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Anniversary of Autocephaly Celebration: Minneapolis Deanery – Akathist & Speaker – Postponed

May 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT

Backlit Canoe Tied to a Dock on a Northern Minnesota Lake

We will begin Friday evening at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN by praying the Akathist to the North American Saints, followed by a talk by Fr. Alex Liberovsky to address the 50th Anniversary. Divine Liturgy will follow on Saturday morning. Refreshments will be served after events on Friday evening, and a meal following the Saturday morning liturgy. Here is a summary of details of these celebrations:

  1. Chicago Deanery: February 7 and 8, 2020 Speaker: Fr. Andrew Harrison at Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church, Palatine, IL and Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Burr Ridge, IL
  2. Michigan Deanery: April 24 and 25, 2020 Speaker: Fr. Alexander Garklavs at Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church, Livonia, MI and St. Mark Orthodox Church, Rochester, MI
  3. Minneapolis Deanery: May 8 and 9, 2020 Speaker: Alex Liberovsky at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, MN
  4. Cleveland Deanery: June 12 and 13, 2020 Speaker: Fr. Alexander Garklavs at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Parma, OH
  5. Indianapolis Deanery: October 9 and 10, 2020 Speakers: Fr. Steven Kostoff, Fr. Joel Weir at Christ the Savior/Holy Spirit, Cincinnati, OH
  6. Kansas City Deanery: November 6 and 7, 2020 Speaker: Fr. John Erickson at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, Overland Park, KS. (A concert of compositions by the late Fr. John Platko to be sung by the Holy Trinity choir Friday evening.)

All Services will begin at 7 pm on Friday, and 9:30 AM, (entrance of hierarch at 9 AM) on Saturday.


May 8, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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Diocese of the Midwest
(312) 202-0420


St. Mary’s Cathedral
1701 5th St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413 United States
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(612) 781-7667
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