Volunteer

Parishioners at St. John Cantius enjoy donating time and talents. Please consider becoming a volunteer at St. John Cantius today!

Altar Servers – Open to the men and boys of the parish who want to serve at the altar for the Holy Mass.
Learn more: Organizations - Altar Servers »

Bakers - Share with us your talents in the kitchen by baking for Café San Giovanni. The parish always needs baked goods for many activities. Contact Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.

Café San Giovanni Host/Hostess - Every Sunday the Café needs volunteers to serve coffee and help clean up.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312-243-7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Café San Giovanni »

Cantate Domino Choir – Choir for young ladies interested in singing Latin Masses and Motets.
Contact: Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, at 312-243-7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Choirs at St. John Cantius »

Church, Rectory and Grounds Cleaning/Decorating - We need people to help keep the Parish clean and beautiful. Can you help? Contact the parish office.
Contact: Thomas Dietz at 312 243 7373.

Evangelization Program - Help bring the Gospel to lapsed Catholics and others.  Welcoming new parishioners, researching, writing, teaching catechism in C.C.D., creating art and more is part of the program.  We can use your particular talents.
Contact:  Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Evangelization »

Festival Committee - Help organize and run fundraising events for our parish. Interested?
Contact:  Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.

General Volunteer as Needed - We’ll call you when the Parish has special needs.
Contact:  Call the parish office at 312 243 7373.

Knights Of Columbus – The Knights of Columbus - Lafayette Council # 361 – supports our parish in prayer, fundraising. Open to men of the parish over 18.
Contact:  Thomas Dietz at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Knights of Columbus »

Latin and Greek Program - Learn the language of the Church, the ancient Romans and the ancient Greeks. Classes are available to beginner to advanced students. Volunteer as a teacher, assistant, tutor, or sponsor Latin and Greek students in their studies.
Contact: Joseph Phelps at 312 236 5454 ext. 132.
Learn more: Classes - Latin »
Learn more: Classes - Greek »

R.C.I.A. (adult convert class) – The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a class open to all adults interested in becoming Catholic. It is also open to Catholics who have never received Confirmation or First Holy Communion, or to those Catholics just wanting to learn more about their faith. Volunteers are needed as tutors or as mentors.
Contact: Fr. Brendan Gibson, SJC, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Classes - RCIA – Adult Convert Class »

Resurrection Choir – Men and women’s choir specializing in classical Masses and motets.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, or Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Choirs at St. John Cantius »

Rosary Crusade – The Rosary Crusade fosters devotion to the Rosary. Open to all parishioners. Volunteer today to pray the Rosary with our Rosary Crusade.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Rosary Crusade »

Sancta Missa –  SanctaMissa.org is a website about the Tridentine Latin Mass that seeks to catechize Catholics and others about the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite. As a part of our evangelization program, SanctaMissa.org helps everyone to “pray the Mass” with deeper faith and devotion. Contact Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC if you could assist with editorial work, word processing, or translating.
Contact: Fr. Scott Haynes, SJC, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: www.sanctaMissa.org

Seat of Wisdom Library – Are you a librarian by vocation or avocation?  We can use your help.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.

Squires – This group of young men sets an edifying example of charitable works, prayer and dedication to the parish. All young men are encouraged to join (ages 12-18).
Contact: Fr. Brendan Gibson, SJC, at 312 243 7373 for more information.

St. Gregory the Great Schola - Men’s choir specializing in Gregorian chant. Men who are interested should contact Fr. Frank Phillips, CR.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Choirs at St. John Cantius »

St. Monica Sodality - Has a loved one or family member left the Catholic Faith? All parishioners are encouraged to join the St. Monica Sodality to pray for the conversion of sinners.
Contact: Fr. Frank Phillips, CR, at 312 243 7373.
Learn more: Organizations - St. Monica Sodality »

Ushers - Assist at all Sunday Masses.
Contact: Thomas Dietz at 312 243 7373.

Youth and Young Adult Program - This program is open to boys and girls and young people who are interested in learning more about their faith, enjoying group activities and recreation, and doing charitable works in the parish community.
Contact: 312-243-7373.
Learn more: Organizations - Youth & Young Adults »