Visit to the Monastery of the Holy Cross

May 11, 2024
The Monastery of the Holy Cross
3111 South Aberdeen St.
Chicago, IL 60608
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Open to current university students and faculty. Others interested in attending please contact Transportation will be provided.

Join us for an edifying evening of prayer, dinner, and conversation with the Benedictine monks at the Monastery of the Holy Cross on the south side of Chicago. We will pray the Divine Office (Vespers and Compline), have dinner, and discuss a spiritual topic with prior of the monastery and University of Chicago alum Fr. Peter Funk, OSB. Following monastic tradition of oral reading during meals, selections of a text will be read during dinner and discussion will follow.

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 Prior Funk
5:15pm   Office of Vespers
6:00pm   Dinner & Discussion
7:15pm   Office of Compline
8:00pm   Arrive back in Hyde Park