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June  26, 2016

Morning Service at 9:30 am.  -  Divine Liturgy at 10:00 am.


 Isaiah 3:1-11 (OT p. 684) Romans 11:13-24 (NT p.146) Matthew 14:13-21 (NT p.47)

Celebrant - Fr. Garabed Kochakian

Readers - Michelle Babikian and Arnold Koresian 

Greeter - Robert Kaprelian  


We warmly welcome all who have come to worship the Lord today and extend a sincere invitation for you to join us each and every Sunday. Please attend the Fellowship Hour following the Divine Liturgy.


Fellowship Hour

Following church services you are invited to join us for fellowship hour hosted by Irina Petrosyan on behalf of the Women's Guild.


 Prayers for the Sick 

During the singing of “Der Voghormya”, page 45 of the Divine Liturgy Book, we pray for peace and for the sick. Let us remember in particular the parishioners who are ill at home, hospital or nursing home:

Alan Batman

Arusyak Bagamian

Edith Beta

Georgia Calistro

Armen DerMesropian 

Baby Jack Fleege

Mary Hagopian

Sara Isiktel

Fransuhi Karachorlu

Dorothy Koresian



Violet Koresian

Alla Krivens

Greg Kurkjian

Lueddy Kurkjian

Michale Levitzje

Benjamin Manoyan

Baby Tiffany Marie

Sandy Mohr

Harry Paloian




 Julia Morgan

Mark Nahabedian

Joshua Najarian

Jamie Perez

Judy Perez

Alyce Schaffer

Lisa Schaffer

Demetra Svoloc

Agnes Vartabedian

Ted Woosley  





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


Violet Koresian is at Central Baptist Village, Room 3252B,  4747 North Canfield Ave., Norridge, IL 60706. Tel. 708-583-8211.


I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who sent cards, made telephone calls, sent flowers or just came to visit me during my recovery.  They were greatly appreciated.

Dorothy Koresian.


 Light of St. Gregory

Thank you to the Kaprelian Family in Memory of George Kaprelian and to Nick and Nancy Berberian for donating the cost of keeping the Lights of St. Gregory” illuminated for the month of June. 

Congratulations to Nelli & Artsrun Ohanyan and their children Narek, Sona and Sevag on the joyous occasion of becoming U.S. Citizens!!!


Hye Camp

  CIT and Staff training will run from Wednesday, July 27 - Saturday, July 30.  The two-week camp session begins Saturday, July 30 - Saturday, August 13, A one-week camp session will be offered Saturday, July 30 - Saturday, August 6th for our entire camp community.  For those unable to attend the first week, they may sign up for the second week which runs from Saturday, August 6-Saturday, August 13. For applications or more information visit: http://diocesansummercamps.org/and click on Hye Camp or ask your HYE CAMP parish representatives, Kenarr Chiodo or Diane Abezetian.

 Participation and Etiquette

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 approaching the priest to receive Holy Communion, make the sing of the cross and say, “Megha Asdoodzo” or “I have sinned against God.” Ladies must have a head covering when approaching the Holy Altar.

 Calendar of Events 

 Picnic Meeting Dates - July 11th and August 1st. Skewering will be on August 11th and set up on August 12th.

  June 19, 2016- Church Attendance - 64

St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church
6700 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago Il 60707
Church Office: 773-637-1711

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