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Sunday Services
- Orthros: 8:45 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 10:00 AM

Weekdays (when scheduled)
- Orthros: 8:00 AM
- Divine Liturgy: 9:00 AM
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Family Sharing Program
We will again be bringing Christmas cheer to a number of local families this year. Get involved by choosing children from the Angel Tree and providing them with gifts, making a monetary donation towards the purchase of food gift cards, or signing up to deliver the gifts and food. / We will also be assembling backpacks for Safe Harbor Shelter. We need new sweatshirts, socks, toiletries, toothbrushes, toothpaste, blankets, hats and scarves. Get involved by donating items or donating money to purchase these items. / Distribution to the families will take place Monday night, December 15 (details soon). Contact Anastacia Stamates at if you can help, or if you need to learn more!
Christmas Program
We’re getting ready to “deck the halls” and “jingle bells,” at the Holy Cross Community Christmas Program, Sunday, December 14, at 6:30 PM, in The Oaks. We hope everyone will join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus with songs by the Sunday School, Youth Choir, and Greek School, a play by the Drama Program, and the Nativity Scene by the Sunday School students. We also expect a jolly old elf to sit down and chat with all the good girls and boys. Young people interested in performing in the play should contact Helene Nemchik, 345-2719, or To participate in the Nativity Scene, please contact Irene Fotinos,
Holy Cross sells Christmas Trees!
This year the Youth Council will be fundraising by selling Christmas Trees to help offset costs for Greek Dance, Volleyball, Basketball and Youth Retreats. We hope everyone will support our Youth Council by volunteering to work and decorating our homes with beautiful trees from Holy Cross! Join us Nov 30-Dec 21. To volunteer go to
Religious Education Continues
Our awesome Religious Education continues this Sunday immediately following Holy Communion for Preschool through High School students.  Registration for class is still underway so if you have not registered your child, do so this coming Sunday. Please register here. You may contact our Director, Gina Johnstone at with any questions.
Our Hope and Joy Youth Group
. . . will continue to meet following the Divine Liturgy on the following dates: 12/7, 1/18, 2/8, 3/8, 4/26, 5/17.  We will begin in the Contos Library with a prayer and continue with an activity followed by a craft project.   Confirm your participation with Konstantine at
The 2014/15 PanHellenic Application is Here!
Could you or someone you know use $10,000 toward a higher education?  We are pleased to announce that the PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation's 2014/15 scholarship application is now available for eligible students.  Submission deadline is January 31, 2015.  Click here to download the application or call 312-357-6432 for more information.
eScrip supports our Youth Ministries
An easy way to support our parish Youth Ministries Programs sponsored by the Youth Council of Holy Cross is through eScrip. Signing up is easy. Click this link, enter "Youth Council of the Holy Cross Church" or our Group ID# 6079703 when prompted, then complete the remaining steps.  That's it! Thank you for your support.


Friday, November 21 – Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, November 22 – 5:30 PM, Great Vespers
Sunday, November 23 – 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy
Tuesday, November 25 – Saint Katherine the Great Martyr – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, November 26 – Thanksgiving Eve - 6 PM, Orthros; 7 PM, Divine Liturgy
Saturday, November 29 – 5:30 PM, Great Vespers
Sunday, November 30 – 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy

Thursday, December 4 – Saint Barbara – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy 

Friday, December 5 – Saint Savvas – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy 

Saturday, December 6 – Saint Nicholas – 8 AM, Orthros; 9 AM, Divine Liturgy 

Saturday, December 6 – 5:30 PM, Great Vespers 

Sunday, December 7 – 8:45 AM, Orthros, 10:00 AM, Divine Liturgy 


If you wish to serve in the Altar, please contact Konstantine Salmas.

Attention All Acolytes.  Please check with Konstantine or Father John for the current schedule. You may serve on Sundays when your group is not assigned, but on non-assigned days you must go to Religious Education after communion. If you are assigned, then all remain in the altar through the end of the Liturgy.  All groups are called to be there for: Thanksgiving Sunday, Christmas Eve, Saturday of Lazarus and Holy Week. 
Please check with your leader or co-leader for the current schedule.
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