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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago

The Metropolis of Chicago is an ecclesiastical territory, a metropolis, large diocese, of the Greek Orthodox Church in the North-Central Midwest, United States, with its see city of Chicago. It is part of the Archdiocese of America and is led by a metropolitan who serves as the priest of the mother church, Annunciation Cathedral in the City of Chicago. Metropolitan Iakovos was enthroned as the Bishop of Chicago on May 1, 1979, following his election to that post by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Phanar, Constantinople, Turkey. In 2002, the diocese was raised to Metropolitan status.[1]

Greek Orthodox Metropolises
Metropolis of Chicago
Personnel
Metropolitan Vacant
Chancellor Demetrios (Kantzavelos)
Cathedral Annunciation Cathedral, Chicago
Religious Brothers & Sisters n/a
Geography
Location Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Northern Indiana, and Eastern Missouri, United States
Vital Statistics
Total Parishes 61
Total Orthodox Population n/a
Total Population abt 26,000,000
The Annunciation Cathedral

Contents

ParishesEdit

IllinoisEdit

Aurora – St. Athanasios Church

Champaign – Three Hierarchs Church

Chicago (Hegewisch) – Assumption Church

Chicago – Annunciation Cathedral

Chicago – Assumption Church

Chicago – Holy Trinity Church

Chicago – St. Andrew Church

Chicago – St. Basil Church

Chicago – St. Demetrios Church

Chicago – St. George Church

Chicago – St. Nicholas Albanian Church

DeKalb – St. George Church

Decatur – Annunciation Church

Des Plaines – St. John the Baptist Church

East Moline – Assumption Church

Elgin – St. Sophia Church

Elmhurst – St. Demetrios Church

Glenview – SS. Peter and Paul Church

Joliet – All Saints Church

Justice – Holy Cross Church

Kankakee – Annunciation Church

Libertyville – St. Demetrios Church

Lincolnshire – Ascension of Our Lord Church

Niles – Holy Taxiarchai-St. Haralambos

Oak Lawn – Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

Olympia Fields – Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

Palatine – St. Nectarios Church

Palos Heights – St. Spyridon Church

Palos Hills – SS. Constantine & Helen Church

Peoria – All Saints Greek Orthodox Church

Rock Island – St. George Church

Rockford – SS. Constantine & Helen Church

Springfield – St. Anthony Church

Swansea – SS. Constantine & Helen Church

Westchester – Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church

IndianaEdit

Hammond – Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church

Merrillville – Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Schereville – Saint George Greek Orthodox Church

South Bend – St. Andrew Church

Valparaiso – St. Iakovos Church

IowaEdit

Cedar Rapids – St. John the Baptist Church

Des Moines – St. George Church

Dubuque – St. Elias the Prophet Church

Mason City – Holy Transfiguration Church

Sioux City – Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

Waterloo – St. Demetrios Church

MinnesotaEdit

Duluth – Twelve Holy Apostles Church

Minneapolis – St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church

Rochester – SS. Anargyroi Church

St. Paul – St. George Church

MissouriEdit

Columbia – St. Luke the Evangelist Church

St. Louis – St. Nicholas Church

Town and Country – Assumption Greek Orthodox Church

WisconsinEdit

Appleton – St. Nicholas Church

Fond du Lac – Holy Trinity Church

Madison – Assumption Church

Milwaukee – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Racine – Dormition of the Theotokos Church

Sheboygan – St. Spyridon Church

Wauwatosa – SS. Constantine and Helen Church

MonasteriesEdit

Illinois – Holy Transfiguration

Wisconsin – St. John Chrysostomos

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Eltagouri, Grace Wong, Marwa. "First Metropolitan of Chicago dies at 89". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017.