CHICAGO, IL [DOM] – The date of the enthronement of the twelfth hierarch of Chicago and the Diocese of the Midwest is set for October 1, 2022, the Feast of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos.
In a letter dated August 3, to the clergy of the Midwest, Archpriest Paul Jannakos, Chancellor, wrote, “His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon has set the date for the enthronement of His Grace Bishop Daniel as Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest for Saturday, October 1, 2022, the Feast of the Protection of the Theotokos.”
The Chancellor encouraged clergy to publicize the information in parish bulletins and make an announcement from the ambo in the weeks leading up to the event. Diocesan clergy were invited to attend and parishes requested to send at least one lay representative. All are invited to participate in the services.
Services will be held at the historic Diocesan Cathedral, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago IL. The festivities will begin with the All Night Vigil for the feast on Friday, September 30, at 6:00 p.m. The greeting of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, followed by the Hierarchical Liturgy, and the enthronement of His Grace Bishop Daniel.
More information will be provided at domoca.org as it becomes available.