Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Des Plaines, IL USA
Welcome

Welcome to the parish website of the Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox church located in Des Plaines, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Our church is a prominent place of worship for all the Russian Orthodox who live in Chicago and has as its goal the preservation of the spiritual traditions and the treasure of church services of ancient Russian Orthodoxy.  We are glad you are visiting our site and would like to invite you to acquaint yourself with our church and parish by exploring other pages. We hope to see you in person in our church where you will be able to enjoy the iconographic art, hear the splendid singing of our choir and to share in the joy of our Divine Services.

Announcements
Pentecost - 06/04/18

DAY OF THE HOLY TRINITY
Vigil service at 6 PM on Saturday
Divine Liturgy & Vespers with kneeling prayers on Sunday at 9 AM
Matins at 6 PM

DAY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT
Divine Liturgy at 8 AM


Weekly Calendar
Week of May 21 - 27

Tuesday -
19.00 - 21.00  Liubava rehearsal

Thursday
19.00 - 20.00  Discussion group (adults)

Saturday
Decoration of the church

Sunday
Lunch following Liturgy


Support

Cathedral Donations

Sisterhood Fund


Upcoming Services
Sunday, 14 / 27 May
PENTECOST
9:00 Divine Liturgy and Vespers
6:00 Matins
Monday, 15 / 28 May
Spirit Monday
8:00 Liturgy
Thursday, 18 / 31 May
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Friday, 19 May / 1 June
Equal to the Apostles Sts. Constantine and Helen
(carried over)
8:00 Liturgy
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Saturday, 20 May / 2 June
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Sunday, 21 May / 3 June
1st Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday of All Saints
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Wednesday, 24 May / 6 June
St Symeon of the Wondrous Mountain
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Recent Photos
Video


XB
14 Apr 2018 at 1:55pm


ExapostilarionPascha
14 Apr 2018 at 1:44pm

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