Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
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1121 N. Leavitt Street, Chicago, Illinois 60622
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Holy Trinity Cathedral Parish Celebrates 125 Years!

June 10-11, 2017

By the Grace of God, Holy Trinity Cathedral will celebrate the 125th anniversary of her founding in 1892!  This is a momentous occasion, worthy of giving thanks to our Lord Jesus Christ for the blessings He has bestowed on us, as well as strengthening us for the challenges we face in the 21st Century!

The Weekend's Agenda

We look forward to welcoming visitors on Saturday, June 10 with a tour of the Cathedral at 2pm followed by Vigil at 4pm and a light ethnic dinner in the parish hall at 6pm.  Please RSVP for this complimentary dinner via the ticket order form or by contacting Sue Miller.

His Grace, Bishop PAUL will celebrate the Divine Liturgy on Sunday at 9am with our faithful and guests. Light refreshments will be provided following the Liturgy in the parish hall.  There will be a special banquet at the Carlisle in Lombard, IL with cocktail hour beginning at 2pm and the dinner at 3pm.  Ticket prices are $100 adults / $25 children.  

We are getting very excited for our raffle at the event as well.  Prizes include Cubs tickets, dining experiences, a weekend in Galena, art pieces and sports memorabilia.

Saturday, June 10 

2:00pm: Cathedral Tour
4:00pm: Vigil 
6:00pm: Light ethnic dinner to follow in the Parish Hall next door (RSVP on order form)


Sunday, June 11

9:00am: Hierarchal Divine Liturgy
Refreshments in Parish Hall
12:30pm: Optional Bus Transportation to The Carlisle ($10)
2:00pm: Cocktail Hour, The Carlisle, 435 E. Butterfield Rd., Lombard, IL
3:00pm: Banquet


Optional Transportation Available

If you would like to take advantage of the optional bus transportation on Sunday between Holy Trinity and the Carlisle for $10 per person, please indicate that on the ticket order form as well.


The planning committee is pleased to offer a few options for guests traveling to the Cathedral from out of town and needing lodging.  Please reserve hotels by May 12 for best pricing.  See below for information on The Robey Chicago and Crowne Plaza West Loop.

Sponsor our Program Book

Your sponsorships are so important to the success of our event.  There are several advertising opportunities available in our event program.  Learn more here.

Photos & Memorabilia Wanted

In order to fully appreciate our history, we are in the process of compiling a "Digital Scrapbook" of photographs. If you have old pictures that you would like to share, please contact either Mrs. Margo Pelak, Matushka Melania or Kelly (Athanasia) Lardin to have them included. If you want your photos to be returned to you, please inform them and your photos will be digitally copied and returned to you.

If we have enough items, a Memorabilia Table is being planned. Look around for old items (anniversary books, Sisterhood/Brotherhood ribbons, etc.) that you find interesting. The table will be set up for inspection during the dinner.

Join Us!

Let us gather together in morning and evening prayer, rejoicing in the Eucharist, thus feeding and strengthening our souls!  Let us work together, offering our time, talent, and resources to grow the Church and the Faith!  Let us offer prayerful thanksgiving to our Lord, asking His Grace and Blessing in all we do!

Please be sure to mark your calendars, sharing this information with your family and friends so we can make this a truly memorable event.  If you would like to get involved, please see the event chair, Margo Pelak.

Stay updated by following us on Facebook and showing your interest in attending this event!

Hotel Discounts

We appreciate the following hotel vendors extending discounted rates to our out of town guests:

The Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop

The Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop (3 miles south of the Cathedral, 21 miles from the Carlisle)
733 W. Madison St., Chicago

The Crowne Plaza is excited to provide you with accommodations in the great city of Chicago!  It is located at 733 West Madison Street, Chicago.  Guests can utilize the information below to make their reservation(s) at the reduced rate of $239.

Booking Link: Holy Trinity Cathedral 125th Anniversary Booking Link
Cutoff Date: Friday, May 12
Reservations must be made online or by phone: 312-829-5000.  Please mention Group Code HT6.
(Unfortunately group booking links are not mobile friendly)

The Robey Chicago

The Robey Chicago (0.9 miles north of the Cathedral, 20.4 miles from the Carlisle)
2018 W. North Ave., Chicago

The Robey is located at 2018 W. North Avenue, Chicago and is offering our guests a 10% discount off of their rates.

Visit http://www.therobey.com/#robey to book your room and use booking code, "LOCALS" (all caps), to receive 10% off the room rate.

Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, Chicago
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, Chicago
Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral, Chicago
Interior, Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
Interior, Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
Interior, Holy Trinity Orthodox Cathedral
The Carlisle, Lombard, IL
The Carlisle, Lombard, IL
The Carlisle, Lombard, IL

Updated 05/08/2017, 2:48:23 PM

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