Orthodox Mission – Hyde Park, Chicago

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Regular Meeting Times and Locations

Sunday Services

        9 AM Matins
        10 AM Divine Liturgy,

Our Sunday services are held at Mount Carmel High School, which is east of the Metra tracks just south of the South Side YMCA and the Apostolic Church of God. Look for our sign, which is right in front of the door to the hall where we meet. You’ll walk through a space that looks like a storage area, but keep going – you’ll find the Liturgy eventually!
Mount Carmel High School is a safe, 25-minute walk from the University of Chicago campus. (We recommend taking Dorchester Ave). If you’d like a ride to Sunday liturgy, contact Mark at 312-961-6097.

        Exact address: 6410 S. Dante Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Saturday Services

        4:30 PM Vespers

Our Saturday services are held at Calvert House, which is just east of the University of Chicago’s main quadrangle on University Avenue. In order to get in, please use the back entrance to Calvert House, which can be accessed from University via the narrow path on the right/south side of the building. Knock on the back door, and someone will let you in.

        Exact address: 5735 University Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60637

Weekday Services

These services are subject to change, depending on the time of year and space availability.
Please see the calendar below and our facebook page for updated service times and locations.

        Exact address: Please see calendar below, check out our facebook page, or contact us (see link at top of page) for more details.

Saint Makarios Orthodox Mission Calendar of Services and Events

Dear Visitor,

St. Makarios the Great Orthodox Mission parish is the first Orthodox parish to be planted on the South Side of Chicago since the earlier waves of immigration in the 19th and 20th century. We serve as the Orthodox Christian Chaplaincy at the University of Chicago, and provide an Orthodox Christian presence, witnessing to the broader South Side.Whether you are an Orthodox Christian looking for a neighborhood parish, a spiritual seeker, or a curious inquirer, all are welcome! Come visit. See the beauty and profundity of our liturgy and sacramental life; the truth, wisdom and light of Orthodox teachings; the gentle strength of our healing pastoral care for the person; and the generous liberality of our concern for our neighbor.The links at the top of this page provide more information about Orthodoxy, in general, and our parish, in particular. Share the Light - a scene from Pascha

We’re glad that you found us, and we hope to see you soon! Many blessings!

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