About St Luke
St. Luke Orthodox Church is a parish of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) located in Palos Hills, Illinois. Come join us for worship on Sunday morning - Matins 8:30 A.M. and Divine Liturgy at 9:30 A.M. Great Vespers is celebrated on Saturday at 5:30 P.M. Morning prayers are held Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 A.M. Check the calendar for the dates and times of feast day services. Confessions are heard before and after all services. Common Confession is held 5 times a year - check calendar.
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To view a short introduction about St. Luke Parish Click Here
Visit our Facebook Page - St. Luke's Facebook Page
"Christ Is Risen!"
"Indeed He Is Risen!"
Hear Christ is Risen! in 250 LanguagesTo listen click here
Donations can be made to help us with our work in the Lord. Your donation is tax deductible and will go a long way in helping our mission team. Please include your return address so that we may send you a receipt for your taxes.
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Journey To PaschaJourney To Pascha - Follow along with St. Luke Parish as it completes its journey to Pascha. Pictures and information provided.
Pilgrimage June 2014Pilgrimage To The Seven Churches And Cappadocia - Itinerary For June 2014
School of the Seventy Begins New School Term
St Luke's online school,
The Orthodox School of the Seventy has started a new school year, running September 1, 2012 to June 1, 2013. Study at your own pace and earn credit for doing so. The school is open to anyone wishing to learn about the Orthodox faith. Read, listen to podcasts, attend classes--there are many activities to choose from. New activities and books are posted weekly.
To enroll click here
Questions? Contact email@example.com. The School looks forward to welcoming you!
Recent UpdatesNew Event: "Eagle Scout Presentation"
New Event: "Mission Team Fundraiser"
New Event: "End Of School Year"
In The News: "Missions at the Heart of Local Parish Ministry"
New Event: "Garden Center Visit For May"
New Event: "Children's Sermon For Mother's Day"
The Faith: Hour of Orthodoxy Radio Programs - 35 New Programs from 12-2-1979 thru 5-3-1981"
The Faith: You Tube - St. Luke Videos "Easter Services 2013 Holy Friday The Lamentations"
The Faith: You Tube - Various Orthodox Videos "Christ Is Risen! - Ghana, Africa"
New Event: "Agape Vespers And Egg Hunt"
New Event: "Pascha - Saturday Night/Sunday Morning"
New Event: "Vigil"
New Event: "Holy Saturday Liturgy"
New Event: "Friday Evening The Lamentations"
New Event: "Friday Afternoon Procession With The Burial Shroud"
New Event: "Friday Morning - Preparing The Tomb"
New Event: "Thursday Evening - The Passion Gospels"
New Event: "Thursday Morning - Mystical Supper Liturgy"
New Event: "Wednesday Holy Unction Service"
Humor: "Church Services Of The Future"
Items of InterestOCMC - Visit The Orthodox Christian Mission Center Page
Archpastoral Message Archpastoral Message On Same Sex Marriage
Yocama Clothing Drive - Clothing Drive
AA and Co-Dependents Anonymous Meetings - View this link for more information
Upcoming Orthodox Conferences & Events - Dates, Locations, and Descriptions
Metropolitan Jonah's Sermon - Listen as he speaks on the Future of the Orthodox Church in America
Young Adult Education Blog - Visit our new Young Adult Education Blog
Question of the week - Join us and learn with us by participating in our online Bible Study through our question of the week.
The School of the Seventy - Join the "School of the Seventy" Adult Education Program. Listed under the Adult Education Ministry. Else Tennessen - Director.
Missions & Pilgrimages - View Slideshows of Father Andrew's Missions and Pilgrimages
Guest Book - Thank you for visting our site. Please don't forget to sign our guest book, your thoughts and comments are most welcome and help us to improve our site.
"The Hour Of Orthodoxy Radio Programs" - Recently we have recovered Audio Files of "The Hour Of Orthodoxy Radio Programs"from the 1970's and 1980's by Fr. Vladimir Borichevsky. Currently we have 212 programs and more will be added as they become available. Click Here to learn more about the life and spiritual legacy of Fr. Vladimir Borichevsky
You Tube Videos - A Collection of Videos viewable on Youtube.com
St. Luke Parish Online Store -Please Visit our St. Luke Parish Online Store. A variety of books, icons, and misc. items will be offered for sale. As more items become availiable they will be added to the store. Payment can be made by check, money order, or credit card. Donations to help us continue our work in The Lord or to specific charities may be made here as well.
Orthodoxy and Animals: The Homepage - Do you have question about how your pet fits in with your religious outlook or simply wish to share your views? Please feel free to visit this website maintained by one of our parishioner.
Clergy and Lay Leadership
Hieromonk Matthias, Bishop of the Diocese of the Midwest