Our 10th annual service of Nine Lessons and Carols on Saturday, December 13th brings you the classic carols of Christmas! Enjoy singing accompanied by our massive Casavant Pipe Organ. Hear the Christmas story read from the famous "nine lessons" taken from the Bible. Let your heart be warmed by youthful voices of our Magnificat Choir.
Join us for on Monday, November 3rd at 7:30pm for the annual All Soul's Requiem Mass. The celebrant and homilist is Bishop Joseph N. Perry. Each year, the annual Mozart Requiem draws young and old, Catholics and non-Catholics alike to experience the rich heritage of the Catholic church's liturgical ceremonies and sacred music.
St. John Cantius opened its doors to hundreds of first time visitors as the landmark church was featured in The Chicago Architecture Foundation's "Open House Chicago". See photos of the event and learn more about the incredible architecture of St. John Cantius Church.
The first weekend of October (3-5), nearly 75 participants gathered for a Sacred Liturgy Conference with Father John Zuhlsdorf, “Fr. Z” of “What Does the Prayer Really Say”, at St. John Cantius Parish. View photos and read more.
On Sunday, September 28th, 2014, more than two-hundred friends of the Canons Regular of Saint John Cantius gathered with priests and brothers of the order for an elegant meal, lively entertainment, and one another's company all with the cause of supporting the mission of Restoring the Sacred. The event was held at the beautiful English-gothic style Cathedral room at the University Club of Chicago overlooking Chicago’s lakefront. This year's event marked the record for highest attendance at he Annual Benefit Dinner.
View the music schedules for our Events of Music and Drama and Schedule of Sacred Music. Consider attending a Latin High Mass with one of choirs or enjoying our concert schedule for cultural and social enrichment.
Learn how the St. Martha's Guild, a group of women from St. John Cantius Church are attempting to revive the art of art of liturgical embroidery and needle crafts. The guild now how has a beautiful web site full of inspiration, tutorials, photos, and more.
From the Solemn Mass with the St. Cecilia choir to the glorious outdoor procession with the Blessed Sacrament in the parish gardens, the feast of Corpus Christi at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago is an important experience for parishioners and visitors.See photo gallery and learn more...
On Pentecost Sunday at St. John Cantius, a beautiful ancient custom takes place at the end of Mass. Rose petals are dropped through the ciruclar opening of the transept of the church during the recessional hymn. Some are surprised while others wait expectantly for the rose petals to fall. See photos.1 2 3 > Last »