famed composer Vassilis Tsitanis - in 1942 Thessaloniki (Salonika). Both young people are members of the Resistance. The film depicts the destruction of the Sephardic Jewish community of Salonika, whose Jewish population was 50,000 before the war, and 1,900 after.  In Greek with subtitles.   2 hrs. . Suitable for ages 15 to Adult. Note: The film is resplendent with Greek music, mostly composed by Tsitsanis. Winner of 3 Greek Academy Awards.
Instructor: Dr. Amy Shapiro and member of the Greek Orthodox clergy   

Wednesday, January 24  -  7:00 p.m.

Location: Jewish Community Center

Film: Because of That War (B’glal Hamilhamah Hahi)  (Israel)  (1988)

The first Israeli film to deal with the aftereffects of the Holocaust on the second generation in Israel, highlighting two well-known rock musicians (Yehuda Poliker and Ya’acov Gilad  ) and their Holocaust survivor parents. Yehuda’s father was taken from Salonika to Treblinka, and Ya’acov’s mother from Warsaw to Auschwitz – and both parents give testimony. Includes performances of the musicians’ original songs throughout which reflect how the experiences of the parents affected their sons’ outlooks on life. In Hebrew with subtitles.

An affecting 'talking heads' documentary which traces the stories of four Israelis: Yehuda Poliker and Ya'acov Gilad, two rock musicians bound together not only by their music, but also by their common experience as the offspring of survivors of the Nazi extermination camps; and those survivors themselves - Yehuda's father Jacko (from Salonika, taken to Treblinka), and Yaakov's mother Halina (from Warsaw, taken to Auschwitz as a teenager). The film is punctuated by renderings of songs, both live and studio performances, which reflect the traumas of dealing with the aftermath of the Holocaust, An affecting 'talking heads' documentary which traces the stories of four Israelis: Yehuda Poliker and Ya'acov Gilad, two rock musicians bound together not only by their music, but also by their common experience as the offspring of survivors of the Nazi extermination camps; and those survivors themselves - Yehuda's father Jacko (from Salonika, taken to Treblinka), and Yaakov's mother Halina (from Warsaw, taken to Auschwitz as a teenager). The film is punctuated by renderings of songs, both live and studio performances, which reflect the traumas of dealing with the aftermath of the Holocaust, 1 hr.30 min.  Suitable for ages 15 to Adult   Note: In 2014, Poliker received the Gold Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, one of Greece’s highest awards for achievement in the arts.

Instructor: Keren Weisshaus (Israeli emissary for Milwaukee)

Wednesday, February 7  - 7:00 p.m.

Location:  Sts Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Film: Cloudy Sunday (Ouzeri Tsitsanis)   (Greece)  (2015)

Greek drama that tells the story of the forbidden love between Estrea, a young Jewish girl, and Giorgos - a Christian and the brother-in-law of the famed composer Vassilis Tsitanis - in 1942 Thessaloniki (Salonika). Both young people are members of the Resistance. The film depicts the destruction of the Sephardic Jewish community of Salonika, whose Jewish population was 50,000 before the war, and 1,900 after.  In Greek with subtitles.   2 hrs. . Suitable for ages 15 to Adult. Note: The film is resplendent with Greek music, mostly composed by Tsitsanis. Winner of 3 Greek Academy Awards.
Instructors:  Dr. Shay Pilnik and a member of the Greek Orthodox clergy   

Sunday, February 18  - 2:00 p.m.

Location:  Jewish Community Center

Performance by Cantor Alberto Mizrahi, cantor of Congregation in Chicago and child of Greek Holocaust survivors.

One of the world’s leading interpreters of Jewish music, Cantor Mizrahi  is the Hazzan of the Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago. He will present a concert of Jewish, Greek and Mediterranean music and will speak about his background as the son of Greek Holocaust survivor parents. Both of Cantor Mizrahi’s parents were from Thessaloniki (Salonika), met after the war, and married. His father was one of the last sonderkommandos in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Born in Greece, Cantor Mizrahi credits the man he is today to being the son of these remarkable individuals. He has performed cantorial music, opera, and jazz in recitals and symphony concerts around the world; has numerous recordings; and has appeared in a number of Jewish documentary films.

In Attendance: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago

Wednesday, February 21  -  7:00 p.m.


Location: Jewish Community Center

Film and Book Discussion: Film: In the Shadow of the Acropolis (2008)

Learn the compelling story of an ancient Jewish culture – the Romaniotes – that was almost totally annihilated during the Holocaust. Told through the eyes of one family that survived the Holocaust in Greece. 30 minutes. Suitable for ages 13 to Adult followed by a Book Discussion: Miracle at Zakynthos: The Only Greek Jewish Community Saved in Its Entirety from Annihilation (2014)

Almost ninety percent of Greek Jews perished during the Holocaust under the Nazi occupation. An incredible exception was the Jewish community of Zathynos, a remote mountain village, where Greek Christians courageously saved their entire Jewish community.

Instructor: Dr. Shay Pilnik

Tuesday, March 20th  - 7:00 p.m.

Location:  Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Lecture by His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos celebrating the Legacy of Archbishop Theophilos Damaskinos, recognized by Yad Vashem as one of the “Righteous Among the Nations”

This special lecture marks the 75th anniversary of the historic letter written by Archbishop Damaskinos protesting the Nazis’ treatment of the Jews in Greece. Archbishop Damaskinos was the archbishop of Greece during World War II and was a leader against the German policy of annihilating the Jews of Greece. He wrote letters against deportation policies; helped facilitate the creation of false identity papers; and encouraged clergy in Greece to hide, aid and save Greek Jews.

Instructor: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago

Cathedral Celebrates 125th Anniversary

ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL OF CHICAGO CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY

125TH GALA HELD AT CHICAGO'S DRAKE HOTEL. BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS JOINED AT EVENT BY ILLINOIS GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER AND ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE JESSE WHITE

CHICAGO, IL: A large crowd packed the ballroom of the world famous Drake Hotel in Downtown Chicago to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral. The capacity crowd for this formal black-tie gala included His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Illinois Governor Bruce and Diana Rauner, Consul General of Greece in Chicago Polyxeni Petropoulou, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, and a strong gathering of the Metropolis of Chicago Archons.

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral was the third Greek Orthodox Parish to open in the United States, following New Orleans and New York City. The Annunciation Cathedral of Chicago was established in 1892 by a group of people who had emigrated from Laconia and some of the Greek Islands. The community first rented a hall on Randolph near Union Street and asked the Holy Synod of Athens for a priest. Fr. Panagiotis of Ithaca was signed as the first priest and in March of 1892 the first Divine Liturgy was celebrated.

The community today has some 400 families who with zeal and dedication support the Cathedral to continue its rich spiritual mission throughout the next century and be the beacon of Orthodoxy in the Metropolis of Chicago.

Bishop Demetrios Officiates Six Month Memorial for Metropolitan Iakovos

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO OBSERVES SIX MONTH REMEMBRANCE OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF BLESSED MEMORY

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS OFFICIATES SERVICE AT ANNUNCIATION GREEK ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL IN CHICAGO

CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos today officiated Divine Liturgy at Annuciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Chicago followed by an memorial service for the 6 month anniversary of the falling asleep of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory.
May his memory be eternal…

Bishop Demetrios Celebrates with Metropolis of Chicago Archons

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS CELEBRATES THE NAMEDAY OF ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE WITH THE METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO ARCHONS

ARCHON JOHN MANGOURAS GIVES KEYNOTE ADDRESS

CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated Vesper and Divine Liturgy Services for St Andrew the Apostle at Chicago's St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Church, joined at both events by the Metropolis of Chicago Archons and many members of the Clergy. Strong crowds warmly welcomed His Grace Bishop Demetrios, the visiting members of the Clergy and the strong gathering of Metropolis of Chicago Archons for both services.
Following the tradition established by Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory, a member of the Archons was asked to make a presentation on St Andrew the Apostle. This year Archon John Mangouras of Sts Kosmas & Damianos Greek Orthodox Church in Rochester, Minnesota, was given the honor and delivered a passionate presentation on the influence of St Andrew’s teachings today.

2017 Martha & Mary Maternity House Celebration and Thanksgiving Banquet

DES PLAINES, IL: St. John The Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Des Plaines, Illinois, hosted the Martha and Mary Maternity House Celebration and Thanksgiving Banquet on Tuesday, November 14. Close to 200 gathered to support the activities of this outreach mission of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago.

The Martha and Mary Maternity House is an Orthodox Christian Maternity Home for pregnant women in need of support. They are the fulfillment of a long-held dream of the members of Orthodox Christians for Life - Chicago, and they are a ministry of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago. 

A Pan-Orthodox Board of Directors operates under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, with the solid support of our beloved hierarchs across all Orthodox Jurisdictions.

The Martha and Mary Maternity House took occupancy of our house on November 1, 2015, in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. After completing final preparations, our first "daughter" moved into the House on April 1, 2016.

It is not too late to help this outstanding, vital outreach mission. You can mail a contribution to: Martha & Mary Maternity House, 8926 N. Greenwood Avenue #227, Niles, Illinois  60714

His Grace Bishop Demetrios Officiates in Elmhurst

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS OFFICIATES SERVICES IN ELMHURST

CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos was warmly welcomed as he officiated Divine Liturgy at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Elmhurst, Illinois.

The church was standing room only as over 500 attended today for St Demetrios Name Day. In attendance was the Greek Consul General in Chicago Polyxeni Petropoulou. Several, including the Greek Consul General, brought gifts for Bishop Demetrios.

His Grace Officiates at Great Vespers in Libertyville

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS OFFICIATES SERVICES IN LIBERTYVILLE

CHICAGO, IL: His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos officiated tonight's Vespar Service for St Demetrios at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Libertyville, Illinois.

We wish our Chancellor a happy Name Day

New Archon Named

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CHICAGO, IL: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago congratulates our newest Archon, Dr. John Fotopoulos of St George Greek Orthodox Church in Schererville, Indiana.

100th Anniversary of St. Spyridon Church and the Relic of the Saint

ST SPYRIDON GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH OFFERS OPPORTUNITY TO VENERATE THE RIGHT HAND OF ST SPYRIDON

In Celebration of 100th Anniversary St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Heights welcomes His Eminence Metropolitan Nektarios of Kerkyra

PALOS HEIGHTS, IL:  St Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church in Palos Heights, Illinois, in celebration of the 100th Anniversary welcomed the Right Hand of St Spyridon accompanied by His Eminence Metropolitan Nektarios of Kerkyra. An over capacity crowd of over 650 parishioners gathered Sunday morning for the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Nektarios and included several past and present clergy members.

Since 1917, the community of St Spyridon has been welcoming Orthodox Christians in worship and fellowship. A parish of 350 families, St Spyridon serves the Orthodox community of Chicago's south suburbs with a full liturgical and community life. St Spyridon contains some of the finest Byzantine iconography and architecture in our Archdiocese.

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago itself traces its explicit roots to 1923, when Rt. Rev. Philaretos Johannides became the city’s first Greek Orthodox bishop. This Episcopal ministry has culminated in the singular dedication of Chicago’s Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory, who has tirelessly ministered in the nation’s “Second City” for twenty-four years. A studied and accomplished liturgist, Athens-born Metropolitan Iakovos has made a profound imprint upon the character of the Midwest’s Greek Orthodox communities. The majority of Metropolis parishes are concentrated in the Chicago metropolitan area, where immigrants arrived as early as the 19th century. 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.

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Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years

CHICAGOLAND ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS CELEBRATE 125 YEARS

CHICAGO'S GREEK, RUSSIAN, SERBIAN, UKRAINIAN, ROMANIAN, ALBANIAN, ARABIC AND AMERICAN ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS GATHER FOR PANORTHODOX SERVICE

 

CHICAGO, IL: Chicago’s Greek, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Albanian, Arabic and American Orthodox Christians gathered at Lane Tech Auditorium on Saturday, September 30, 2017, for a Pan Orthodox liturgical worship service commemorating 125 years of the Orthodox Christian presence in greater Chicagoland. A procession of more than 100 bishops, clergy, and youth in national costume commenced the worship service. Choral responses will be sung in English by the Pan Orthodox Choir of Greater Chicago, and include music traditions of participating Orthodox jurisdictions.
Sponsored by the Orthodox Christian Clergy Association of Greater Chicago, an organization which represents 250,000 Orthodox Christians in Chicagoland, the service featured guest homilist and historian, Rt. Rev. Bishop Irinej (Dobrijevic) of the Serbian Orthodox Eastern American Diocese. Recently assigned to the United States, following 10 years in the Diocese of Australia and New Zealand, Bishop Irinej sits on the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, is a member of Columbia University’s Advisory Council for Serbian Studies and is on the editorial board of the Tesla Memorial Society. While residing in Chicago, as director of Christian Education for the Serbian Orthodox Church in the 1990s, he was also lecturer at Loyola University.
History reveals that the Orthodox Christian presence in Chicago began in the late 1800's with an organization called the "Greco Slavonic Brotherhood", comprised of immigrants primarily from Greece, Serbia and Carpatho Russians (Galicians) from the then, Austro-Hungarian Empire. After petitioning the ecclesiastical centers in their respective homelands, in 1892, all three mother churches responded by sending a priest to serve the faithful. This was the beginning of Annunciation Greek, Holy Resurrection Serbian and St. Vladimir Russian (later renamed Holy Trinity) Orthodox parishes. Today there are nearly 80 Orthodox churches in greater Chicago. Early worship began in warehouses, meeting halls and house-chapels throughout Chicago’s Near North side.
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Solemn Vespers Observed for Care of Creation

Faith Leaders from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Observe the Third Annual Solemn Vespers for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Roman Catholic Bishop Francis J. Kane, Greek Orthodox Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, and Roman Catholic Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima attend service.

GLENVIEW, IL:  Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, both in Glenview, Illinois, commemorated the third annual Solemn Vespers for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on Thursday, August 31, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.
Bishop Francis J. Kane, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, presided at the evening prayer. His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, the Very Rev. Thomas A. Baima, Vicar for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs of the Archdiocese, and Polyxeni Petropoulou, Greek Consul General in Chicago, were also in attendance. Bob Langert, editor-at-large for GreenBiz Group and former vice president of sustainability at McDonald’s, will be the featured speaker at a reception following the service.

In 1989, the late Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I of Constantinople designated September 1 as a day of prayer for "the protection of the environment" for Orthodox Christians, a tradition that has been continued by his successor, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople. Sharing concern for creation with Patriarch Bartholomew, in 2015, Pope Francis instituted September 1 as the “World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation” for Catholics.

“Thankfulness for God’s creation — of our world and ourselves — is a central element of ancient Christian worship, and our proper stewardship of the environment is not only practically necessary, but spiritually important,” said Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos. “That this event underscores one more shared belief is also something for which we can be grateful in the continuing Dialogue of Love between our Churches.”

By joining together in prayer for the Care for our Common Home, Catholic and Greek Orthodox Christians in Chicago are heeding the calls of Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to protect creation, especially through prayer, education and action. The teachings of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and of Pope Francis’s encyclical “Laudato si’,” petition individuals and communities to care for our common [earthly] home, thus respecting the dignity of every human being, especially the poor, marginalized, and future generations.

“For years Christians have affectionately called the Ecumenical Patriarch ‘the Green Patriarch’ because of his tireless preaching on the dignity of creation,” said Fr. Thomas Baima. “Bringing our sister churches together to offer prayers for the care of our common home has been a priority for Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, and the Late Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago. The close partnership we enjoy in Chicago allows us to join together around these issues of common concern.”

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, the third largest in the United States, serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in 344 parishes in Cook and Lake Counties, a geographic area of 1,411 square miles. The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees in its systems and ministries, including Catholic Charities, the region's largest nonprofit social service agency. The Archdiocese also has one of the country's largest seminaries. The Archdiocese's 214 elementary and secondary schools comprise one of the largest U.S. private school systems and have garnered more U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Awards than any system of any type.

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago itself traces its explicit roots to 1923, when Rt. Rev. Philaretos Johannides became the city’s first Greek Orthodox bishop. This Episcopal ministry has culminated in the singular dedication of Chicago’s Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory, who has tirelessly ministered in the nation’s “Second City” for twenty-four years. A studied and accomplished liturgist, Athens-born Metropolitan Iakovos has made a profound imprint upon the character of the Midwest’s Greek Orthodox communities. The majority of Metropolis parishes are concentrated in the Chicago metropolitan area, where immigrants arrived as early as the 19th century. 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.

World Day of Prayer for Creation

Host: Fr. Greg Sakowicz. Segment I: The Thurd Annual Solemn Vespers for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation will be observed Thursday, August 31 at 7:00-pm at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Glenview. Guests: Dan Olsen; Michael Terrien; Fr. Panagiotis Boznos.