+ Schedule of Divine Services for Great and Holy Lent at Ascension


+ Holy Week Schedule


+ Lenten Lecture Series

Audio File:  3/1 Fr. Andrew Kearns: "Re-Orienting the Passions"
Audio File:  3/8 Alex Magdalinos "The Holy 40 Martyrs"


+ Sunday Solemn Vespers Services throughout Chicago Metropolis


Chicago Metropolis Family Synaxis Lenten Retreat


+ Reflections by Father Sotirios

Sermon on Cheesefare Sunday, 2.26.2017
Sermon on Sunday of Orthodoxy, 3.5.2017
Article:  On the Lenten Journey
Article:  On the Sacrament of Confession
Article:  The Salutations to the Theotokos


Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Lenten Resources

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Catechetical Homily of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew (2017)

Encyclical Of Archbishop Demetrios For Holy And Great Lent 2017


Preparation for Holy Confession


Koinonia Men's Ministry Pascha Card
Once again this year, Koinonia Men’s Ministry will be offering the Parish the opportunity to extend Paschal greetings to fellow parishioners through its annual Pascha card fundraiser.  Click HERE for more information and to download and print the form.  Participation deadline is April 3rd.


Philoptochos Pascha Bake Sale
THE PHILOPTOCHOS PASCHA BAKE SALE will be here April 8th & 9th!  Sale items include koulouria, kourabiedes, melomakarona, baklava, tsoureki, lambades, and Greek egg dye.  Pre-order so we don't run out of your favorites!  Pre-orders will be accepted until April 2nd and will be available for pickup following the Saturday of Lazarus service on Saturday, April 8th and the Palm Sunday service on April 9th.   Click HERE to access more information and the order form.


JOY/Jr. GOYA Pascha Plant Sale
Click HERE for more information on how to order lilies and hydrangeas just in time for Pascha.  Plants will be ready for pick-up on Palm Sunday.


Suggestions for hosting a Lenten Meal

Suggestions for hosting a Lenten Coffee Hour


+ Other Resources

Great Lent:  Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

Holy Week Resources for Families

Daily Lenten Devotions
Written by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, the parish priest at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, Florida. Devotions include a verse from scripture, a commentary from Fr. Stavros, and a short prayer that he writes to match the topic.

+ Resources for Youth and Young Adults - #Journey to Pascha
Resources from the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America pertaining specifically to Great Lent, Holy Friday, and Pascha for Youth and Young adults!

Journey To Pascha, A Daily Guide Through Holy Week 

The Liturgical Cycle of the Great Lenten Period

 

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