Protection of the Virgin Mary Church Accessible

Merrillville, Indiana

Protection of the Virgin Mary Church

Founded 1911

Diocese: Diocese of the Midwest

Deanery: Chicago Deanery

Address

8600 Grand Blvd
Merrillville, Indiana 46410

http://www.ptvm.com

Parish Contacts

Serviced by Diocesan clergy
Rev. Christopher Sarafin
Attached
657 E 300 South
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Home: 219-733-0018

Lay Leadership

Mr. Nicholas Rozdelsky
Lay Contact
325 West Oakley Ave
Lowell, IN 46356
Home: 219-696-3953
Ms. Rebecca Medwetz
Choir Director
1701 - 171st St
Hammond, IN 46324
Home: 219-595-0277
Matushka Cynthia Bodnar
Church School Coordinator
5131 Canterbury Ave
Portage, IN 46368
Home: 219-947-0827

Directions

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.
Saturday Evening

10:00 AM Divine Liturgy.
Sunday Morning

9:45 AM Third Hour.
Sunday Morning

6:00 PM Akathist or Vespers followed by the reading of the Life of a Saint.
Tuesday Evening

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
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