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Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Annual Lenten Retreat

Cultivating Relationships 
with the Saints: The TRUE HEROES 
for Orthodox Families

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Adults workshops by V. Rev. Abbot James Corazza, the abbot of the Old Cathedral of the Holy Virgin "Joy of All Who Sorrow" in San Francisco, where St. John Maximovitch served for the first two of his four years as Archbishop of San Francisco in the 1960's, and where his mantle is kept. Father James is a well-researched, thorough and dynamic speaker. 

The retreat is for the whole family! We will begin the day at 8:30 a.m. with Orthros and breakfast. The day will also include two workshops, discussions, lunch, worship and family time.  Workshop time will include lessons and activities for children of all ages. (see full schedule here).  Support for children with special needs will be available upon request. Childcare will be provided for children under three. 


The registration fee is $80.00 by March 12 or $120.00 after March 12Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15.  

Register here

Complete your registration by 
paying here 
This link will take you to a PayPal page that will allow you to pay via PayPal or credit/debit card. It will say "St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church" on the top, as St. John's houses our ministry's bank account. You may also pay by check (with Metropolis Family Synaxis in the memo) at St. John's.

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