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St. Luke Chapel Photo Gallery

Bishop Paul Visits St. Luke Chapel

Scene from Bishop Paul Visits St. Luke Chapel

Bishop Paul made his first visit to St. Luke Chapel. Ron Smith welcomed him with bread and salt. He presided over the first Vespers service. He explained that vespers is a service of preparation for the Divine Liturgy and suggested that the chapel should continue holding vespers services on Saturday evening.

Theophany At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from Theophany At St. Luke Chapel

On January 6th for the feast of Theophany, St. Luke chapel gathered at Hickory Creek for the blessing of the water. Matthew Stengel, a catechumen at the chapel, was assigned to retrieve the cross from the icy water.

Article in the Herald News Read the Article.

Blessing of Hickory Creek Watch the Video.

Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

The Baptism of Allison was held at the St. Luke Chapel.

Scene from Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from baptism.

Scene from Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from baptism.

Scene from Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from baptism.

Scene from Baptism At St. Luke Chapel

Also on this day, Allison's father Brian was chrismated as well. "Many Years" to Allison and Brian.

Cemetery Blessing

Scene from Cemetery Blessing

Father Andrew blessing graves at nearby Maplewood Cemetery in New Lenox on St. Thomas Sunday. The cemetery is non-denominational but has at least one headstone with a three-bar cross.

Great and Holy Friday Vespers At St. Luke Chapel

Scene from Great and Holy Friday Vespers

Fr. Andrew, Priest Emeritus, is serving the first Holy Friday service. Notice the Cross and the figure, this is called a Golgotha. It was loaned to St. Luke Chapel by St. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church in Burr Ridge. Fr. Andrew and those who attend St. Luke Chapel would like to thank Fr. Herman and the parishioners.

Scene from Great and Holy Friday Vespers

At the end of the service the Shroud is placed on the table with the singing of hymn about Joseph of Aramathia. This shroud was painted by Fr. Andrew and has been used in several mission parishes.

Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

Scene from Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

This week Presanctified Liturgy was held at the St. Luke Chapel in New Lenox. Fr. Andrew and Fr. Paul were the clergy present.

Scene from Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

Photo of the choir and reader.

Scene from Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

Parishioners receive Holy Communion.

Scene from Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

Fr. Paul gave the homily and spoke on the meaning of the Presantified Liturgy. He also asked all to pray for the success of the chapel and for the efforts of those involved in the project.

Scene from Presanctified Liturgy At The Chapel In New Lenox

A lenten meal was served to all.

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Scene from Father Andrew in Colorado.

Fr. Andrew leading a Seminar on the sacrament of confession at St. Tikhon's mission in Parker, Colorado. Fr. Alexander the mission priest is across from Fr. Andrew

Scene from Father Andrew in Colorado.

Fr. Andrew with Fr. James Worth who is a long time friend and colleague and Fr. Alexander Vallens of St. Tikhon's mission in Parker, Colorado.

Scene from Sunday Of Orthodoxy.

Sunday of Orthodoxy.

Scene from Sunday Of Orthodoxy.

Sunday of Orthodoxy.

Scene from Sunday Of Orthodoxy.

Sunday of Orthodoxy.

Scene from Expo.

Ron Smith and Fr Andrew looking for old and new Orthodox Christians and Seekers to invite them to attend the Liturgy at 112 church Street in New Lenox.

Scene from Blessing of Water

Father Andrew blessing holy water.

Scene from Discussion.

Religious discussion with Father Andrew.

Scene from Deacon John.

Deacon John filling in for Father Andrew.

Scene from Transfiguration Icon.

Transfiguation icon installed behind the altar.

Stained Glass.

Stained Glass at the Chapel.

Scene from Stained Glass.

Stained Glass at the Chapel.

Scene from Stained Glass.

Stained Glass at the Chapel.

Scene from Stained Glass.

Stained Glass at the Chapel.

Scene from Stained Glass.

Stained Glass at the Chapel.