Canons Regular of St. John Cantius

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  • St. Peter's Church in Volo, IL

    St. Peter's Church in Volo, IL

    Enjoy these images from our newest parish family, St. Peter's Catholic Church in Volo, Illinois. The charming Gothic edifice is absolutely breathtaking. The families of St. Peter's love their parish and have welcomed the Canons Regular with exuberance.
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  • Don Bosco Boy's Camp

    Don Bosco Boy's Camp

    Under the direction of the Canons Regular boys are given proper formation to be outstanding Catholic gentlemen. The Don Bosco Camps for Boys provide recreation, as well as human and spiritual formation. View the gallery »

  • Ordination


    After completing intense seminary formation members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, ordained as deacons and priests, serve in the parishes and apostolates of our community, helping to "restore the sacred."
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  • Profession of Vows

    Profession of Vows

    After novitiate, members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius professing temporary vows. These vows are renewed each year until final profession is made. The Canons Regular profess the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience according to the Rule of St. Augustine.
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  • Reception of the Habit

    Reception of the Habit

    After completing postulancy, our new novices are vested in a simple black Roman cassock, with a simple sash. During the first year of novitiate their habits are now adorned with the Roman collar, a fringed sash and the Holy Rosary. Novices wear a special surplice during the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy.
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  • Sacred Music

    Sacred Music

    Gregorian Chant, Sacred Polyphony and Organ Music are great treasures of the Roman Rite. The Canons Regular seek to restore the Church's music so that the faithful will be attracted to Christ through the incomprehensible beauty of the Liturgy.
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  • St Anne Chapel

    St Anne Chapel

    Behold the simplicity and beauty of St. Anne Chapel in Lawton, Michigan. The Canons Regular enjoy St. Anne's for retreat days, family days and days of recollection.
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