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Third Sunday after the Octave of Theophany January 31, 2016
Morning Service at 10:00am - Divine Liturgy at 10:30am

 Isaiah 63:18-64:12 (Pages OT 738-739) Titus 1:1-11 (Page 194) John 7:37-52 (Page 92 NT )

Celebrant: Fr. Daniel Findikyan 

Readers:  Michelle Babikian and Arnold Koresian

Greeters:  Robert Kaprelian and Harry Paloian



We warmly welcome all who have come to worship the Lord today, we are in hopes that you will be with us each and every Sunday.   


Requiem Service

Requiem Service (Hokehankisd) Page 56 of the Divine Liturgy Book.  Requiem Service will be held today for the repose of the soul of:  Mary Byloz (Bylozian)

Following church services you are invited to Fellowship Hour hosted by the ACYOA to help fund the Poon Paregentan to make it more efficient for families.


Prayers for the Sick

During the singing of Der Voghormia - Page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book, we pray for peace and for the sick. Let us remember and ask God’s Blessings for our parishioners, who are ill at home, hospital or nursing home. 

Arusyak Bagamian Violet Koresian Judy Perez  

Edith Bata

Philip Battle

Alla Krivens

Michael Levitzje

Ramon Prats

Alyce Schaffer


Georgia Calistro

David Chan

Benjamin Manoyan

Baby Tiffany Marie

Lisa Schaffer

Demetra Svolos


Armen Der Mesropian

Agnes Eghoian

Sandy Mohr

Richard Norsigian


Agnes Vartabedian


Baby Jack Fleege

Mary Hagopian

Mark Nahabedian

Joshua Najarian

Ted Woosley  
Fransuhi Karachorlu Jamie Perez    

Kindly notify the Church Office with any updates on the above mentioned names


Light of St. Gregory

Thank you to Susan (Tootooian) Volkman for donating the cost of keeping the  "Light of St. Gregory"  illuminated for the month of January in memory of her parents, Mesak and Vartar Tootooian.  

Mary Byloz Endowment Fund - In accordance with the terms of the Mary Byloz Endowment Fund of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church, the Trustees of the Fund are pleased to report that they distributed $11,200.00 for Educational purposes and $4,860.00 for Needy purposes for a total approved distribution in 2015 of $16,060.00.                      

Parishioners are encouraged to recite the Nicene Creed together on pages 18-19 of the Divine Liturgy Book, as well as the Confession on page 48 in preparation for receiving Holy Communion.

Please refrain from entering the sanctuary during the: Lections, Nicene Creed, Chalice Procession, singing of the Hayr Mer (Lord's Prayer), Der Voghormya (Lord have mercy), reading of Confession, Holy Communion and Sermon. Once you have entered the sanctuary, kindly remain until the conclusion of the service. When approching the priest to receive Holy Communion, make the sign of the cross and say, "Megha Asdoodzo" or "I have sinned against God." Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy Altar. 

Visiting Clergy

In the absence of a full time pastor, the Parish Council is coordinating through the Diocese weekend visiting clergy. If you would like to host the visiting clergy for a meal or request a pastoral visit, please contact the Church Office. Assistance is also needed for pick up and drop off at O'Hare for out of town clergy. 


12th Annual Poon Paregentan Dinner and Dance February 6, 2016  

Today is the last day to purchase tickets for the dinner.   

February 28, 2016 Parish Assembly

Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village, Room 2211, 4747 North Canfield Ave., Norridge, IL 60706. Tel. 708-583-8211

Requiem Service and Prayer List requests should be made to the Church Office by Thursday for inclusion in the bulletin of the subsequent Sunday. Requiems may take place on any Sunday except on the five Tabernacle Feast Days.

Sacraments of Baptism and Matrimony must be scheduled at least 3 months before proposed date with the Church Office.

   January 24 , 2015 - Church Attendance - 51


St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church, 6700 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60707
Church Office: 773-637-1711; email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; website www.stgregorychicago.org
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