St. Panteleimon Orthodox Church
Orthodox Church in America, Diocese of the Midwest
7549 West 61st Place, Summit, IL 60601
Vasilopita, or Basil’s Pie tradition

In a centuries old tradition, many Orthodox Christians celebrate New Year's Day with a slice of Vasilopita, also known as Basil's Pie, hoping to find the coin tucked inside.  There are several legends regarding the start of the tradition found here and here.  Many of our Greek parishioners celebrate this tradition on New Year's Day.  Photos can be found here.

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Weekly Liturgical & Event Schedule

Sunday, March 26
9:15 am - Hours @ St. Michael's OC, Burbank
9:30 am - Divine Liturgy @ St. Michael's OC, Burbank
6:00 pm - Deanery Lenten Mission in Joliet

Wednesday, March 29
7:00 pm - Lenten Service followed by Bible Study

Friday, March March 31
7:00 pm - Pre-Sanctified Liturgy followed by Lenten Pot-luck meal

Saturday, April 1
9:00 am - "Beyond the Classroom" Program (Earth Month)
6:00 pm - Great Vespers

Sunday, April 2
9:40 am - Hours
10:00 am - Divine Liturgy followed by Church School & Social
6:00 pm - Deanery Lenten Mission in Milwaukee

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7549 West 61st Place
Summit, IL 60601
Phone: 708-552-5276