Holy Trinity Cathedral

Chicago, Illinois

Holy Trinity Cathedral

Founded 1892

Diocese: Diocese of the Midwest

Deanery: Chicago Deanery

Address

1121 N Leavitt St
Chicago, Illinois 60622-3502

http://holytrinitycathedral.net

Office: 773-486-6064

Parish Contacts

V. Rev. John S Adamcio
Dean
1121 N Leavitt St
Chicago, IL 60622-3502
Home: 773-486-6064
Archimandrite Paul (Gassios)
Attached
933 N. La Salle Dr.
Chicago, IL 60610-3204
Home: 312-202-0424
Rev. Hieromonk Simeon (Johnson)
Attached
Rev. E Danial Doss
Attached
Rev. Gregory Madlom
Attached
Rev. Elijah Mueller
Attached
Rev. Michael Prevas
Attached
4007 W Montrose Ave #2
Chicago, IL 60641
Home: 773-427-1944
V. Rev. James Doyle
Attached
V. Rev. Sergei Garklavs
Dean Emeritus
6104 N Meade Ave
Chicago, IL 60646
Home: 773-774-1220
V. Rev. Peter Bodnar
Retired, Attached
6100 State Hwy 38
Marshfield, MO 65706
Home: 417-241-2741
V. Rev. Michael Herrick
Retired, Attached
1421 Emilie St
Green Bay, WI 54301
Home: 920-265-0232
V. Rev. Myron D Manzuk
Retired, Attached
7545 W 61st Pl
Summit, IL 60501
Home: 708-458-1328
V. Rev. Oleg Mironowicz
Retired, Attached
2146 N 77th Ave
Elmwood Park, IL 60635
Home: 708-456-1890
V. Rev. Luke Nelson
Retired, Attached
6812 Cummins Dr
Rockport, IL 61114
Home: 815-633-8242
Rev. Dn. Thomas Keith
[Deacon]
4206 N Kildare Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
Home: 773-283-4169

Lay Leadership

Dr. Stamatia Richardson
Church School Coordinator
612 Wisconsin Ave
Oak Park, IL 60304
Rev. Dn. Thomas Keith
Young Adult/Campus Coordinator

Directions

General Location
Holy Trinity Cathedral is located on the east side of Leavitt St between Thomas and Haddon (1 block south of Division St) and across the street from St Mary of Nazareth Hospital.

By car from the Expressway
From I-90/94 exit at Division St.  Drive west to Leavitt St.  Turn left and drive south 2 short blocks (passing the Cathedral) to Thomas St.  Turn left on Thomas and then left into first alley.  Drive straight ahead to the Cathedral parking lot.

By “L” train blue line from O'Hare (going SE) or downtown
(NW)

Exit blue line train at Division St. stop.  Take #70 Division St bus west to Leavitt St.  Exit bus and walk south one short block to Cathedral.

Schedule of Services

4:30 PM Vigil.
Saturday Evening

9:30 AM Divine Liturgy.
Sunday Morning

7:00 P.M. Vigil
Eves of Great Feasts

9:30 A.M. Divine Liturgy
Mornings of Great Feasts

Please call 773-486-6064 for more information.

Parish Background

Pre-1892
A small Orthodox community forms in Chicago consisting of Russians, Greeks, Serbs, and other Eastern Europeans.  Fr (St) Alexis Toth of Minneapolis occasionally conducts services for the fledgling group.

1892
St Vladimir’s Orthodox Church, located near present-day Racine and Madison, consecrated on June 7.  First permanent priest is Fr Nicholas Grinkevich, later followed by Fr Ambrose Vretta.

1895
Fr (St) John Kochurov of St Petersburg, Russia, becomes priest at St Vladimir’s.  The community by this time is predominately Carpatho-Russian and Russian.

1899
Fr John Kochurov, with the blessing of Bishop (St) Tikhon, commissions architect Louis Sullivan to construct a new home for St Vladimir’s parishoners on the corner of Leavitt and Haddon.

1903
First service in new Holy Trinity Orthodox Church is held on March 25, with Bishop Tikhon in attendance.  The Bishop consecrates the Church in August.

1906-1907
Bishop Tikhon and Fr John Kochurov return to Russia.

1917
Fr John Kochurov murdered by Bolshviks in Tsarskoye Selo, Russia.  Bishop Tikhon is elevated as Patriarch of Russia.

1922
Holy Trinity becomes the Cathedral of the new auxiliary bishop of Chicago, Theophilus.

1925
Patriarch Tikhon dies in imprisonment in the Soviet Union.

1957
Archbishop John (Garklavs) elected to Diocese of Chicago and Minneapolis.

1978
Bishop Boris consecrated at Holy Trinity Cathedral to serve the Diocese of the Midwest.

1983
Fr Sergei Garklavs becomes priest at the Cathedral.

1989
Patriarch Tikhon is canonized a Saint in Russia.

1992
Holy Trinity celebrates its Centennial.

1993
His Grace, Bishop Job, is appointed as Bishop of the Diocese of the Midwest.  Also in this year, Patriarch Alexis II of Russia serves at Holy Trinity Cathedral as part of Bicentennial of Orthodoxy in America celebrations.

1994
Fr John Kochurov is canonized a Saint in Russia.

Holy Trinity Cathedral thrives as a diverse and dedicated Orthodox community including descendants of the founders, immigrants from Eastern Europe and downstate, and converts from other faiths.