• 18 November 2020

    Eparchial Clergy and Students of Mission Institute Attend Spiritual Conferences

    St. Nicholas Eparchy of Chicago, with the blessing of Bishop Benedict (Aleksiychuk), held a spiritual conference of clergy. Due to Coronavirus restrictions, the conference was held entirely on-line. The presenter of the…
  • 17 October 2020

    Palatine Blessing of the Church

    The faithful of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago gathered on a crisp, sunny October morning to consecrate the newly-built Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic Church and Shrine of the New Martyrs…
  • 27 August 2020


    After many months of planning and preparation, we have finally begun the long-awaited renovation of St. Nicholas Cathedral. The planning process included numerous meetings with various consultants, multiples interviews…
  • 15 August 2020

    Pastoral visits to the parishes of North Dakota by Bishop Benedikt Aleksiychuk

    “Where there is a bishop, there is a Church” (II Vatican Council) When we talk about the Church, its integral vital element is the visit of the bishop of his parishes. It was on August 5-10, 2020 that the canonical…
  • 28 July 2020

    Bishop Venedykt Aleksiychuk led a divine service at Sts. Volodymyr and Olga Church on Parish Feast Day

    July 26, on the occasion of a Parish Feast Day at Sts. Volodymyr and Olga Church in Chicago bishop Venedykt Aleksiychuk led a Hierarchal Divine Liturgy. Among those who co-served the bishop were Fr. Oleh Kryvokulsky,…
  • 05 June 2020

    Eparchial Clergy Attend Clergy Conference

    The Chicago Eparchy of St. Nicholas, with the blessing of Bishop Benedict (Aleksiychuk), held its annual 3-day spiritual conference of clergy from June 1 st through June 3 rd . Because of the Coronavirus quarantine, the…
  • 15 May 2020

    Mission Days 21-31, 2020

    Starting on the feast of the Ascension May 21th to Pentecost, May 31th we will once again pray that the Lord might renew our life through the Holy Spirit. Throughout these ten Mission Days let us pray for our own…
  • 10 May 2020

    "Samaritan Woman:. Mercy and truth set us free" by Fr. Mykhailo Kuzma

    Website: https://www.icshrine.org/ FB: https://www.facebook.com/Immaculate-Conception-Ukrainian-Catholic-Church-Palatine-248028548563640/Support - Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Church & Shrine in Palatine, IL
  • 10 May 2020

    Mother's Day Homily from Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic, Hamtramck

    Website: http://www.icchurch-osbm.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcnyqStwR_Jqi9H17iH63lQ FB: https://www.facebook.com/ICHamtramck/
  • 08 May 2020

    Fr. Roman Artymovych was presented as chaplain of Plast (Ukrainian Scouts)

    On May 7th, in the diocesan curia, Bishop Benedict has presented the decree on the chaplain service for the spiritual guidance of the National Scouting Organization "Plast" to Fr. Roman Artymovych, who is a fellow…
  • 05 May 2020

    May, Moleben, and the Mother of God

    Mary the Mother of God, our spiritual Mother and Mother of the Church, brings a certain tenderness, compassion, and loving concern which has touched the hearts, souls, and minds of every generation throughout the…
  • 04 May 2020

    Eparchial Clergy Attend Clergy Conference in April - Twice

    Clergy meetings have been a regular feature for more years than anyone alive can remember. Traditionally St Nicholas eparchial clergy have met twice-a-year—once for a spiritual retreat, once for a “business meeting”.…
  • 03 May 2020

    Building Churches

    For more details please click on the pictures: St. John the Baptizer Ukrainian Catholic Church in San-Diego, CA Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Church & Shrine in Palatine, IL
  • 02 May 2020


    A catalyst of spiritual, educational and community activity On July 14, 1961, Pope John XXIII signed a Papal Bull erecting the Eparchy of St. Nicholas in Chicago for Ukrainians to serve the escalating numbers of…
  • 02 May 2020

    The life of st. Nicholas the Wonderworker

    Known especially for his generous spirit and great love for the poor and needy, St. Nicholas lived in the region of Lycia in Asia Minor (modern-day Turkey), where he eventually became bishop of the city of Myra. His…
  • 02 May 2020

    Cathedral Church

    Architects: Worthmann & Steinbach Renovation: 1974-77 by Zenon Mazurkevich Style: Neo-Byzantine Seating: 1,200 Modeled after the famous cathedral of St. Sophia in Kyiv, Ukraine. St. Nicholas Cathedral sits in the midst…
  • 01 May 2020

    Most Rev. Benedict (Aleksiychuk)

    Most Reverend Bishop Venedykt (Aleksiychuk), bishop of Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Chicago(born January 16, 1968 in Borshchivka, Kostopil Raion, Rivne Oblast, Ukrainian SSR). Became Auxiliarybishop of Lviv on…

Thanksgiving Greeting

I am deeply grateful to God for each of you. I thank you for your abundant gifts, faithfulness to your parish and St. Nicholas Eparchy community and for living the truth of the Gospel. Because of you and through you God…

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10 November 2020

Students of Mission Institute participated in a retreat

The first time, from November 4th to the 8th, students of Mission Institute of St. Nicholas Eparchy, participated in a retreat that took place at Holy Transfiguration Monastery in California. Every day the students reflected on spiritual life during different…