HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
DECEMBER 2017
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Nov 26 (Nov 13)
25th Sunday after Pentecost
St John Chrysostom
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Nov 27 (Nov 14)
Apostle Philip
St Gregory Palamas
Nov 28 (Nov 15)
Fast: wine & oil
Nov 29 (Nov 16)
Apostle & Evangelist Matthew
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
Nov 30 (Nov 17)
St. Paisius Velichkovsky
8:00 Liturgy
Fast
1 (Nov 18)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
2 (Nov 19)
St. Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
3 (Nov 20)
26th Sunday after Pentecost
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
4 (Nov 21)
ENTRANCE OF THE THEOTOKOS
9:00 Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
5 (Nov 22)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
6 (Nov 23)
St. Alexander Nevskiy
8:00 Liturgy
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
7 (Nov 24)
Great-martyr Catherine
8:00 Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
8 (Nov 25)
Apodosis of the Entry
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
9 (Nov 26)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
10 (Nov 27)
27th Sunday after Pentecost
Kursk Root Icon
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
11 (Nov 28)
Fast
12 (Nov 29)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
13 (Nov 30)
Apostle Andrew
8:00 Liturgy
6:30 Akathist
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
14 (Dec 1)
Fast
15 (Dec 2)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
16 (Dec 3)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
17 (Dec 4)
28th Sunday after Pentecost
Great-martyr Barbara
St John of Damascus
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
18 (Dec 5)
St Sabbas the Sanctified
6:30 All-night Vigil
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
19 (Dec 6)
St. Nicholas
8:00 Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
20 (Dec 7)
St Ambrose
6:30 Akathist
Fast
21 (Dec 8)
Fast
22 (Dec 9)
Conception of the Theotokos
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
23 (Dec 10)
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
24 (Dec 11)
29th Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday of the Holy Forefathers
9:00 Divine Liturgy
6:00 Vespers and Matins
Fast: wine & oil
25 (Dec 12)
St Spyridon
St Herman of Alaska
8:00 Liturgy
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
26 (Dec 13)
Martyr Eustratius
Fast: wine & oil
27 (Dec 14)
6:30 Akathist
Fast
28 (Dec 15)
Fast
29 (Dec 16)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
30 (Dec 17)
Prophet Daniel
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil
31 (Dec 18)
30th Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday of the Holy Fathers
9:00 Divine Liturgy
8:00 New Year Moleben
Fast: wine & oil
Jan 1 (Dec 19)
Fast
Jan 2 (Dec 20)
St Ignatius
St John of Kronstadt
Fast: wine & oil
Jan 3 (Dec 21)
6:30 Akathist
Fast
Jan 4 (Dec 22)
Fast
Jan 5 (Dec 23)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
Jan 6 (Dec 24)
Eve of the Nativity
Martyr Eugenia
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: wine & oil