St. Panteleimon Orthodox Church
Summit, Illinois
Diocese of Chicago and the Midwest, Orthodox Church in America
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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Church Address

7549 West 61st Place
Summit, IL 60501-1617

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Schedule of Services
Saturdays
6:00pm  - Great Vespers
   
Sundays
9:40am  - Hours
10:00am  - Divine Liturgy
   
Eves of Feasts
7:00pm  - Great Vespers & Litia
   
Mornings of Feasts
10:00am  - Festal Divine Liturgy

 
(See our Monthly Calendar for updates & more information.)

 


Celebrating 80 YEARS of
WORSHIP, WORK, and WITNESS
in the Village of Summit

(1938-2018)