Connecting Better With Our God

Celebration of Books


Presented by Father Maximos of Simonopetra

Holy Apostles is excited to announce our annual Celebration of Books from Sunday, March 16th through March 23rd. This year we are honored to have Father Maximos as our keynote speaker on all three nights:

  • Sunday, March 16th: 6:30 PM Vespers; 8:00 PM Presentation, “The Distracted Life”
  • Monday, March 17th: 6:30 PM Compline; 8:00 PM Presentation, “The Buried Seed”
  • Tuesday, March 18th: 6:30 PM Compline; 8:00 PM Presentation, “The Prayer of the Heart”

Father Maximos is a monk of the Monastery of Simonopetra (Mt. Athos, Greece). He was born in New York, and is a graduate of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. He holds a Ph.D. in Theology from the Catholic University of America. Before going to Mt. Athos he was a professor at Harvard Divinity School. He is currently a visiting professor at Holy Cross.

Thousands of Orthodox books will be on display for all to browse and purchase for their library. The Celebration of Books is sponsored by The Metropolis of Chicago Religious Education Department; Daily hours are 10 AM – 4 PM.

Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church
2501 South Wolf Road, Westchester, IL 60154 | Phone: (708) 562-2744

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