HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
MARCH 2019
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Feb 24 (Feb 11)
Sunday of the Prodigal Son
Hieromartyr Blaise
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Feb 25 (Feb 12)
Feb 26 (Feb 13)
Feb 27 (Feb 14)
6:30 Akathist
Fast
Feb 28 (Feb 15)
1 (Feb 16)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
2 (Feb 17)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil
3 (Feb 18)
Meatfare Sunday
9:00 Divine Liturgy
4 (Feb 19)
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
5 (Feb 20)
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
6 (Feb 21)
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
7 (Feb 22)
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
8 (Feb 23)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
9 (Feb 24)
Saturday of Ascetics
Finding of the Head of the Forerunner
8:00 Liturgy
6:00 All-night Vigil
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
10 (Feb 25)
Cheesefare Sunday
9:00 Divine Liturgy and Vespers 
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
11 (Feb 26)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers
6:30 Great Compline and Canon
Fast
12 (Feb 27)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers
6:30 Great Compline with Canon
Fast
13 (Feb 28)
7:00 Matins, Hours, and Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

6:30 Great Compline with Canon
Fast
14 (Mar 1)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers

6:30 Great Compline with Canon
Fast
15 (Mar 2)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

6:30 Great Compline and Rules before Communion
CONFESSION
Fast
16 (Mar 3)
Saturday of St Theodore
7:00 Matins, Prayers before Communion, Liturgy
CONFESSION

6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
17 (Mar 4)
1st Sunday of Great Lent:Sunday of Orthodoxy
9:00 Divine Liturgy and Triumph of Orthodoxy
Fast: wine & oil
18 (Mar 5)
6:30 General Unction
Fast
19 (Mar 6)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
20 (Mar 7)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
21 (Mar 8)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
22 (Mar 9)
40 Martyrs of Sebaste
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
23 (Mar 10)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and Memorial

6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
24 (Mar 11)
2nd Sunday of Great Lent: St. Gregory Palamas
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
25 (Mar 12)
St Gregory the Dialogist
Fast
26 (Mar 13)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
27 (Mar 14)
8:00 Hours
6:30 Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
28 (Mar 15)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
29 (Mar 16)
8:00 Hours, Vespers and Presanctified Liturgy


6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
30 (Mar 17)
Saturday of Souls
St Patrick of Ireland
8:00 Liturgy and Memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
31 (Mar 18)
3rd Sunday of Great Lent: Holy Cross
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
Apr 1 (Mar 19)
Fast
Apr 2 (Mar 20)
Fast
Apr 3 (Mar 21)
Fast
Apr 4 (Mar 22)
6:30 Vespers and Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 5 (Mar 23)
8:00 Hours, Vespers and Presanctified Liturgy

6:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 6 (Mar 24)
Saturday of Souls
Forefeast of the Annunciation
8:00 Liturgy and Memorial
6:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil