Fr. Peter Funk
Monastery of the Holy Cross
4:00 Depart from Hyde Park.
4:30 Talk on Spirituality and the Liturgy by Fr. Peter Funk, OSB.
5:15 Chanted Office of Vespers.
5:40 Silent Prayer.
6:30 Discussion and Questions.
7:15 Chanted Office of Compline.
8:00 Arrival back in Hyde Park.
A link to the monastery website can be found here.
Click here to watch a short documentary about life in the Monastery.
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.