CHICAGO, IL [DOM] – The Diocesan Council, under the chairmanship of His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of Chicago and the Midwest met for their second and final meeting of the calendar year on December 1 and December 2.
The Bishop’s Council met in the morning and throughout the afternoon on Thursday. The meeting gathered Archbishop Daniel, along with Archpriest Paul Jannakos, Chancellor, and the Deans of the deaneries; Archpriest Andrew Clements, Cleveland Dean, Archpriest Alexander Kuchta, Chicago Dean, Archpriest Stephen Kostoff, Indianapolis Deanery, Archpriest Timothy Sawchak, Kansas City Dean, and Archpriest Dusan Koprivica, Michigan Dean. Later that evening the Finance Committee held a meeting at the Chancery in Burbank, IL.
On Friday morning, the Diocesan Council held their winter meeting in a local hotel in, Chicago, IL. The meeting was chaired by His Eminence Archbishop Daniel. In his report, His Eminence reflected on the past year of the diocese and his impression of the diocese throughout that time. He specifically noted that he has been active in visiting parishes and that they have been a source of joy for him.
The Diocesan Chancellor, Archpriest Paul Jannakos, gave his report noting the transition of the new diocesan hierarch. The Chancellor also reported on various aspects of diocesan life. Reports were given by the Treasurer, Finance Committee, Metropolitan Council, the Office of the Communications, and the various ministries of the diocese, as well as reports from each deanery.