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Parish Info Topics

General Information - General information about St. Luke Parish such as the mission and vision statements
Defintion of Word Orthodox - Explains precisely what Orthodox means and how it is used.
History - A brief history of St. Luke Parish.
Fr. Marquette's Mission and the Calumet Portage - An alternate History of the founding of the city of Chicago.
Guidelines and Canons - Practices and Rules of the church.
Bylaws of Saint Luke - Organizational Procedures.
Customs and Traditions - Explanation of various ethnic customs and traditions.
Fasting - An Explanation of Fasting in the Orthodox Church.
History Of The Parish Building - A History of the parish building since it's construction in 1904.
How To Make Altar Bread - Description Of How To Make Altar Bread, Russian And Greek Style
Why We Light Candles Before Icons - An Explanation of the Custom of Lighting Candles
Why We Use The 3-Bar Cross - An Explanation of the Three Bar Cross
How to make the sign of the cross - An Explanation of How to Make the Sign of the Cross
Why We Pray For the Dead - An Explanation Concerning Prayers For the Dead
Commemoration of the Departed - An Explanation of the Panahida Service
Behavior in Church - Guidelines on Appropriate Behavior in Church
Preparation For Confession - Guidelines on Approaching Confession
Preparation For Confession #2 - Guidelines on Approaching Confession
Preparation Of Confession - Guidelines on Approaching Confession
Preparation Prior To Holy Communion - How to Prepare for Holy Communion
Prayers Before Holy Communion - Prayers To Prepare For Holy Communion
Prayers After Communion - Prayers of Thanksgiving After Holy Communion
Construction Slideshow - Slideshow of St. Luke Building Construction
World Trade Center Tribute - View St. Luke's memorial and memorial events to the September 11th attacks
Installation Of Parish Council Oath - Complete Text
Help Children Worship - A Guide For Helping Children With Worship