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Forty Hours Devotion

On Thursday, October 22, 2022, Fr. David Yallaly, SJC celebrated the Solemnity of the Dedication of St. John Cantius Church Mass at 7:30 p.m. Following Mass, the Annual Forty Hours of Devotion began.

Adoration was all day and through the night until Saturday evening. Committed adorers spent one or more hours with our Eucharist King. View the full photo album here.


Forty Hours Devotion is a special time for our parish every year. It is a time for each of us to come before the Blessed Sacrament and to thank God for his graces, to make reparation to Him for our past sins, to pray for the sick, and to beg God's protection of our nation.

St. John Cantius Church will hold our annual Forty Hours Devotion begins Thursday, October 20th through Sunday, October 23rd.

Adoration is all day and through the night until Saturday evening. You can sign up for an hour online or by calling the parish office. We do need committed adorers for this.

The schedule is as follows:

Thursday - 10/20 - External Solemnity of SJC, Anniversary of the Dedication of a Church

Solemn High Mass 7:30 pm, Solemn Exposition 9:00pm-6:00am

Friday - 10/21 - 9:00 am to 6:00 am Saturday 10/22 - Votive Mass of the Holy Eucharist

Saturday - 10/22 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Votive Mass of the Holy Eucharist

Sunday - 10/23 - 9 am - 7:30 pm, Solemn High Mass, External Solemnity of the Feast of St. John Cantius 12:30 pm - St. Cecilia Choir Closing Benediction at the End of Mass.

Please consider spending one or more hours with our Eucharistic King.

International Eucharistic Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles

The St. John Paul II Eucharistic Adoration Association in conjunction with The Knights of Columbus, Mater Christi Council is proud to bring the Vatican International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles of the World to St. John Cantius. The exhibition, designed and created by Blessed Carlo Acutis, will be at the Church Hall during the 40 Hours Devotion, October 19th – 23rd, and after all masses the weekend of October 22nd and 23rd. With an extensive assortment of photographs and historical descriptions, the exhibition presents some of the principal Eucharistic Miracles that took place throughout the ages in various countries of the world and which have been recognized by the Church.


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