Christ The Savior
Orthodox Christian Church—Chicago, IL
Diocese of the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
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Inquiries into Orthodox Christianity
What is Orthodox Christianity all about? How does it differ from other Christian confessions? This section will attempt to answer these questions and many more.

For a visual introduction to the Orthodox Church, please view the video below, for a short presentation on "Orthodoxy at a Glance" please view the PDF, for a detailed look at Orthodox Christianity please see our About Orthodoxy area, and for any other questions, please contact our priest, Fr. John Baker.


 
The Orthodox Divine Liturgy


Spiritual meditation on the divine liturgy by the holy fathers; Produced by the Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese in collaboration with St. Tikhon's Orthodox Seminary

Orthodox Explanation of the Mystery of Confession

"If we confess our sins--An orthodox explanation of the mystery of confession" adapted from the one produced by Fr Thomas Hopko, “If we confess our sins”, OCA, (1975). Full text in PDF is available for download.

This Week
Wednesday, August 23rd
5:30pm Confessions
6:30pm Daily Vespers
Saturday, August 26th
St Iakovos Parish Retreat
NO Confessions
NO Vigil
Sunday, August 27th
St Iakovos Parish Retreat
9:30am
Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, August 30th
5:45pm Akathist to the Mother of God, Nurturer of Children
6:30pm
Daily Vespers
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