The schedule of Lenten Vesper Services taking place throughout the New Gracanica Midwest Diocese, Chicago Deanery – 2016 is now available online and for download.

Services will take place at various Serbian Churches throughout the Diocese. See the schedule listed below for specific locations and other information.

Lenten Service Schedule for New Gracanica Midwest Diocese

Vespers – Saturday – April 2, 2016

  • Services at St. Sava, Merrillville, IN at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Radovan Jakovljevic

Vespers – 3rd Sunday – April 3, 2016

  • Services at St. Elijah Cathedral, Merrillville, IN at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Ilija Balach

Vespers – Friday – April 8, 2016

  • Services at Holy Resurrection, Chicago, IL at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Marko Matic

Vespers – Saturday – April 9, 2016

  • Services at St. Nicholas, Brookfield, IL
  • Preaching – Fr. Aleksandar Savic

Vespers – 4th Sunday – April 10, 2016

  • Services at St. George, East Chicago, IN at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Milos Vesin

Presanctified Liturgy – Friday – April 15, 2016

  • Services at Monastery New Gracanica
  • Clergy confession and conference
  • Second Vigil – Monastery New Gracanica at 5:00 p.m.
  • Diocesan Annual Assembly at 7:00 p.m.

Diocesan Annual Assembly – Saturday, April 16, 2016

  • Assembly continued from previous day at Monastery New Gracanica

Vespers – 5th Sunday – April 17, 2016

  • Services at St. Peter and Paul, South Bend, IN at 6:00 p.m. (5:00 p.m. CDT)
  • Preaching – Fr. Dobrivoje Milunovic

Presanctified Liturgy – Friday – April 22, 2016

  • Services at St. George, Schererville, IN at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Dennis Pavichevich

Vespers – 6th Sunday (Palm Sunday) – April 24, 2016

  • Services at St. George, Joliet, IL at 6:00 p.m.
  • Preaching – Fr. Vasilije Vranic