COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
PARISH UPDATE PAGE

 

 

This webpage lists or links to the latest correspondence from our parish and Metropolis; our livestream service schedule and spiritual/educational resources.  Please check back often.  Click HERE to sign up for our email news and updates.

With God's help, Liturgical Services will continue at Ascension; however, by directive of our Metropolitan, and in compliance with our civil authorities, only the serving clergy and chanter can be present in the church for these services.  None of the faithful are permitted to assemble.  Please join us via livestream.

Out of love and protection for our faithful, the church building is now closed and locked. We are available to you by phone from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., and by email. Please do not hesitate to call our office at 847.482.1200 or contact us by email.


FOR THE LATEST HEALTH INFORMATION:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Resource Page

COVID-19 Screening Tool:  app released by Apple in partnership with the CDC

10 Ways to Manage Symptoms at Home

Caring for Someone at Home

State of Illinois COVID-19 Webpage

World Health Association COVID-19 Webpage

Metropolis of Chicago Coronavirus Resource Center
Communication Updates and Liturgical Messages 

* For the Latest Information IN GREEK


ASCENSION LIVESTREAM SERVICE SCHEDULE  

Click on the service to follow the text provided by the AGES Initiatives

VIDEO UPDATES FROM FR. SOTIRI


CURRENT CORRESPONDENCE:

April 1:  Ascension COVID-19 Appeal Letter from Fr. Sotiri & Parish Council President Nick Marino

March 31:  Communique of the Holy Eparchial Synod

March 31: Video Message From Metropolitan Nathanael:  Cultivating Relationships at Home

March 30:  Important Resources from Ascension's Health & Saftey Task Force

March 30:  Apostolic Visit of Ecumenical Patriarch to the United States Postponed due to the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 28, 2020:  Address of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to the Archdiocese Presbyters

March 27, 2020:  Ascension News & Announcements Weekly EBlast

March 26, 2020:  Archbishop Elpidophoros addresses the faithful regarding Covid-19

March 22, 2020: Updated Statement Regarding Liturgical Services Across the Metropolis of Chicago

March 21, 2020:  Services Begin Streaming at Ascension on March 22, 2020

March 21, 2020:  Video Message from His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael Conveying Love and Prayers

March 20, 2020:  Ascension to offer the 3rd Salutations Service this Evening via Zoom technology

March 20, 2020:  Ascension Updates and Resources

March 19, 2020: Message of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Regarding Covid-19

March 18, 2020:  Ascension COVID Resource Page and Important Links

March 18, 2020: A Pastoral Message to the Faithful from Metropolitan Nathanael

March 14, 2020:  Communication from His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael regarding Suspension of Liturgical Services

March 13, 2020: An important update from Fr. Sotirios:  Ministry Events Postponed or Cancelled until Further Notice

March 6, 2020:  Archbishop Elpidophoros of America and the Holy Eparchial Synod issue Guidelines on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

March 6, 2020: Encyclical of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America and the Eparchial Synod on the Covid-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus)

March 6, 2020:  Directives to be followed by the Clergy dealing with Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

 

LITURGICAL RESOURCES and PRAYERS

Fr. Sotiri has asked that we gather as a family every night in our homes for 15 minutes at 8 p.m. to pray the Jesus Prayer and ask our Lord to watch over us. 
 
Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me.   
 

Prayer for the Coronavirus

AGES Digital Chant Stand - Daily Services by Date

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Live Internet Broadcasts of Church Services

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Daily Reading App

Daily Scripture:  Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Online Chapel

Ancient Faith Radio and Ministries

Metropolis Separate But United webpage:  The Metropolis of Chicago shares sermonettes, prayers, reflections or stories from the clergy members and others of the Metropolis on a daily basis.


Prayers posted on the Metropolis of Chicago COVID-19 Resource Page

A Prayer in Light of the Coronavirus Pandemic

A Prayer for All Times

Prayers for the Sick

Prayers At Mealtime

Daily Personal Prayers: At Night (Compline)

Daily Personal Prayers: In The Morning

The Akathist Hymn and Small Compline

The Great Compline 


OUR HOMES ARE A SMALL CHURCH:  Links for Learning

FOR CHILDREN & TEENS:


FOR ADULTS


OTHER RESOURCES

  • DONATE BLOOD Visit the American Red Cross website by clicking HERE.  Vitalant (formerly Life Source) - has two locations in Lake County.  Please schedule your appointment in advance by calling 877-258-4825 or visiting vitalant.org
    Gurnee Donation Center
    5250-1 Grand Ave.
    Gurnee, IL 60031
    Lake Bluff Donation Center 
    223 Waukegan Rd.
    Lake Bluff, IL 60044


 

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