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Job Opening - Program Director for Retreat Center

The St. Iakovos Retreat Center is looking for a full time Program Director to create, staff, fill, and execute programs that will run out of the Center. This position requires knowledge and practical application of Orthodox Theology, as well as experience in writing and directing various types of orthodox programs for all ages.

Blessing of the Waters in Cedar Rapids

On Saturday, January 14, St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church held their outdoor Blessing of the Water Service for the Cedar River in Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The service took place on the 1st Avenue Bridge in Downtown Cedar Rapids, on a overlook platform above the middle of the river. St John Greek Orthodox Church of Cedar Rapids, St George Antiochian Orthodox Church of Cedar Rapids, St. Raphael Antiochian Orthodox Church of Iowa City, and St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church of Cedar Rapids participated in what is now the 12th year of this annual event.

Father Peter Andronache of St John was joined at this service by Father Fred Shaheen of St George, Father Ignatius Valentine of St Raphael, and Father Elias Khoury of St Nicholas.


Anniversary Banquet Held in Chicago

His Grace Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, was honored at a banquet held to recognize the 10th Anniversary of his consecration as a Hierarch of the Church.

St. Anthony Feast-day Celebrations

The annual Celebration of the Feast Day of Saint Anthony the Great at the Saint Anthony Chapel of the Metropolis Home will be held at 40 East Burton Place in Chicago.

2016 Visitation Statistics

In 2016, His Grace, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Metropolis of Chicago, made 76 Archpastoral visitations on behalf of His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos.

Nativity Encyclical 2016

Our celebration of the Nativity of our Lord is more than a recollection of the birth of our Savior in Bethlehem of Judea some two-thousand years ago.

Hellenic Foundation Holds Annual Meeting

The Hellenic Foundation of Chicago held their Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 13. The yearly meeting, attended by many of the Chicago Greek Media Outlets, was significant as the foundation choose this meeting to award Grant Funding to Greek Orthodox Organizations throughout the Chicago area.

Metropolis Open House

His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos and the Philoptochos Board of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago invites all the faithful to the Annual Christmas Open House on Sunday December 18, 2016 beginning at 5pm.

His Grace Visits Sioux City

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, visited Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Sioux City on Sunday, December 11.