Saint Michael's Orthodox Church hosted the 5th Annual Pan-Orthodox Christian Sanctity of Life Prayer Service and Presentation on Sunday evening, January 27, 2013. The event is organized by the Orthodox Christian Clergy Association of Greater Chicago (OCCA). The presentation speaker was
Dr. Helen Creticos Theodoropoulos, a professor in the Theology Department at Loyola University. Her presentation was entitled “Praising God in the Vespers of Life: Journeying with the Aged, the severely Debilitated and the Dying”.