HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
JANUARY 2018
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Dec 31 (Dec 18)
30th Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday of the Holy Fathers
9:00 Divine Liturgy
8:00 New Year Moleben
Fast: wine & oil
1 (Dec 19)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
2 (Dec 20)
St Ignatius
St John of Kronstadt
8:00 Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
3 (Dec 21)
Fast
4 (Dec 22)
Fast
5 (Dec 23)
8:00 Royal Hours
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
6 (Dec 24)
Eve of the Nativity
Martyr Eugenia
8:00 Liturgy and Vespers
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
7 (Dec 25)
31st Sunday after Pentecost
NATIVITY OF THE LORD
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers and Matins
8 (Dec 26)
Synaxis of the Theotokos
8:00 Liturgy
Fast free
9 (Dec 27)
Fast free
10 (Dec 28)
Fast free
11 (Dec 29)
Fast free
12 (Dec 30)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
13 (Dec 31)
Apodosis of Nativity
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast free
14 (Jan 1)
Circumcision of the Lord
St Basil the Great
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
15 (Jan 2)
St Seraphim of Sarov
St Juliana of Lazarevo
8:00 Liturgy
Fast free
16 (Jan 3)
Fast free
17 (Jan 4)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
18 (Jan 5)
Eve of Theophany
7:00 Royal Hours
9:00 Vespers and Liturgy with blessing of the water

6:30 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
19 (Jan 6)
THEOPHANY OF THE LORD
9:00 Liturgy and blessing of the water

6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
20 (Jan 7)
Synaxis of the Forerunner
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
21 (Jan 8)
9:00 Divine Liturgy
22 (Jan 9)
23 (Jan 10)
24 (Jan 11)
St Theodosius the Great
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: wine & oil
25 (Jan 12)
Martyr Tatiana
8:00 Liturgy
26 (Jan 13)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
27 (Jan 14)
Apodosis of Theophany
St Nina of Georgia
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
28 (Jan 15)
Sunday of the Publican & the Pharisee
9:00 Divine Liturgy
29 (Jan 16)
Chains of Apostle Peter
Fast free
30 (Jan 17)
St Anthony the Great
Fast free
31 (Jan 18)
Ss Athanasius & Cyril
6:30 Akathist
Fast free
Feb 1 (Jan 19)
St Mark of Ephesus
Fast free
Feb 2 (Jan 20)
St Euthymius
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast free
Feb 3 (Jan 21)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast free