Monastery Visit: St. Benedict's Teaching on Humility

Feb 24, 2018
The Monastery of the Holy Cross
3111 South Aberdeen St.
Chicago, IL 60608
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Fr. Peter FunkMonastery of the Holy Cross


Transportation will be provided from Hyde Park. Open to current university students and faculty.

Cosponsored by the Hildegard of Bingen Society.

Join us for an evening of prayer with Benedictine Monks at the Monastery of the Holy Cross. Students will participate in the prayer of the Divine Office (including Vespers and Compline), and have dinner and discussion of St. Benedict's Teaching on Humility by Michael Casey with Fr. Peter Funk, OSB, prior of the monastery and alumnus of the University of Chicago.

More information about the monastery can be found HERE.


4:15pm   Meet at Gavin House (1220 E. 58th St.)
4:30pm   Depart from Hyde Park
5:00pm   Arrive at the Monastery, welcome by Fr. Funk
5:15pm   Office of Vespers
6:00pm   Dinner & Discussion, A Guide to Living in the Truth: St. Benedict's Teaching on Humility by Michael Casey
7:15pm   Office of Compline
8:00pm   Arrive back in Hyde Park

Fr. Peter Funk, OSB, is the Prior of the Monastery of the Holy Cross, a contemplative Benedictine monastery in the South Side neighborhood of Bridgeport. Fr. Peter received his B.A. in music from the University of Chicago. After graduating, he was a choral conductor at St. Thomas the Apostle parish and the University of Chicago. He entered monastic life in 1997. Fr. Peter received a Master’s degree in Theology at St. John’s School of Theology in Collegeville, Minnesota, where he majored in Scripture and was ordained to the priesthood in 2004.