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

Through this website, we are pleased to introduce you to the worship and fellowship that defines the life of our Parish, the Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church. If you are a new member of our Parish, or are considering membership, these web pages will acquaint you with what Ascension offers to those who give it support and sustenance.  To those who already belong to the Church, we hope the information on this website will provide you with the assurance that your sacrificial offerings are received with profound respect, and are utilized to maximum effectiveness.  It is our prayer that the information presented here will enable you to make the informed decisions that are necessary for a meaningful relationship with your Church.

Services Schedule

Sundays: Orthros: 8:15 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:30 AM

Weekdays (As Scheduled on Scrolling Calendar): 
Orthros: 8:15 AM | Divine Liturgy: 9:15 AM (unless otherwise noted)

Week of April 24 - May 1


Palm Sunday, April 24
8:15 a.m.: Orthros
9:30 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy with Procession and Blessing of the Palms
7 p.m.:  Service of the NYMPHIOS (Bridegroom)
Holy Monday, April 25
8:30 a.m.:  9th Hour & Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
7 p.m.:  Service of the NYMPHIOS (Bridegroom)
Holy Tuesday, April 26:  
8:30 a.m.:  9th Hour & Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
7 p.m.:  Service of the NYMPHIOS (Bridegroom) (Hymn of Kassiani)
Holy Wednesday, April 27:
8:30 a.m.:  9th Hour & Pre-Sanctified Liturgy
3 p.m:  The Sacrament of Holy Unction
7 p.m.:  Holy Thursday Matins (The annointing of the Faithful with Holy Unction following Services.)
Holy Thursday, April 28:
7 a.m.:  Divine Liturgy of the Mystical Supper
7 p.m.:  The Reading of the 12 Gospels and Procession of the Crucified Christ
Good Friday, April 29
8 a.m.:  Royal Hours
3 p.m.:  Apokathelosis Service (Un-nailing of Christ from the Cross)
7 p.m.:  Service of the Lamentations
Holy Saturday, April 30
8 a.m.:  Proti-Anastasi (Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil the Great)
10:45 p.m.: Resurrection Service and Paschal Divine Liturgy
(Paschal Fellowship - following Services)
Holy Pascha, May 1
11 a.m.:  AGAPE Vespers


Palm Sunday, April 24:
Philoptochos Bake Sale
Holy Tuesday, April 26:
10 a.m.:  Philoptochos Feed the Hungry Project @ Anunciation Cathedral, Chicago

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 Ascension of Our Lord Greek Orthodox Church
1207 Riverwoods Rd.
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
Father Sotirios P. Malamis, Proistamenos
Voice:  (847) 482-1200
Fax:  (847) 482-9566
email:  info@ascensiongoc.com

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