Our Apostolates

Biretta Books


Biretta Books publishes religious books, and video productions to help educate Catholic clergy and laity about Catholic subjects including, but not limited to Sacred Liturgy, Catechetics, Marian Spirituality, Eucharistic Theology and Piety, Devotions to the Passion of Christ, Gregorian Chant, Organ Music, Sacred Polyphony and liturgical music. The books and media help Catholic clergy and laity by re-invigorating the liturgical, sacramental and devotional life of the Church. Biretta Books also offers Sacred Vestments, Sacred Vessels and church goods for clergy. All proceeds benefit the Canons regular of St. John Cantius. BirettaBooks.com





Biretta Books


Biretta Books publishes religious books, and video productions to help educate Catholic clergy and laity about Catholic subjects including, but not limited to Sacred Liturgy, Catechetics, Marian Spirituality, Eucharistic Theology and Piety, Devotions to the Passion of Christ, Gregorian Chant, Organ Music, Sacred Polyphony and liturgical music. The books and media help Catholic clergy and laity by re-invigorating the liturgical, sacramental and devotional life of the Church. Biretta Books also offers Sacred Vestments, Sacred Vessels and church goods for clergy. All proceeds benefit the Canons regular of St. John Cantius. BirettaBooks.com





St. Katharine Drexel Parish


St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield, IL is also staffed by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. It includes Catholics from three different churches combined into one parish. Visit their website to learn about Mass times and other activities.





St. Katharine Drexel Parish


St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield, IL is also staffed by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. It includes Catholics from three different churches combined into one parish. Visit their website to learn about Mass times and other activities.





Biretta Books


Biretta Books publishes religious books, and video productions to help educate Catholic clergy and laity about Catholic subjects including, but not limited to Sacred Liturgy, Catechetics, Marian Spirituality, Eucharistic Theology and Piety, Devotions to the Passion of Christ, Gregorian Chant, Organ Music, Sacred Polyphony and liturgical music. The books and media help Catholic clergy and laity by re-invigorating the liturgical, sacramental and devotional life of the Church. Biretta Books also offers Sacred Vestments, Sacred Vessels and church goods for clergy. All proceeds benefit the Canons regular of St. John Cantius. BirettaBooks.com





St. Katharine Drexel Parish


St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield, IL is also staffed by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. It includes Catholics from three different churches combined into one parish. Visit their website to learn about Mass times and other activities.





St. Martha’s Guild


The St. Martha’s Guild is a group of parishioners at St. John Cantius Church who are working to restore the art of Liturgical needle crafts. In addition to taking care of any mending needs of the parish, members are learning vestment restoration, lace making and repair, several types of embroidery, gold work, fine linen stitching and many other sewing techniques. They are working to revive these waning art forms, and to provide training and support to other embroidery enthusiasts who believe it is important to invest significant effort into items used in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The guild’s website, stmarthasguild.com, organizes a growing collection of resources, tutorials, project specifications and sources of inspiration along with a blog and gallery.





St. Katharine Drexel Parish


St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield, IL is also staffed by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. It includes Catholics from three different churches combined into one parish. Visit their website to learn about Mass times and other activities.





St. Katharine Drexel Parish


St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Springfield, IL is also staffed by the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. It includes Catholics from three different churches combined into one parish. Visit their website to learn about Mass times and other activities.





St. Martha’s Guild


The St. Martha’s Guild is a group of parishioners at St. John Cantius Church who are working to restore the art of Liturgical needle crafts. In addition to taking care of any mending needs of the parish, members are learning vestment restoration, lace making and repair, several types of embroidery, gold work, fine linen stitching and many other sewing techniques. They are working to revive these waning art forms, and to provide training and support to other embroidery enthusiasts who believe it is important to invest significant effort into items used in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The guild’s website, stmarthasguild.com, organizes a growing collection of resources, tutorials, project specifications and sources of inspiration along with a blog and gallery.





Biretta Books


Biretta Books publishes religious books, and video productions to help educate Catholic clergy and laity about Catholic subjects including, but not limited to Sacred Liturgy, Catechetics, Marian Spirituality, Eucharistic Theology and Piety, Devotions to the Passion of Christ, Gregorian Chant, Organ Music, Sacred Polyphony and liturgical music. The books and media help Catholic clergy and laity by re-invigorating the liturgical, sacramental and devotional life of the Church. Biretta Books also offers Sacred Vestments, Sacred Vessels and church goods for clergy. All proceeds benefit the Canons regular of St. John Cantius. BirettaBooks.com





St. Martha’s Guild


The St. Martha’s Guild is a group of parishioners at St. John Cantius Church who are working to restore the art of Liturgical needle crafts. In addition to taking care of any mending needs of the parish, members are learning vestment restoration, lace making and repair, several types of embroidery, gold work, fine linen stitching and many other sewing techniques. They are working to revive these waning art forms, and to provide training and support to other embroidery enthusiasts who believe it is important to invest significant effort into items used in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. The guild’s website, stmarthasguild.com, organizes a growing collection of resources, tutorials, project specifications and sources of inspiration along with a blog and gallery.





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