St. Anne Triduum

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t. Anne, the mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary,  has always been a special patroness of our parish. In fact early records show our parish used the name “St. Anne - St. John Cantius Parish.” A beautiful oil painting of St. Anne holds a prominent place above the High Altar in our church.

St. John Cantius himself was a devotee of St. Anne, and pastored St. Anne’s Church in Krakow, where his tomb and relics are enshrined today.

Each year, around the feast of St. Anne, July 26th, we celebrate the St. Anne Triduum, three days dedicated to her intercession. The Canons Regular have a chapel in Michigan dedicated to her patronage where public Masses and devotion are held.

Saint Anne
Painting of St. Anne on our High Altar by Tadeusz Żukotyński (1855–1912) who was taught by the renowned Jan Matejko.


If you have intentions you would like to include in this special Triduum of Masses send in your Mass intentions using the form below.

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You can mail the form with your donation to:

Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
1025 W. Fry Street
Chicago, IL 60642

If you wish to include a donation for the Masses offered, or if you wish to include a donation for flowers to decorate the church for the Feast of St. Anne or for votive candles to be lit as a reminder of your intentions please include this in your envelope when you send us your intentions. Donations made with checks can be made payable to the “Canons Regular of St. John Cantius.”

Six Masses (celebrated according to the 1962 Missale Romanum) will be offered for your intentions, three Masses at St. John Cantius and three Masses at the St. Anne Chapel in Lawton, MI, according to the schedule given below:

ST. ANNE’S CHAPEL
33013 County Road 358, Lawton, Michigan

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Friday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m.

ST. JOHN CANTIUS CHURCH
825 N. Carpenter Street, Chicago, Illinois

Friday, July 26 at 8:00 a.m.
Saturday, July 27 at 8:30 a.m.
Sunday, July 28 at 7:30 a.m.