Annual Celebration of Books, Schedule of Events: Westchester, IL

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March 31, 2013 @ 10:30 pm – April 8, 2013 @ 1:00 am
Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church
2501 South Wolf Road
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 562-2744

Thousands of Orthodox books will be on display for all to browse and purchase for their library.  The Celebration of Books is sponsored by the Metropolis of Chicago Religious Education Department.  Daily hours are 10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

On March 31, 2013, the Sunday of St Gregory Palamas, Dr. Christopher Veniamin will be the keynote speaker at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester IL, for their annual “Celebration of Books”.  This week-long annual event is in its 29th year and is one of the more anticipated pan-orthodox gatherings in the Chicago area.

Dr. Christopher will also offer the sermon during the Sunday Liturgy, on St. Gregory Palamas, and also a presentation, entitled, “St Gregory Palamas and the Second Sunday of Great Lent“, which will be given following Great Compline later that same day.

Tuesday, April 2nd-Reverend Dr. John Chryssavgis-“Creation Care and the Spiritual Life:  Transforming Perspectives and Practices”.  Compline Service begins at 6:30 p.m and the presentation will begin around 8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 4th-Reverend Dr. Theodore Stylianopoulos-“The Apocalypse:  Message and Medium”.  Compline Service begins at 6:30 p.m and the presentation will begin around 8:00 p.m.

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