Contact: Mary Zaharis, Principal, at
Enrollment: Preschool through 8th grade.
Tuition: Available upon request.
Purpose: To promote intellectual development, reinforce
cultural awareness, social responsibility and to teach the moral and
ethical values of the Greek Orthodox Christian faith through the
accredited American School curriculum and a comprehensive program in
Activities: An integrated program of basic studies in the
five academic disciplines: English, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies
and Greek. Special attention is given to the development of the
following skill areas: reading, computing, critical thinking, oral and
written expression in a bilingual program.
Register for Preschool,
Kindergarten to 8th Grade,
Koraes School Website
KORAES AFTERNOON GREEK
Contact: Mary Zaharis, Principal at 708-974-3402.
Enrollment: Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade
Tuition: Available upon request.
Purpose: To learn and communicate in Greek and develop and
cultivate awareness of the Hellenic culture and heritage in an Orthodox
SUNDAY CHURCH SCHOOL
Contact: Alexandra Smirniotis 708-389-6188, Karen Cooke
708-647-8120, Directors, Fr. Tom at 708-974-3400.
Enrollment: Pre-School to 12th grade - 3 years of age by
October 1st of enrollment year.
Classes are held: September through June. Faculty and staff attend
seminars sponsored by the Metropolis of Chicago.
Tuition: $35.00 per
Purpose: To cultivate within our children the Orthodox
Christian way of life.
Activities: Each class has special projects, however the
entire school participates in the Oratorical/Sights & Sounds Festival;
Dedication Day, Community Breakfast at Easter and Christmas; Kick-off
Picnic; and many other programs throughout the year. Registration begins
the last Sunday of August and continues throughout the school year.
Sunday Church School is the organizing head of the St. Tatiana's Handmaidens Program
Registration form for Sunday Church
ADULT RELIGIOUS EDUCATION
Contact: Fr. Nick, Fr. Byron and Fr. Tom, 708-974-3400.
Participation open to: All adults and young adults are
invited to attend.
Classes are held: Morning Classes in English
on Tuesdays. Evening Classes in English and Greek on Wednesdays.
Fee: Weekly voluntary donation which goes towards the
support of Orthodox Missions.
Purpose: To join together in fellowship for Bible Study
Activities: The Bible Study groups sponsor bus trips to
different Vespers services throughout the Metropolis of Chicago, as well
as, Paraklesis services on Wednesdays and other prayer services during
lenten periods of Christmas and Easter. Also the Greek Bible class
sponsors lenten bake sales during the year with proceeds going to needy
"ROAD TO ORTHODOXY"
Contact: Helen Jonas at
Participation open to: Those interested in converting to
Orthodoxy and parishioners interested in furthering their knowledge of
the Orthodox faith.
Meetings are held: Series of six classes conducted in
groups, scheduled upon need, usually on Tuesday evenings. Individual
consultations may also be scheduled.
Fee: No Cost.
Purpose: To prepare a Candidate for conversion to the
Orthodox faith and to further enhance the spirituality of our
Activities: An introduction to the Orthodox faith through
presentations, readings, video presentations, and discussions along with
a church tour
"JOURNEY TO ONENESS"
Contact: Father Nick, 708-974-3400.
Participation: Required for all couples planning to be
married at our church.
Seminars are held: Periodically throughout the year. Registration takes
place by completing the form mailed to each couple by the church office.
Purpose: To prepare couples for marriage in the Orthodox
Activity: Seminars consist of an explanation of various
aspects of married life together with a questionnaire that the couple
works on together. Emphasis is on making the Lord Jesus Christ the third
party of their relationship. Sessions are about one and one-half hours
Contact: Helen Jonas at 708-974-3400.
Participation open to: Required of all prospective
Godparents, parents are invited also.
Meetings are held: Usually the 2nd Tuesday of each month,
6:30 p.m., at church.
Purpose: This seminar helps prepare the prospective
godparents and parents for the upcoming Baptism, by providing an
explanation of the basics of the Orthodox faith and the theology of
Baptism. The seminar gives an explanation of infant baptism, the
biblical significance of baptism, and the symbolism of the service.
Also, at this time, an explanation of items needed for the baptism is