Faithful of Chicagoland gather to celebrate the First Enthroned Apostles

BURR RIDGE, IL [DOM] – The Altar Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul Church, Burr Ridge, IL, brought together clergy and faithful throughout Chicagoland. The feast began on Wednesday evening, June 28, with the celebration of Great Vespers. Divine Liturgy was held on Thursday, June 29.

His Eminence Archbishop Daniel of Chicago and the Midwest was in prayerful attendance for the Liturgy. Archpriest Paul Jannakos, Chancellor, was the main celebrant, joined by Archpriest Herman Kincaid, Rector, Archpriest Mykola Bodnarchuk, Priest Alexander Koranda, Priest Esteban Vazquez, Priest Jacob Van Sickle, Priest Joseph Whittaker, Deacon Paul Garklavs, Deacon Jan Farral, and Deacon Jordan Kingery. The choir sang under the direction of Dr. Emil Tripa.

The homily was offered by Fr. Paul Jannakos. At the end of the service, His Eminence greeted the clergy and faithful gathered and offered a brief reflection on the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul. A festive meal was held in the parish hall.

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