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Episcopal Consecration
of the
Right Reverend Archimandrite Paul

In the Year of Our Lord 2014, December 26 and 27 — that is, the Synaxis of the Theotokos and the Feast of Protomartyr Stephen — His Grace, Paul will be consecrated a bishop and enthroned as ruling hierarch of the Diocese of the Midwest. Here you can find all the most up-to-date information regarding that weekend's services and events.

Hotel Accommodations
Banquet Reservations– limited seating still available!

The vestement color will be white.


Friday, December 26

6:00 p.m.
Vespers with Nomination and Proclamation
Holy Trinity Cathedral

7:30 p.m.
Consecration Choir Rehearsal
Holy Trinity Cathedral

Saturday, December 27

9:00 a.m.
Divine Liturgy with Consecration
Holy Trinity Cathedral

12:30 p.m.
Ukrainian Cultural Center

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Consecration Banquet
Ukrainian Cultural Center

5:00 p.m.
Great Vespers
Holy Trinity Cathedral

Sunday, December 28

9:30 a.m.
Divine Liturgy
Holy Trinity Cathedral

Holy Trinity Cathedral


Consecration Directions FlyerA flyer containing directions and maps for travel between the various locations of the Consecration activities may be downloaded here.

The the addresses of the locations are as follows:

Best Western River North Hotel
125 W Ohio St
Chicago, IL 60654

Holy Trinity Cathedral
1121 N Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60622

Ukrainian Cultural Center
of Ss. Vladimir and Olga Church (Catholic)
2245 W Superior St
Chicago, IL 60612

Parking Near the Cathedral:  There will be parking available at the Thomas Street parking lot of St. Mary of Nazareth Hospital.  The lot is located one-half block west of Holy Trinity Cathedral, and can be accessed from either Western Avenue or Oakley Street.  Head east (Thomas is one-way) from either street; the parking lot is in the middle of the block on the left (north side) of the street.


Preferred Airport:
O’Hare International Airport (ORD)
3939 N Mannheim Rd
Schiller Park, IL 60176

Alternate Airport:
Chicago Midway Airport (MDW)
5700 S Cicero Ave
Chicago, IL 60638


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