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Solemn Vespers, Dinner, and Discussion at the Monastery of the Holy Cross

Nov 1 2014 4:30—8pm
The Monastery of the Holy Cross
3111 South Aberdeen St.
Chicago, IL 60608
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Fr. Peter Funk

Monastery of the Holy Cross

 

Join us on the Feast of All Saints for Solemn Vespers, dinner, and conversation with Prior Peter Funk at the Monastery of the Holy Cross. For Solemn Vespers, the monks will sing traditional Gregorian chant and be accompanied by its choir-in residence Schola Laudis. This is a rare opportunity to experience prayer with beautiful sacred music in its proper liturgical setting. To read more about Solemn Vespers at the monastery, visit HERE.

SCHEDULE:

4:30pm: Depart from Hyde Park
5:00pm: Welcome and Introduction
5:15pm: Office of Solemn Vespers
6:00pm: Dinner and discussion with Fr. Peter Funk
7:15pm: Office of Compline
8:00pm: Arrive back in Hyde Park

To find out more about liturgy at the monastery, go HERE.

Intended for university students and recent graduates. Others interested in attending please contactinfo@lumenchristi.org.

Fr. Peter Funk, O.S.B., 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 BA 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 and led a rock band that performed in Chicago clubs. He entered monastic life in 1997. Fr. Peter studied theology at St. John’s School of Theology in Collegeville, Minnesota, where he majored in Scripture and was ordained to the priesthood in 2004.