Diocese: Diocese of the Midwest
Deanery: Chicago Deanery
8600 Grand Blvd
Merrillville, Indiana 46410
Lowell, IN 46356
Hammond, IN 46324
Portage, IN 46368
Protection of the Virgin Mary is located in Merrillville, Indiana, 45 minutes southeast of the Chicago Loop. From I-80/94 (the Borman Expressway) travel south on I-65. Exit off I-65 on to Hwy 30 East. Turn right at Grand Blvd. There is a GasCity and an 84 Lumber at this corner. Travel south on Grand Blvd about 1/2 mile. The church is on the right side of the road.
Schedule of Services
4:00 PM Great Vespers, followed by Confessions.
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
9:45 AM Third Hour.
6:00 PM Akathist or Vespers followed by the reading of the Life of a Saint.
7:00 PM Great Vespers.
Eves of Great Feasts falling on work days
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
Mornings of Great Feasts falling on work days
Please call Fr Peter at his home phone 219-947-0827 for confirmation of any Holy Day services during the week, for scheduling of appointments, and for information regarding our church. See our congregation’s webpage at www.ptvm.com