Welcome to St. Innocent of Moscow

An icon of St. Innocent of Moscow

From the first century A.D. up to today, the Orthodox faith is given inviolate and lived according to the ancient canons of the early Church. Our parish, whose patron is St. Innocent of Moscow, is part of this historic continuity. The primary mission of St. Innocent's is to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and services of the Russian Orthodox Church, to the people of America in the English language. We welcome you to our church community.


Please join us after service on September 10th, 2017 for a 20th Anniversary Luncheon at
Glendale Lakes Golf Club.
1550 President Street
Glendale Heights, IL 60139

Admission for Adults is $45 and Children 5-12 is $15. tickets payable by PayPal or check made out to ST INNOCENT CHURCH.
There will be raffle tickets for $5 a piece with several available prizes. If you have further questions please talk to Treasurer George Pawlukowsky (pawlukowsky@sbcglobal.net).
Information on the luncheon is at the following LINK .

Father Gregory


- July 9, 2017 - On this day, St. Innocent of Moscow Russian Orthodox Church is truly blessed as our very own Michael (Gregory) Finlon was ordained a deacon at Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral in Des Plaines. Please follow the LINK to see pictures of this glorious ceremony. St. Innocent is truly blessed to add another great man to the clergy.

Dear parishioners and friends of St. Innocent of Moscow Orthodox Church,THANK YOU!

-May 2017
Thank you for responding to the churches requests to pay off our bank loan. Thanks to you, we were able to raise enough money to pay off the remainder of the mortgage, and now we own our own building! This is a major step forward in the growth of the church as it allows us to save money and gain independence from our debts. God bless your generosity.


-January 7, 2017
On January 7th, 2017 the children got a visit from Grandpa Frost! See more photo's of our children's Nativity celebration at the following link.

Some Things We Should Know While In Church (LINK)


-November 20, 2016
On Sunday, November 20th, John Michet became on Deacon. On Thursday, November 24th he became a priest! Saint Innocent is proud to add Father John Michet to its family of spiritual Fathers. Our parish is lucky to have three wonderful priests!
Father John


Photos from Annual Church Picnic September 14, 2014
Photos from church school
Photos taken June 10th 2013 of church children baking prosphora
Photos taken from May 5th Paschal Midnight Liturgy in 2013
Photos taken from May 4th Paschal Matins in 2013
Photos taken from May 4th Vesperal Liturgy in 2013
Photos taken from Good Friday at Saint Innocent in 2013


March 10, 2014 - Childhood and Adult Christian Spirituality by Father Jerimiah
March 1, 2014 - Leaving the Garden by Fr. Jeremiah
December 29, 2013 - The Gifts of the Magi
December 29, 2013 - ORTHODOXY IN GUATEMALA
September 28, 2013 - Exhaultation of the Cross
May 5, 2013 - Preperation for Pascha
April 13, 2013 - Feast Day Photos
March 28, 2013-The Institute of Lent

The front of the parish building for St. Innocent of Moscow (ROCOR)