Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral
Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia
Des Plaines, IL USA
Welcome

THE FEAST OF THE BIRTH OF THE THEOTOKOS

Welcome to the parish website of the Holy Virgin Protection Cathedral, a Russian Orthodox church located in Des Plaines, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Our church is a prominent place of worship for all the Russian Orthodox who live in Chicago and has as its goal the preservation of the spiritual traditions and the treasure of church services of ancient Russian Orthodoxy.  We are glad you are visiting our site and would like to invite you to acquaint yourself with our church and parish by exploring other pages. We hope to see you in person in our church where you will be able to enjoy the iconographic art, hear the splendid singing of our choir and to share in the joy of our Divine Services.

Live Webcasts

(when available)

https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCXjnRlXp6IAc788g0bmxN5w

follow the link for LIVESTREAM

 

Parish Bulletin

Read the latest edition of the Parish Bulletin by clicking here

 

Announcements
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Elevation of the Cross - 09/22/2020

Vigil service with the Order of the Elevation of the Cross on Saturday at 6 PM

Early liturgy at 7 AM and later liturgy at 9 AM on Sunday


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- 07/01/2020

Sign up for upcoming Liturgies here - 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050E4FA8A829A2FA7-september3


Online candles & commemorations

Candles can now be ordered online and will be placed according to your instructions at the next services.

Prosphora commemorations with names of your beloved may also be ordered "for the health of" and "for the repose" to be read at the next Divine Liturgy.

Please see our Russian site:
www.holyvirginprotection.org

 

Support

Cathedral Donations

Sisterhood Fund