Lenten Prayer Of St. Ephrem The Syrian

O Lord and Master of my life!
Take from me the spirit of sloth, faint-heartedness, lust of power, and idle talk.
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant.
Yea, Lord and King! Grant me to see my own errors and not to judge my brother, for Thou art blessed unto ages of ages. Amen.

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The life of the Orthodox Church perpetuates and fulfills the ministry of Jesus Christ. The close association between Christ and His Church is reflected in the images from the Scriptures which declare that Christ is the Head and the Church is His Body, and that Christ is the Bridegroom and the Church is His bride. Learn more»

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Worship

O Come, let us Worship and bow down before our King and God.
O Come, let us worship and bow down before Christ, our King and God.
O Come, let us worship and bow down to Christ Himself, our King and God.

This invitation marks the beginning of each day for the Orthodox Church. It comes from the office of Vespers, and it expresses the attitude which is at the heart of Orthodoxy. The Worship of God - the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, - is fundamental to the life and spirit of the Orthodox Church. Learn More»

Schedule of Services

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, April 21 – 8:15 AM

Great Compline
Monday, April 22 – 4:45 PM

9th Hour & Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Wednesday, April 24 – 5:30 PM

Orthos and Divine Liturgy
Saturday of Lazarus
Saturday, April 27 – 8:30 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, April 28 – 8:15 AM

Orthros of Holy Monday
Sunday, April 28 – 7:00 PM

Orthros of Holy Tuesday
Monday, April 29 – 7:00 PM

Orthros of Holy Wednesday
Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 PM

Service of Holy Unction
Wednesday, May 1 – 3:30 PM

Orthros of Holy Thursday
With Anointing of Holy Unction
Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00 PM

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 AM

Orthros of Holy Friday
The reading of the 12 Holy Gospels
Thursday, May 2 – 7:00 PM

Great and Royal Hours
Friday, May 3 – 10:30 AM

The Apokathelosis
Decent from the Holy Cross
Friday, May 3 – 3:30 PM

Orthros of Holy Saturday
The Epitaphios
Procession from LaSalle to Maple to Clark to Oak to LaSalle
Friday, May 3 – 7:00 PM

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
Proti Anastasi
Saturday, May 4 – 8:30 AM

Canon of Anastasi and the Anastasi followed by Divine Liturgy of Pascha
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 PM

The Agape Vespers
Sunday, May 5 – 11:30 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, May 12 – 8:15 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, May 19 – 8:15 AM

Sundays
Orthros (Matins): 8:15 AM
Divine Liturgy: 9:45 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, April 21 – 8:15 AM

Great Compline
Monday, April 22 – 4:45 PM

9th Hour & Divine Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts
Wednesday, April 24 – 5:30 PM

Orthos and Divine Liturgy
Saturday of Lazarus
Saturday, April 27 – 8:30 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, April 28 – 8:15 AM

Orthros of Holy Monday
Sunday, April 28 – 7:00 PM

Orthros of Holy Tuesday
Monday, April 29 – 7:00 PM

Orthros of Holy Wednesday
Tuesday, April 30 – 7:00 PM

Service of Holy Unction
Wednesday, May 1 – 3:30 PM

Orthros of Holy Thursday
With Anointing of Holy Unction
Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00 PM

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 AM

Orthros of Holy Friday
The reading of the 12 Holy Gospels
Thursday, May 2 – 7:00 PM

Great and Royal Hours
Friday, May 3 – 10:30 AM

The Apokathelosis
Decent from the Holy Cross
Friday, May 3 – 3:30 PM

Orthros of Holy Saturday
The Epitaphios
Procession from LaSalle to Maple to Clark to Oak to LaSalle
Friday, May 3 – 7:00 PM

Vesperal Divine Liturgy of St. Basil
Proti Anastasi
Saturday, May 4 – 8:30 AM

Canon of Anastasi and the Anastasi followed by Divine Liturgy of Pascha
Saturday, May 4 – 11:00 PM

The Agape Vespers
Sunday, May 5 – 11:30 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, May 12 – 8:15 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, May 19 – 8:15 AM

Mommy and Me
Sunday, April 21 – 11:00 AM

Children's Greek.
Monday, April 22 – 5:00 PM

Feed the Hungry
Annunciation
Tuesday, April 23 – 11:30 AM

Adult Greek-Intermediate I.
Tuesday, April 23 – 5:30 PM

Catechism class
Tuesday, April 23 – 6:30 PM

Adult Greek-Beginner.
Tuesday, April 23 – 6:45 PM

Children's Greek (*)
Wednesday, April 24 – 5:00 PM

Adult Greek-Advanced.
Thursday, April 25 – 5:30 PM

Adult Greek-Intermediate II.
Thursday, April 25 – 6:45 PM

Youth and Family Retreat
Saturday, April 27 – 11:00 AM

Annual Palm Sunday Luncheon and Philoptochos Bake Sale
Sunday, April 28 – 11:00 AM

Feed the Hungry
Annunciation
Tuesday, April 30 – 11:30 AM

*Catechism class
Tuesday, April 30 – 6:30 PM

Youth Egg Hunt
Sunday, May 5 – 12:30 PM

Feed the Hungry
Annunciation
Tuesday, May 7 – 11:30 AM

Adult Greek-Intermediate I.
Tuesday, May 7 – 5:30 PM

Adult Greek-Beginner.
Tuesday, May 7 – 6:45 PM

Children's Greek (*)
Wednesday, May 8 – 5:00 PM

Adult Greek-Advanced.
Thursday, May 9 – 5:30 PM

Adult Greek-Intermediate II.
Thursday, May 9 – 6:45 PM

Children's Greek.
Monday, May 13 – 5:00 PM

Feed the Hungry
Annunciation
Tuesday, May 14 – 11:30 AM

Adult Greek-Intermediate I.
Tuesday, May 14 – 5:30 PM

Adult Greek-Beginner.
Tuesday, May 14 – 6:45 PM

Philoptochos General Meeting
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral 1017 N La Salle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610, United States
Tuesday, May 14 – 7:00 PM

Adult Greek-Advanced.
Thursday, May 16 – 5:30 PM

Adult Greek-Intermediate II.
Thursday, May 16 – 6:45 PM

Mommy and Me
Sunday, May 19 – 11:00 AM

Children's Greek.
Monday, May 20 – 5:00 PM