He Who Hung The Earth Upon the Waters

This weekend, we meditate on the meaning and the power of the Holy Cross. This is a recording of our father, Archbishop Job of Chicago singing the 15th Antiphon at Matins for Great and Holy Friday 2009. We include it for your own spiritual edification. Contemplate this worthy meditation on the Cross in anticipation of […]

Sermon on Confession & Repentance

This sermon was delivered by Archbishop Job at the Hierarchical Divine Liturgy celebrated during the Liturgical Institute held at St. Vladimir’s Seminary, June 29, 1984. The unity of his thought and thorough understanding of the Orthodox Tradition is plainly evident. He talks about the true renewal of the Church being a renewal of the life […]

Archbishop Job's Holy Monday Sermon

Archbishop Job was an honest homilist, and this was the source of his preaching power. Like the late Bishop Innocent of Anchorage, Archbishop Job honestly and directly addressed the problems he faced in the Church.He spoke with love and passion for the Gospel of Christ, and with love for his beloved flock. This is one […]

Archbishop Job's "Joyful Epistle"

Archbishop Job wrote his ‘Joyful Epistle’ on Dec. 3, 2008, and it reflects his deep understanding and pastoral concern for the Church of Christ, and particularly for those who served the Church. The Orthodox Church in America turned an important corner, with its face to the future, largely in part to the actions and prayers […]

Archbishop Job's "Sorrowful Epistle"

Two of the most significant letters we received as clergy in the OCA Diocese of the Midwest were letters his eminence sent to us. One entitled “A Sorrowful Epistle,” the other “A Joyful Epistle.” He led us by serving us in genuine humility, and we were invigorated by his frank discussion, and his spirit of […]

Funeral Arrangements for Archbishop Job

Funeral Arrangements for Archbishop Job Monday, December 21 Place: Christ the Savior Church, 927 N LaSalle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610 1- 4 PM Viewing. Body then transported to Holy Trinity Cathedral Place: Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1121 N Leavitt St, Chicago, IL 60622 6-11 PM Viewing. Panikhida at 7 PM Tuesday, December 22 Place: Holy Trinity […]

Archbishop Job of Chicago (1946-2009)

It is with great sadness that I post the news that my father in Christ, Archbishop Job, Archbishop of Chicago and the Midwest, has fallen asleep in the Lord. Memory Eternal, Archbishop Job! photo courtesy of Eighth Day Photography Apart from being an accomplished preacher, teacher, hymnographer and iconographer, Archbishop Job was a gifted pastor. […]