Click HERE to go to Ascension's COVID-19 Resource Page which lists the most current service schedule. 

Ascension's Schedule of Divine Services During Great Lent
The Livestream Service schedule will be updated weekly on our Google Calendar and our COVID-19 webpage

Ascension's Holy Week Schedule

Good Friday Youth Retreat


Confessions
Please call the Church office. 

 

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO LENTEN EVENTS

Metropolis Lenten Events have been cancelled or postponed

 


KOINONIA MEN’S MINISTRY 2020 PASCHAL GREETING 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 Wednesday, April 8th.  The Men's Ministry will be donating all proceeds from this card to Ascension's Operating Fund to help our parish during the financial difficulties brought on by the COVID-19 health crisis.

PHILOPTOCHOS PASCHA BAKE SALE ON THE SATURDAY OF LAZARUS & PALM SUNDAY
Click HERE for information and a pre-order form!

PHILOPTOCHOS LENTEN PROJECT:  FILLING THE VETERANS CLOSET (POSTPONED)

PHILOPTOCHOS FEED THE HUNGRY
Information Coming Soon!


Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Lenten Resources

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America


Preparation for Holy Confession


+ Reflections by Father Sotirios


Article:  On the Lenten Journey
Article:  On the Sacrament of Confession
Article:  The Salutations to the Theotokos


And When You Fast, by Father Stavros N. Akrotirianakis


Suggestions for hosting a Lenten Meal

Suggestions for hosting a Lenten Coffee Hour


ENCYCLICALS FOR THE BEGINNING OF GREAT LENT

+ Catechetical Homily of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the beginning of Holy and Great Lent, 2020 +


+ Encyclical of Archbishop Elpidophoros for Holy and Great Lent 2020 +


+ Other Resources

Articles and Resources for the Paschal Season

Holy Week Resources for Families

Journey to Pascha Graphic

Journey To Pascha, A Daily Guide Through Holy Week for Parents 

The Liturgical Cycle of the Great Lenten Period

Great Lent:  Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese

 

       

 

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