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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church secures church building space for liturgical services and parish functions

LOMBARD, Illinois, April 22, 2021 – The Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago today announced that Holy Trinity will move its liturgical services, ministries and programs to the former St. Maria Goretti Church located at 10050 Ivanhoe Ave., Schiller Park , Illinois, 60176. Holy Trinity The administrative offices of Trinity will remain at 2644 E. Dempster Ave in Park Ridge for the time being. Services at the new location will begin on Palm Sunday.

“We are fully aware of the special timing of this announcement. We give thanks to God that the community of the Holy Trinity can celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ in its new location. We are also grateful that the faithful of Holy Trinity will enjoy comfort and certainty over the next year as we complete the final stages of our journey to a permanent spiritual home, ”said James G. Lakerdas, Chairman of the Board. parish.

Thanks to the vote of the parish council, and with the consensus of the parishioners, Holy Trinity will operate in the Schiller Park space for one year. During this time, Holy Trinity will be evaluating options to secure a permanent spiritual home in another location, or outright acquire its current space.

The rental agreement was entered into by the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Holy Trinity and the Metropolis of Chicago are deeply grateful to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago for the generous rental terms offered.

“This day would not have been possible without the deep and lasting faith of the parish council, the stewards and the sister parishes of the Holy Trinity. The tremendous hard work and commitment, especially during a public health crisis, is an example of grace in action for everyone in the Holy Metropolis, ”said His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael.

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