Holy Nativity of the Lord Church

Chicago, Illinois

Holy Nativity of the Lord Church

Founded 1939

Diocese: Romanian Episcopate

Deanery: MidWest Deanery

Address

2820 W Ardmore Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60659-4702

Mailing address:

5825 N Mozart St
Chicago, IL 60659-3801

http://www.holynativitychurch.com/

Office: 773-878-0837

Parish Contacts

V. Rev. Simion Pavel
Pastor
5816 N California Ave
Chicago, IL 60659-3903
Home: 773-878-0837
V. Rev. Ioan Lupescu
Associate Priest
6036 N Francisco Ave
Chicago, IL 60659-2508
Home: 773-981-5001
V. Rev. Nicolae Izbasa
Associate Priest
747 Greenway Rd
Highland Park, IL 60035
Home: 847-926-8943

Directions

From I-94 North
Take I-94 (Edens) east.  Exit at Peterson going East.  Take Peterson to Lincoln, about 2 miles.  Turn right.  Go south on Lincoln about 3 blocks, turn left on Mozart.  Go north on Mozart 1 block to Ardmore.  Church is on the corner of Mozart and Ardmore.

From the south (downtown)
Take I-90/94 (Kennedy) west.  Exit at at Kimball Avenue.  Go north (right) on Kimball about 3 miles to Peterson.  Turn right (east) on Peterson.  Go about 3 blocks on Peterson to Lincoln.  Turn right. Go south on Lincoln about 3 blocks, turn left on Mozart.  Go north on Mozart 1 block to Ardmore. Church is on the corner of Mozart and Ardmore.

From the west (O'Hare)
take I-90 (Kennedy) east the Austin (to Foster Avenue) exit.  At the end of the exit ramp, turn east (left) and follow the curve to reach Foster.  Turn east (left) on Foster.  Continue on Foster for about 3 miles.  Turn left (north) on Lincoln.  Follow Lincoln about 1 mile to Mozart.  Turn left (north) on Mozart.  Go north on Mozart 1 block to Ardmore. Church is on the corner of Mozart and Ardmore.

Schedule of Services

Our services are normally in Romanian language (in English by request only, or as needed).

9:30 AM Matins
Sunday Morning

10:15 AM Divine Liturgy (Faithful wishing to receive the Holy Communion must confess first)
Sunday Morning

6:00 PM Great Vespers with Litia (5:00 PM on Saturday evening; 4:00 PM on Sunday evening).
Eves of Great Feasts

9:00am - Matins (8:00am in August); 10:00am - Holy Liturgy (9:00am in August)
Mornings of Great Feasts

7:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. On the Fifth Wednesday, the Vigil Matins of the Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete is celebrated instead.
Wednesday Evenings in Great Lent

10 AM Akathist is served on the following lesser feast days: 26 Oct (St Demetrius), 8 Nov. (Archangel Michael), 30 Nov. (St Andrew), 6 Dec. (St Nicholas), 12 Dec. (St Spiridon), 7 Jan. (St John the Baptist), 30 Jan. (Three Hierarchs), 23 Apr. (St George), 21 May (SS Constantine and Helen), 24 June (Nativity of St John the Baptist), 29 June (SS Peter and Paul), 20 July (Prophet Elijah), 29 Aug. (Beheading of St John the Baptist), and on the Day of the Holy Spirit (Monday after Pentecost). On 1 Jan. we follow the Sunday schedule.
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