The Cathedral

Saint Nicholas Cathedral

St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral, a registered landmark, has been at the heart of Chicago's Ukrainian Village for over 100 years. We hope you will take some time to browse our web site and learn about our Cathedral, faith, culture and much more.

We proudly celebrate in the Greek Catholic tradition at our beautiful Cathedral, but welcome all to join our services and community. Whether you are here visiting Chicago or are new to city, or even the United States, we will gladly welcome you into our home.

Liturgical Services

Divine Liturgy Sundays: 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM (English)
Weekdays:6:45 AM, 8:00 AM
Major Holy Days: 6:45 AM, 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 6:00 PM

History of Saint Nicholas Cathedral

Modeled after the famous cathedral of St. Sophia in Kyiv, Ukraine, St. Nicholas Cathedral sits in the midst of Chicago's Ukrainian Village. It is modeled after the multi-domed eleventh century Cathedral of St. Sophia in Kyiv, Ukraine. A view of St. Sophia's Cathedral can be seen in the fresco above the main altar in St. Nicholas Cathedral. Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine and St. Sophia is one of the optimum examples of early Russo-Byzantine architecture. St. Nicholas is recognized for its magnificent frescos and mosaics. It is a worthy imitation of St. Sophia and is a Chicago landmark.

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