St. Nicholas Eparchy in Chicago is hosting fellow clergy from across the eastern part of the country. Guests are deacons and priests from the Archeparchy of Philadelphia and the eparchies of Stamford and St. Josaphat in Parma –and their hierarchs.
On the agenda include:
Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 2:15pm the hierarchy and clergy will visit with students of St. Nicholas Cathedral School, Chicago; at 2:45 the entourage will walk to the Ukrainian National Museum to view a special exhibit honoring Metropolitan Sheptytsky, featuring historical items from Ukraine. This will be followed by a visit to Ss. Volodymyr and Olha Ukrainian Catholic Church.
At 4:00pm, there will be a tour and explanation of St. Nicholas Cathedral, Chicago.
At 5:00pm there will be a Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Cathedral, Chicago. This is a unique opportunity to pray with approximately 170 priests and deacons of the Ukrainian Catholic Church all together in one place. The Divine Liturgy will be sung in all its fullness by our clergymen. The celebrants will be: Metropolitan Stefan and the eparchial bishops, and clergy. This is an opportunity to join in the edifying prayer of so many united to our Heavenly Father through the one priesthood of Jesus Christ, endowed with the Gift of the Holy Spirit.
Would you like to join in the con-celebrated Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Cathedral at 5 o’clock (Central Time) Thursday, October 22, but cannot because of distance? You can watch it live-streamed by visiting http://www.stnicholaschicago.org - and click on the icon of the TV next to the words “Watch Our Liturgy Services Live!”
Article adapted from the October 2015 issue of “New Star” from the Saint Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Chicago.