Musical Compilations

Musical Compilations for various service and events we have had in the past. CLICK on the feast icon or event image to learn more and find the music link. All materials are credited to their respective authors.

Vespers for St. Spyridon - 2023
December 07, 2023
St. Spyridon, the God-bearing Father of the Church, the great defender of Corfu and the boast of all the Orthodox, had Cyprus as his homeland. He was simple in manner and humble of heart, and was a shepherd of sheep. Read more »

Vespers for St. Katherine - 2023
November 25, 2023
Katherine was the daughter of Cestus, a wealthy patrician of Alexandria, the capital of Egypt and metropolis of the arts and sciences. She was widely admired not only for her noble birth but also for the exceeding beauty and intelligence that God had given her. Read more »

Vespers for Archangels - 2023
November 07, 2023
All the Angels, according to the Apostle Paul, are ministering spirits, - sent forth to minister to them who shall be heirs of salvation. God set them as overseers of every nation and people, and guides to that which is profitable; and while one Angel is appointed to oversee each nation as a whole, one is also appointed to protect each Christian individually. Read more »

Vespers for St. Demetrios - 2023
October 25, 2023
Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. 306). He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely admired not only because of his noble ancestry and grace of bearing, but also for virtue, wisdom and goodness of heart surpassing that of his elders. Read more »

Vespers for SS Constantine and Helen - 2023
May 20, 2023
This great and renowned sovereign of the Christians was the son of Constantius Chlorus (the ruler of the westernmost parts of the Roman empire), and of the blessed Helen. Read more »

Vespers for St. Nicholas
December 05, 2022
Saint Nicholas lived during the reign of Saint Constantine the Great, and reposed in 330. As a young man, he desired to espouse the solitary life. He made a pilgrimage to the holy city Jerusalem, where he found a place to withdraw to devote himself to prayer. Read more »

Metropolis Open House 2022
December 04, 2022
The Metropolis Open House will be held at Carlisle Banquets on December 4, 2022 Read more »

Vespers for SS John of Damascus & Barbara
December 03, 2022
Saint John was born in Damascus about the year 675, the son of wealthy and pious parents, of the family of Mansur. He was reared together with Saint Cosmas (see Oct. 14), who had been adopted by John's father Sergius, a man of high rank in the service of the Caliph of Damascus. Read more »

Vespers for SS Constantine and Helen - 2022
May 20, 2022
This great and renowned sovereign of the Christians was the son of Constantius Chlorus (the ruler of the westernmost parts of the Roman empire), and of the blessed Helen. Read more »

Vespers for Stavroproskiniseos - 2022
March 26, 2022
The Feast of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on March 25 each year. The Feast commemorates the announcement by the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Son of God, would become incarnate and enter into this world through her womb. Read more »

Vespers for Annunciation - 2022
March 24, 2022
The Feast of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on March 25 each year. The Feast commemorates the announcement by the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Son of God, would become incarnate and enter into this world through her womb. Read more »

Vespers for SS Athanasios & Cyril
January 17, 2022
In the half-century after the First Ecumenical Council held in Nicea in 325, if there was one man whom the Arians feared and hated more intensely than any other, as being able to lay bare the whole error of their teaching, and to marshal, even from exile or hiding, the beleaguered forces of the Orthodox, it was Saint Athanasios the Great. Read more »

Metropolis Open House 2021
December 11, 2021
The Metropolis Open House will be held at Carlisle Banquets on December 12, 2021. Read more »

Vespers for St. Spyridon
December 11, 2021
St. Spyridon, the God-bearing Father of the Church, the great defender of Corfu and the boast of all the Orthodox, had Cyprus as his homeland. He was simple in manner and humble of heart, and was a shepherd of sheep. Read more »

Vespers for SS John of Damascus & Barbara
December 04, 2021
Saint John was born in Damascus about the year 675, the son of wealthy and pious parents, of the family of Mansur. He was reared together with Saint Cosmas (see Oct. 14), who had been adopted by John's father Sergius, a man of high rank in the service of the Caliph of Damascus. Read more »

Vespers for St. Demetrios
October 25, 2021
Saint Demetrios suffered in Thessalonica during the reign of Galerius Maximian (c. 306). He belonged to one of the most distinguished families of the province of Macedonia and was widely admired not only because of his noble ancestry and grace of bearing, but also for virtue, wisdom and goodness of heart surpassing that of his elders. Read more »

Vespers for St. Haralambos - 2021
February 10, 2021
This Saint was a priest of the Christians in Magnesia, the foremost city of Thessaly, in the diocese having the same name.. Read more »

Vespers for the Feast of the Dormition
August 14, 2019
Today we celebrate a great and joyous solemnity: the falling asleep of the Mother of God in Jerusalem, and her bodily translation into glory. Read more »

Vespers for St. Haralambos
February 09, 2019
This Saint was a priest of the Christians in Magnesia, the foremost city of Thessaly, in the diocese having the same name.. Read more »

Metropolis Open House
December 16, 2018
The Metropolis Open House was held at St. Demetrios Church in Chicago, IL. Read more »

Vespers for SS Constantine and Helen
May 20, 2018
This great and renowned sovereign of the Christians was the son of Constantius Chlorus (the ruler of the westernmost parts of the Roman empire), and of the blessed Helen. Read more »

Vespers for the Ascension of Our Lord
May 16, 2018
The Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ is celebrated each year on the fortieth day after the Great and Holy Feast of Pascha (Easter). Read more »

Enthronement of Metropolitan Nathanael
March 24, 2018
Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago was enthroned on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation in Chicago (1017 N LaSalle Drive). Read more »