Ordination of Fr. Bart Juncer and Fr. Anthony Rice (158 images)
On May 29, 2008, Rev. Anthony Rice, S.J.C. and Rev. Bartholomew Juncer, S.J.C. were ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence, Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago for the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius. The Mass of Ordination was offered in Latin according to the Ordinary Form (Missale Romanum 2003). The Most Rev. Joseph N. Perry and The Most Rev. Thomas A. Paprocki, Auxiliary Bishops of Chicago were in attendance. Numerous priests concelebrated the Mass. The church was full as parishioners and friends of St. John Cantius Church as well as the patrons of the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius were present for this special occasion. The Resurrection Choir and Orchestra provided music, along with the Schola Cantorum of St. Gregory the Great. Some of the pieces included: Missa Brevis in D Major, K 194 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) Veni Sancte Spiritus, K. 47 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791) Ecce Sacerdos - Edward Elgar (1857 – 1934) Concerto in D Major - Giuseppe Torelli (1685 – 1709) Concerto for 2 Trumpets in C Major, RV 537 - Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)

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