Parish Highlights: St. Benedict Parish Online Weekly Newsletter


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St. Benedict Ladies Society September 6th

Hopefully, you have had an enjoyable summer and are looking forward to gathering together again. As a member of the Ladies Society, you have the opportunity to make new friends by your attendance at our meetings.  We gather in Beaven Hall on the first Wednesday in the months of September, October, November, December, March, April and May. For the first meeting of the year on September 6th, we will gather in Beaven Hall at 9:30 am.  Come and enjoy Coffee and Sweets and a few games of Friendship Bingo as we plan the upcoming year.   Join in the fun, share your ideas.  SEE YOU SEPTEMBER 6TH !



SAVE THE DATE – OKTOBERFEST 2017   is just 2 months away!  
September 29th to October 1st

ST. BENEDICT OKTOBERFEST HIGHLIGHTS
Weekend-long Fall German Festival held in the courtyard - Carnival rides for the kids – Weekend Mega Pass along with daily ride specials, German food by Himmel’s Restaurant, beer, and oom pa pa music to add to the festivities!

New to St Ben’s? Looking for ways to get involved? Volunteers Needed!! OktoberFest is a great event to get to meet parishoners and neighbors. It takes approximately 100 volunteers from our school and church community to make this event enjoyable and successful. We are seeking a volunteer coordinator for Ride Mega Pass Sales. Volunteering is a fun way to experience the fest, and there are several positions to fill so your help is greatly appreciated!

Drop us a note for more details oktoberfest@stbenedict.com. Young adult and youth ministry folks are welcome!

Sponsor OktoberFest: We really need your support to continue this long-standing parish event. There are several levels of sponsorship available. To our parish clubs  and ministries consider sponsoring a keg or event banner. For more information, please visit www.StBensOktoberFest.com to download the sponsorship application.


Are you a crafter or a small business owner and thinking about Christmas?

Join us in December for a Christmas Craft Fair!
The St. Benedict Home and School Association is hosting a day of shopping and holiday cheer for the whole parish to mix, mingle and get a few items checked off of those holiday lists. We’re looking for crafters, parish groups or small business owners to participate in the event. It’s also a great opportunity for your group to fundraise by selling crafts or offering other holiday services (photo booths, gift wrapping, etc). The possibilities are endless!
 
Date: Sunday, December 10th (after Sunday Masses)
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Place: St. Benedict Gymnasium
Cost: $25 for an 8’ foot exhibit table
($50 after August 31)
 
For more information, email Vickie Thornley at StBenSantaWorkshop@gmail.com


Piano Lessons

Our parish music director, Jeremy Kiolbassa, has 3 to 4 openings for new piano students in his teaching studio. All levels from beginning to advanced are welcome. For more information contact jkiolbassa@stbenedict.com.


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Knights of Columbus

If you’re interested in helping those in need, serving our parish and community, growing in faith, or obtaining exclusive access to top-rated insurance protection for your family, then joining Saint Benedict Council of the Knights of Columbus is the organization for you.

Our Council will conduct a membership drive each month from now through April during the reception after each Family Mass.   Please consider joining our council. 

For more information, visit www.saintbensknights.com , or contact Sean Murray at sprfmurray@gmail.com.