Fr. Peter FunkMonastery of the Holy Cross
Intended for University Students. Transportation from Hyde Park will be provided. Registration required as space is limited.
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, 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. In 2012, he helped to found the choir Schola Laudis, whose mission is to reintroduce the Catholic tradition of polyphony at the monastery's celebration of Vespers. Fr. Peter has composed numerous motets and four a cappella settings of the Mass.