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Welcome to the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Chicago

"Welcome one another, therefore, just as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God." — Romans 15:7

Centrally located near the heart of the city, the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral is the oldest church edifice built specifically as a Greek Orthodox Church in the Metropolis of Chicago.

Established by the original Greek Orthodox community in the city in 1892, the church was built on its present site in 1910 and faithfully models the Byzantine-Renaissance style of architecture.

Throughout its sacramental life the community and her clergy have served every level of society through a wide range or programs and services. As Cathedral for the Metropolis of Chicago, the church serves as a focal point for major Metropolis ministries such as the "Feed the Hungry" program, the Bishop's Task Force on AIDS and Metropolis and Clergy conferences.

As cathedral, the Church of the Annunciation is the seat of the Metropolitan of Chicago, spiritual father and bishop to sixty parishes and two monastic communities in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Wisconsin. more»


Schedule of Services

Sundays
Orthros (Matins): 8:15 AM
Divine Liturgy: 9:45 AM
Sunday School immediately following Holy Communion
Fellowship and coffee following Liturgy

Complete schedule of services.

Great Vespers of St. Nicholas
St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 10301 Kolmar Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453, USA
Monday, December 5 – 7:00 PM

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Annunciation Cathedral
+Feast of St. Nicholas
Tuesday, December 6 – 9:00 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, December 11 – 8:15 AM

Great Vespers of St. Spyridon
Saint Spyridon's Hellenic Orthodox Church, Worth Township, 12307 S Ridgeland Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463, USA
Sunday, December 11 – 7:00 PM

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
Annunciation Cathedral
+Feast of St. Spyridon & Veneration of his holy relic
Monday, December 12 – 9:00 AM

Vigil Service
Annunciation Cathedral
+ St. Eleftherios
(Vespers, Orthros, Divine Liturgy, Artoklasia & Veneration of the Relics of the Saint)
Wednesday, December 14 – 6:00 PM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, December 18 – 8:15 AM

Holy Unction
Wednesday, December 21 – 6:30 PM

Royal Hours
Friday, December 23 – 9:00 AM

Orthros & Divine Liturgy
+ St. Eugenia
Saturday, December 24 – 9:00 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, December 25 – 8:15 AM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
+Feast of St. Stephanos & Veneration of his holy relic
Tuesday, December 27 – 8:30 AM

Great Vespers of St. Basil
St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 733 S Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Saturday, December 31 – 7:00 PM

Orthros and Divine Liturgy
Sunday School Begins immediately after Holy Communion
Sunday, January 1 – 8:15 AM

Adult Greek Classes
Wednesday, December 7 – 6:30 PM

Greek School
Saturday, December 10 – 10:30 AM

Philoptochos Christmas Bazar
Sunday, December 11 – 11:30 AM

Feed The Hungry
Tuesday, December 13 – 11:30 AM

Parish Council Meeting
Tuesday, December 13 – 7:00 PM

Adult Greek Classes
Wednesday, December 14 – 6:30 PM

Greek School
Saturday, December 17 – 10:30 AM

Philoptochos Christmas Bazar
Sunday, December 18 – 11:30 AM

Metropolis of Chicago Open House
Sunday, December 18 – 5:00 PM

Adult Greek Classes
Wednesday, December 21 – 6:30 PM

Cathedral Office Closed
Monday, December 26 – 12:00 AM

Feed The Hungry
Tuesday, December 27 – 11:30 AM

Feed The Hungry
Tuesday, January 3 – 11:30 AM