Recent Sermons

Recent Reflections

What am I? What is my identity? Why am I doing what I am doing?

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ,      January begins the New Year and with it, as with any New Year, it is tempting to redefine ourselves. This is sometimes a good thing. Often we seek to eat healthier, live healthier and be kinder to our fellow man. But I think we need to take […]

Depression during the Holidays

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The leaves have changed color, the temperature has dropped, the sniffles have started, and the lawns of neighbors are filled with the festive decorations of the holiday du jour. For many people, this is their favorite time of year. Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and Valentine’s Day. One after […]

The WHY Generation

My Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Many of our faithful grew up in the Faith, but may not have any idea why we do what we do, or have any real idea what we believe about God, social issues, faith, prayer, and our place in the world. I often congratulate my catechumens by saying, “You […]

Immortality and Memory

October 4, 2019 My beloved brothers and sisters in Christ, I have often encountered this concept of memory in the fear of people. We want to be remembered. We want people to know our names. This has always been true. But now, in today’s social media world, the need to be recognized, affirmed, and shared […]

Patrons against Black Magic and Horror

October 2, 2019 My beloved brothers and sister in Christ, Welcome to October. I enjoy a good horror movie. Who doesn’t like an anxious adrenaline rush as you wait to see how the protagonist will escape his or her situation. Unfortunately, of late, it seems that horror movies have become nihilistic voyages into despair. The […]

Parish Calendar

October 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy for the Holy Protection
  • Faith Lunch
  • Online Class
2
  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
3
4
  • 62nd Annual Church Music Conference
5
  • 62nd Annual Church Music Conference
6
  • 62nd Annual Church Music Conference
  • Orthros and Hierarchal Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
7
  • Parish Council Meeting
8
  • Bible Study
  • Stewardship Focus Group _Michas Residence
9
  • Philoptochos Baking
  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
  • Philoptochos Meeting
10
11
  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
12
  • + Baptism
13
  • No Class
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • + Wedding
14
15
  • Bible Study
  • Online Class
16
  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
17
18
  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
  • Divine Liturgy for St. Luke the Evangelist
19
  • Open House Architecture Tour
  • Philoptochos Baking
20
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
  • Architecture Open House Tour
21
22
  • Bible Study
  • Great Vespers of St. Iakovos (Valporaiso)
23
  • Divine Liturgy for St. Iakavos
24
25
  • Pastoral Day for Fr. Dimitri
  • Great Vespers of St. Demetrios (at Elmhurst)
26
  • "Orthros and Divine Liturgy for St. Demetrios the Great Martyr" at St. Demetrios
  • + Baptism
27
  • Orthros and Divine Liturgy
  • Sunday School
28
29
  • Bible Study
  • Online Class
30
  • Paraklesis (Supplication Service) to the Virgin Mary
31

Events