This Week in the Life of Your Bishop

This Week in the Life of your Bishop, October 26th to November 2nd      

Bishop Paul’s Travel Schedule: October 26th to November 23rd      

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL, October 30th to 31st

  • Feast of St. John of Chicago

St. George Cathedral, Chicago, IL, October 31st to November 1st

St. Theodosius Cathedral, Cleveland, OH, November 6th to 8th

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Chicago, IL, November 14th to 15th

St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Herman Church, Minneapolis, November 20th to 23rd

  • Elevation of Fr. Benjamin Tucci to Archpriest (Cathedral)
  • Elevation of Fr. William Neumann to Archpriest (Cathedral)
  • Elevation of Deacon Gregory Krutchek to Protodeacon (Cathedral)
  • Elevation of Fr. Thaddeus Nielsen to Archpriest (St. Herman)
  • Presentation of Gold Cross to Fr. Christopher Maciolek (St. Herman)

Please keep in your prayers… Metropolitan Herman, Archbishop David, Fr. Joseph Gibson (Stage 4 Prostate Cancer), Fr. Moses Berry (surgery amputated part of his leg due to long term diabetes), Fr. John and Margaret Zabinko, Fr. Josef Von Klarr, Father Vladimir and Matushka Virginia Lecko, Fr. Christopher Phillips, (knee surgery recovery), Fr. Gregory Grivna, Fr. Myron Manzuk, Deacon Paul Mitchell, Deacon Paul Gansle, Matushka Trudi Richter (knee surgery) Matushka Snezana Ruzic, Helen Lis (mother of Fr. David Lis), Theodore Geletka, and Melinda (Fr. Michael Kuzara’s daughter).

If there are people who are known throughout the diocese that are in need of prayer, please submit their names to Bishop Paul

Please Mark Your Calendars for:

Diocesan and Bishop’s Councils, November 30th to December 2nd, Burbank, IL

Some parishes are still forwarding their monthly proportional giving checks to the old address on 927 La Salle Dr., please forward them to the current address of the Chancery at 5037 W 83rd St. Burbank, IL, 60459. Thank you.

SYOSSET, NY [DOM Communications] – In an effort to bring people closer together and to provide a stronger network of support, the office of Pastoral Life, of the Orthodox Church in America, is inviting the clergy wives of the Diocese of the Midwest to submit their contact information to create a proper database.

Clergy wives are asked to submit their contact information (even if they think it is already there) via this FORM. For more information about this ministry, click here, oremail

If you are holding any special events or celebrating any special services, and would like to share this news with the diocese, contact Fr. Alexander Koranda our communications director to put the event on the diocesan web page. Gather what photos you have and send those to Fr. Alexander along with some bullet points of facts concerning the event. That way he can do a brief write up of the event. Fr. Alex can be reached at:

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