HOLY VIRGIN PROTECTION CATHEDRAL
P.O. Box 1367 - Des Plaines, IL 60017
(phone) 847-824-0971
MAY 2021
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Apr 25 (Apr 12)
PALM SUNDAY
6:45 Divine Liturgy
9:00 Divine Liturgy

18:00 Vespers and Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
Apr 26 (Apr 13)
Holy Monday
8:00 Hours and Vespers

18:30 Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 27 (Apr 14)
Holy Tuesday
8:00 Hours and Vespers

18:30 Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 28 (Apr 15)
Holy Wednesday
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Presanctified Liturgy

18:30 Matins
CONFESSION
Fast
Apr 29 (Apr 16)
Holy Thursday
8:00 Hours and Vespers with Liturgy


18:30 Matins with reading of the 12 Gospels
Fast: wine & oil
Apr 30 (Apr 17)
Holy Friday
8:00 Royal Hours

13:00 Vespers with bringing out of the Shroud

18:30 Matins with procession
Fast: Strict fast
1 (Apr 18)
Holy Saturday
9:00 Vespes with Liturgy
CONFESSION

20:00 Reading of the Acts of the Apostles

23:30 Nocturn
Fast: wine
2 (Apr 19)
PASCHA
12:00 Midnight Matins and Paschal Liturgy

12:00 noon Paschal Vespers
Fast free
3 (Apr 20)
Bright Monday
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:30 Vespers
Fast free
4 (Apr 21)
Bright Tuesday
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:30 Vespers
Fast free
5 (Apr 22)
Bright Wednesday
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:30 Vespers
Fast free
6 (Apr 23)
Bright Thursday
Great-martyr George
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:30 Vespers
Fast free
7 (Apr 24)
Bright Friday
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:30 Vespers
Fast free
8 (Apr 25)
Bright Saturday
Apostle & Evangelist Mark
8:00 Matins and Liturgy

18:00 All-night Vigil
Fast free
9 (Apr 26)
2nd Sunday of Pascha
7:00 Divine Liturgy
9:00 Divine Liturgy
10 (Apr 27)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
11 (Apr 28)
Radonitsa
8:00 Liturgy and Paschal memorial
12 (Apr 29)
Fast
13 (Apr 30)
Ap James, Son of Zebedee
14 (May 1)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
15 (May 2)
St Athanasius the Great
8:00 Liturgy
18:00 All-night Vigil
16 (May 3)
3rd Sunday of Pascha
St Theodosius of the Caves
7:00 Divine Liturgy
9:00 Divine Liturgy and procession
17 (May 4)
18 (May 5)
19 (May 6)
Fast
20 (May 7)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
21 (May 8)
Apostle John the Theologian
St Arsenius the Great
8:00 Liturgy

18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
22 (May 9)
Relics of St Nicholas
8:00 Liturgy
18:00 All-night Vigil
23 (May 10)
4th Sunday of Pascha
Apostle Simon the Zealot
7:00 Divine Liturgy
9:00 Divine Liturgy

18:00 Vespers and Matins
24 (May 11)
Ss Cyril & Methodius
8:00 Liturgy
25 (May 12)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
26 (May 13)
Mid-Pentecost
8:00 Liturgy and blessing of water
Fast: fish, wine, & oil
27 (May 14)
28 (May 15)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
29 (May 16)
8:00 Liturgy
18:00 All-night Vigil
30 (May 17)
5th Sunday of Pascha
7:00 Divine Liturgy
9:00 Divine Liturgy
31 (May 18)
Jun 1 (May 19)
Jun 2 (May 20)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
Jun 3 (May 21)
Ss Constantine & Helen
8:00 Liturgy
Jun 4 (May 22)
18:30 Vespers and Matins
Fast
Jun 5 (May 23)
8:00 Liturgy
18:00 All-night Vigil
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