ECCLESIA, Greek Orthodox Churches of the Chicago Metropolis Book

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Explore the establishment and growth of the ecclesiastical Greek Orthodox churches. Documented for the first time in one place through personal interviews with dozens of priests and parishioners. Discover the Greek immigrant community, fundamental beliefs and history, as well at the meaning of Greek orthodoxy icons and symbols. If you are new to Orthodoxy, this book will illuminate Orthodox Christianity with its simple text and explanations

Author: Panos Fiorentinos ('s founder)

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  • A monumental photographic and historical journey through the entire Greek Orthodox Metropolis (Archdiocese) of Chicago
  • Spans 59 individual parishes of Greek Orthodox Churches in six states: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, northwest Indiana and northwest Missouri
  • More than 400 richly colored photographs of Greek Orthodox churches with interior and exterior pictures
  • Book is signed by author
  • Measures 11" x 11" with 224 pages, ISBN 0-9759782-0-9
  • Read the review from The Institute for Sacred Architecture here   
  • Listen to a NPR interview with Panos, the author, about the book here

Greek Orthodox Churches included in this volume: ILLINOIS: St. Athanasios of Aurora, Three Heirarchs of Champaign, Annunciation of Chicago, Holy Trinity of Chicago (before it was sold), St. Andrew of Chicago, Old St. Basil of Chicago (before the fire), St. Demetrios of Chicago, St. George of Chicago, Annunciation of Decatur, St. John the Baptist of Des Plaines, Assumption of East Moline, St. Sophia of Elgin (old church), St. Demetrios of Elmhurst, Sts. Peter and Paul of Glenview, Assumption of Hegewisch, All Saints from Joliet, Holy Cross of Justice, Annunciation of Kankakee, Ascension of Our Lord, Lincolnshire (old church), Holy Taxiarhai and St. Haralambos, St. Nicholas of Oak Lawn, Assumption of Olympia Fields, St. Nectarios of Palatine, St. Spyridon of Palos Heights, Sts. Constantine and Helen of Palos Hills, All Saints of Peroia, St. George of Rock Island, Sts. Constantine and Helen of Rockford, St. Anthony's of Springfield, Sts. Constantine and Helen of Swansea, St. Demetrios of Waukegan (old church), Holy Apostles of Westchester   INDIANA: St Demetrios of Hammond, Sts. Constantine and Helen of Merrillville, St. George of Schererville, St. Andrew of South Bend, St. Iakovos of Valparaiso   IOWA: St. John the Baptist of Cedar Rapids, St. George of Des Moines, St. Elias the Prophet of Dubuque (old church), Holy Transfiguration of Mason City, Holy Trinity of Sioux City, St. Demetrios of Waterloo  MINNESOTA: Twelve Holy Apostles of Duluth, St. Mary's of Minneapolis, Sts. Anargyroi Cosmas and Damianos (old church), St. George of St. Paul   MISSOURI:   St. Luke the Evangelist of Columbia (old church), St. Nicholas of St. Louis, Assumption of Town and Country   WISCONSIN: St. Nicholas of Appleton (demolished), Holy Trinity of Fond du Lac, Assumption of Madison, Annunciation of Milwaukee, Dormition of the Theotokos, St. Spyridon of Sheboygan, Sts. Constantine and Helen of Wauwatosa


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