Latin Classes

It is time to register for St. John Cantius’ fall classes. Unless otherwise specified below, classes start February 4, 2018, and end May 6, 2018.  All classes meet on Sundays. There are no classes on March 25, 2018 and April 1, 2018.

The cost is $50.00 for the class and $50.00 for the textbook. If you have always wanted a deeper appreciation of our Church’s languages and heritage, now is your chance to begin or to continue your study of the language and history of the Church. All classes meet in the Canonry at 1025 W. Fry St., Chicago, IL. Enter the building from the south door between the Canonry and the Church.

LATIN I: Beginner: (Continued)
Instructor, Rupert J. Ward


For the beginner, with some prior Latin study. Classes will encompass conjugation of verbs, declension of nouns/adjectives and an introduction to reading and writing
Latin. The text is Collin’s A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin. The class will begin with the exercises in Unit 7 after a review of Units 1-6. Classes will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

If there is sufficient interest, Rupert will also run ‘catch up’ classes to get beginners or those returning to the study of Latin up to speed and ready to join this class.

For information call Rupert at 312-616-6773 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). If you are interested in a ‘catch up’ class, please get in touch as soon as possible so we can gauge interest.

LATIN II: Beginner (Continued): 
Instructor, Joseph Latham

For the complete beginner, with some Latin study. Classes will encompass conjugation of verbs, declension, nouns/adjectives and the introduction to Latin vocabulary.  The text is Collin’s A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin.  The class will begin at Unit 6 of the text book after a review of Units 1-5.  Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  For information call Mr. Latham at (773) 213-4213 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

LATIN III: Intermediate:
Instructor, Christopher Jones

Class is for those students who are familiar with rudimentary Latin with conjugation of verbs, declension of nouns/adjectives, studied vocabulary and have completed at least two semesters of Latin.  The class will continue to use Collin’s A Primer of Ecclesiastical Latin text book.  The class will begin at Unit 21 of the text book after a review of Units 1-20.  Classes will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.  For more information call Mr. Jones at (773) 507-4153 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


All students for any class or program must register on the first day of class.