Father Marko of St. Sava offers Memorial Blessings at Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery

Jan 13, 2020

As part of our commitment to honor and remember the sacrifices made by our fallen heroes, United City Church is proud to partner with Father Marko of St. Sava in conducting the annual Memorial Blessings ceremony at Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day.

The Importance of Memorial Day

Memorial Day holds a significant place in our hearts as a nation, where we come together to pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the armed forces. It is a day to reflect on the bravery, selflessness, and unwavering dedication of those who fought to protect our freedom and secure a better future for us all.

At United City Church, our faith and beliefs are deeply intertwined with honoring the heroes who gave their lives for our country. We recognize their courage and steadfast commitment to preserving our values, and we are forever grateful for their sacrifice.

A Time to Remember

The Memorial Blessings ceremony conducted by Father Marko of St. Sava is a poignant event that brings our community together in remembrance and reflection. Each year, on the last Monday in May, Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery becomes a place of solace and reverence.

During the ceremony, Father Marko leads us in prayer and offers blessings to the graves of our fallen heroes. With utmost reverence and respect, we honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.

Join Us in Honoring the Fallen

We invite you to join United City Church and Father Marko of St. Sava in this solemn and touching event. Together, we can show our gratitude and appreciation for the sacrifice made by our servicemen and women.

By participating in the Memorial Blessings ceremony, you have the opportunity to pay your respects, connect with fellow community members, and come together as one united force to honor the fallen.

The Significance of Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery

Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery is a sacred place entwined with history and memories that span generations. It serves as the final resting place for numerous brave souls who fought valiantly for our freedom.

Located in a serene and picturesque setting, Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery welcomes all who seek solace and wish to pay their respects. Its sprawling landscape provides a perfect backdrop for the Memorial Blessings ceremony, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and honor.

Uniting Communities through Faith and Remembrance

United City Church is dedicated to fostering a sense of community and building connections among individuals from all walks of life. Our collaboration with Father Marko of St. Sava and the Memorial Blessings ceremony allows us to bring people together to share in the commemoration of our fallen heroes.

We believe that through collective remembrance, we can heal and find strength in the memories of those who sacrificed everything for our freedom. Our faith and beliefs guide us in recognizing the bravery of our service members and inspiring us to lead lives of purpose and gratitude.

Supporting Families, Honoring Legacies

As part of our commitment to serving and supporting our community, United City Church also works closely with the families of fallen heroes. We understand the lasting impact of their sacrifice and offer counseling, support services, and assistance in navigating the challenges they may face.

By extending our care beyond the Memorial Blessings ceremony, we strive to honor the legacies of our fallen heroes and provide ongoing support to their loved ones.

Join United City Church in the Memorial Blessings Ceremony

On behalf of United City Church, we wholeheartedly invite you to join us and Father Marko of St. Sava in the annual Memorial Blessings ceremony at Calumet Park Oak Hill Cemetery.

Together, let us honor the memory and sacrifices of our fallen heroes, and may their legacy continue to inspire and unite our community for generations to come.

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