Metropolis of Chicago Clergy-Laity and Philoptochos Assembly
September 25th through September 29th
Assembly will be the first with His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael, and will be held in the beautiful Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota on September 25-29th.
Assembly agenda for parish delagates.
For further information and to register and attend as an observer visit Metropolis of Chicago.
We look forward to hosting this wonderful, educational event.
Backpack Blessing Sunday September 1st
Students of all ages are invited to attend Divine Liturgy and our Backpack Blessing
Our second annual Blessing of the Animals! Join us!
View our Photo gallery for pictures of last year's Blessing.
Summer calendar is updated - please check for weekday services!
Thank you to our Donors, Sponsors, Volunteers, and Chairpersons, our neighbors in Lincoln Park and everyone that helped make our fest a success!
Metropolitan Elpidophoros of Bursa Elected Unanimously Archbishop of America
Let us come together and help our sister community!
A wonderful opportunity for Young Adults to get involved is the Telos Project
Welcome to Our Parish, Fr. Peter Sarolas
Fr. Peter was born in Chicago to Vasiliki and John Sarolas and grew up at St. Basil’s Greek Orthodox Church parish.
With the Blessings of His Eminence Metropolitan IAKOVOS of blessed memory, he entered Hellenic College in Brookline, MA in the fall of 1987 where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1991. He then entered Holy Cross Seminary where he received a Masters of Divinity in 1994.
Fr. Peter married Maria Karantonis, also of Chicago, in November 2005. They have three sons, Yanni born in 2007, Vasili born in 2009, and Stefanos born in 2015.
Fr. Peter was ordained to the Diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan IAKOVOS of blessed memory on January 1, 2007, the Feast Day of St. Basil and was ordained to the Holy Priesthood in May of 2007. He served as the associate pastor of St. Demetrios church in Chicago from May of 2007 to February of 2014 and the community of Ss. Constantine and Helen, in Rockford, Illinois from February 2014 until December 31 of 2018.
On January 1, 2019 Fr. Peter was assigned by the Metropolis of Chicago to our parish.
We welcome Fr. Peter, Presvytera Maria, Yanni, Vasili, and Stefanos to St. George Greek Orthodox Church.
Congratulations to our newly elected Parish Council for 2019!
President: Paul Rentzelos
Vice President: Owen Field
Recording Secretary: Theodora Diolitsis
Corresponding Secretary: Penelope Antonopoulos
Treasurer: Nick Pipikios
Asst. Treasurer: Kimon Menegas
Asst. Treasurer: George Maglares
Parish Council Members: Jim Antonopoulos, Angelo C. Dalegeorge, Dean Diamantakos, Nick Floros, Louis Hiotis, Demetrios Karanikolas, Achilles Kornaros, George Lappas, James Metropulos, Constantine Nicolozakes, Eugenia Splinter, Evangelia Tsipas, Elias Voulgaris, Tasos Ziabaras
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Apodosis of the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Theotokos and Ever Virgin Mary; Our Holy Father Ireneaus, Bishop of Lyons; Our Holy Father Kallinikos, Patriarch of Constantinople; Lupus the Martyr; Our Righteous Father Nicholas of Sikelion; 38 Martyrs of Thrace; Our Holy Father Ireneaus, Bishop of Sirmium; Haralambos of Kalyviani