Canons Regular of St. John Cantius

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On May 29, 2008, Rev. Anthony Rice, S.J.C. and Rev. Bartholomew Juncer, S.J.C. were ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago for the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. The Mass of Ordination was offered in Latin according to the Ordinary Form (Missale Romanum 2003). The Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry and The Most Rev. Thomas A. Paprocki, Auxiliary Bishops of Chicago were in attendance. Numerous priests concelebrated the Mass. The church was full as parishioners and friends of St. John Cantius Church as well as the patrons of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius were present for this special occasion.

The Resurrection Choir and Orchestra provided music, along with the Schola Cantorum of St. Gregory the Great. Some of the pieces included:
Missa Brevis in D Major, K 194 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Veni Sancte Spiritus, K. 47 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
Ecce Sacerdos – Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934)
Concerto in D Major – Giuseppe Torelli (1685 – 1709)
Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C Major, RV 537 – Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)

Fr. Bartholomew Juncer, S.J.C. offered his Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, June 1st at 12:30 p.m. at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago. The Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago, delivered the homily at the Solemn High Mass offered in the Extraordinary Form (1962 Missale Romanum). The Resurrection Choir and Orchestra will sing the Mozart Mass in C, K 220.

On Sunday, June 1st, at 9:00 a.m., Fr. Anthony Rice, S.J.C. offered a Tridentine Solemn High Mass (1962 Missale Romanum) at St. John Cantius Church in Chicago. Rev. C. Frank Phillips, C.R., Founder and Superior of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius, offered the homily.

Click here for photos of Fr. Juncer’s First Solemn Mass.
Click here for photos of Fr. Rice’s First Solemn Mass.
Click here for complete photos of the Ordination Mass with Cardinal George.