HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
MARCH 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Feb 25 (Feb 12)
1st Sunday of Great Lent:Sunday of Orthodoxy
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
Feb 26 (Feb 13)
Fast
Feb 27 (Feb 14)
Fast
Feb 28 (Feb 15)
6:30 Greeting of the Kursk Root Icon and singing of Pokhvala
Fast
1 (Feb 16)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
2 (Feb 17)
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
3 (Feb 18)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
4 (Feb 19)
2nd Sunday of Great Lent: St. Gregory Palamas
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
5 (Feb 20)
6:30 General Unction
Fast
6 (Feb 21)
Fast
7 (Feb 22)
Fast
8 (Feb 23)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
9 (Feb 24)
Finding of the Head of the Forerunner
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
10 (Feb 25)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil with bringing out of the Cross
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
11 (Feb 26)
3rd Sunday of Great Lent: Holy Cross
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
12 (Feb 27)
Fast
13 (Feb 28)
Fast
14 (Mar 1)
Fast
15 (Mar 2)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
16 (Mar 3)
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
17 (Mar 4)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial

6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
18 (Mar 5)
4th Sunday of Great Lent: St John Climacus
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
19 (Mar 6)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
20 (Mar 7)
40 Martyrs of Sebaste
8:00 Hours 

6:30 Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts
Fast
21 (Mar 8)
6:30 Matins with reading of the Great Canon
Fast
22 (Mar 9)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
23 (Mar 10)
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

6:30 Matins with reading of the Akathist
CONFESSION
Fast
24 (Mar 11)
Saturday of the Akathist
8:00 Liturgy

6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
25 (Mar 12)
5th Sunday of Great Lent: St Mary of Egypt
St Gregory the Dialogist
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
26 (Mar 13)
Fast
27 (Mar 14)
Fast
28 (Mar 15)
Fast
29 (Mar 16)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
30 (Mar 17)
St Patrick of Ireland
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts

6:30 Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
31 (Mar 18)
Lazarus Saturday
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil