HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
MARCH 2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
1 (Feb 17)
Cheesefare Sunday
9:00 Divine Liturgy and Vespers 
Fast: dairy, fish, wine, & oil
2 (Feb 18)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers
18:30 Great Compline and Canon
Fast
3 (Feb 19)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers
18:30 Great Compline and Canon
Fast
4 (Feb 20)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Great Compline with Canon
Fast
5 (Feb 21)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers
18:30 Great Compline and Canon
Fast
6 (Feb 22)
7:00 Matins, Hours and Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Great Compline and Rules before Communion
CONFESSION
Fast
7 (Feb 23)
Saturday of St Theodore
7:00 Matins, Prayers before Communion, Liturgy
CONFESSION

18:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
8 (Feb 24)
1st Sunday of Great Lent:Sunday of Orthodoxy
Finding of the Head of the Forerunner
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
9 (Feb 25)
18:30 General Unction
Fast
10 (Feb 26)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
11 (Feb 27)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy
Fast
12 (Feb 28)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
13 (Feb 29)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
14 (Mar 1)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
18:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
15 (Mar 2)
2nd Sunday of Great Lent: St. Gregory Palamas
9:00 Divine Liturgy

Fast: wine & oil
16 (Mar 3)
Fast
17 (Mar 4)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
18 (Mar 5)
8:00 Hours
18:30 Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy 
Fast
19 (Mar 6)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
20 (Mar 7)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
21 (Mar 8)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
18:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
22 (Mar 9)
3rd Sunday of Great Lent: Holy Cross
40 Martyrs of Sebaste
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
23 (Mar 10)
Fast
24 (Mar 11)
Fast
25 (Mar 12)
St Gregory the Dialogist
Fast
26 (Mar 13)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
27 (Mar 14)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Memorial Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
28 (Mar 15)
Saturday of Souls
8:00 Liturgy and memorial
18:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
29 (Mar 16)
4th Sunday of Great Lent: St John Climacus
9:00 Divine Liturgy
Fast: wine & oil
30 (Mar 17)
St Patrick of Ireland
Fast
31 (Mar 18)
Fast
Apr 1 (Mar 19)
18:30 Matins with reading of the Great Canon
Fast
Apr 2 (Mar 20)
Great Canon
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: wine & oil
Apr 3 (Mar 21)
8:00 Hours, Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Matins with singing of the Akathist
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 4 (Mar 22)
Saturday of the Akathist
8:00 Liturgy
18:00 All-night Vigil
CONFESSION
Fast: wine & oil
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