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“What are ‘Canons Regular’?” is probably one of the questions that people most frequently have in their minds when they hear of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. And this shouldn’t be surprising, for few Catholics these days are acquainted with the many facets and rich variations of the religious life.



  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius
  • Canons Regular of St. John Cantius

The members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius seek personal sanctity by imitating Christ in radical opposition to the values of this world. They wish to “Restore the Sacred” in the Church, in the world and in their own lives in pursuit not only of their own sanctification, but also the salvation and sanctification of all.

The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius’ mission, in the context of parish ministry, is to help Catholics rediscover a profound sense of the sacred through solemn liturgies, devotions, sacred art, sacred music, as well as instruction in Church heritage, catechetics, and Catholic culture. Because the Eucharist Sacrifice is the summit and the source of all Christian worship and life [1], members of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius order their own lives, as well as their pastoral work in parish ministry, above all to the Mass, the Liturgy of the Hours and the sacraments—the primary sources of life and grace within the Church.



The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius pray in common at the Divine Office, Holy Mass and the Rosary each day, but also foster private prayer and meditation. Because a daily Holy Hour in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament is particularly important as a means to enter more deeply...


Considering that the purpose the "Society of St. John Cantius" is to "form and train men to be priests and borther" who " will learn to offer the Latin Liturgical Rite in both the Tridentine and Novus Ordo" forms and also to "investigate the possibility of authorization to celebrate the Liturgy according to rites other than...


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