A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
Christmas joy! St. John Cantius’ Service of Nine Lessons and Carols brings you the classic carols of Christmas.

Voices uplifted in song, the spirit uplifted with tradition and reverence. Blending Scripture readings and Sacred Music, this century-old tradition has become a cherished event not only for our church, but for the people of Chicago.

The Festival of Lessons and Carols is a popular event. Seating is limited, so we encourage you to make a reservation early. Make your Reservation Today:

Lessons & Carols Program
$15 (Adult)
$10 (Seniors and Student ID)
$5 (Youth 6-18)

Christmas Fundraising Banquet followed by Lessons & Carols
$100 (Christmas Fundraising Banquet at 5:00 pm in the Cafe San Giovanni in the church hall followed by Lessons and Carols - ticket included)

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To learn more about the repertoire planned for this year’s program click here…

King’s College in Cambridge, England, began this service in 1918. Read more here…

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Members of Religious Orders in habit, as well as members of the U.S. Armed Forces in uniform, will receive free admission to the music program.



December 14, 2013
at 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

St. John Cantius Church
825 N. Carpenter St.
Chicago, Illinois 60642-5499


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