Catechesis: Adult & Child Catechesis Weekly Online Newsletter
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Late Nite Catechism Coming to St. Benedict Gymnasium
Saturday, April 21st at 7:30PM
Join us for an evening of laughs as Sister is back in the classroom;
Tickets include Open Bar and Hors d'oeuvres.
$40 Adults $30 Seniors
Doors open at 7 pm. Purchase your tickets at the rectory or school offices or online at tinyurl.com/sbpsgala2018 and click after parties.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS MAY 4, 2018
We have 10 young people at St. Benedict Parish and Preparatory School who will be recognized
May 4th for their witness to our faith and their practice of discipleship in our parish, school and community. These young people will receive a Vicariate 2 Leadership Award from Bishop Kane at a recognition luncheon. Please pray in gratitude for these young people and their continued desire to live their faith as witness for others.
Mira JoriRuth Cohen
PRAYER AND WORSHIP
Mary Katherine Sullivan
St. Benedict Ladies Society
Rita Kattner is this Years Woman of the Year!
ACCW-Vicariate II Luncheon Saturday, May 12th
We are honored to announce the outstanding woman nominated as this year’s St. Benedict Woman of the Year is Rita Kattner. Rita will be honored at the ACCW-Vicariate II Luncheon on Saturday May 12th. (More details will be shared in future Steward articles.) Please mark your calendar for the next Ladies Society meeting which will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 9:30 am in Beaven Hall. Come and learn how to make the Cookie Baskets out of recycled Christmas cards that we use for our December project each year. Treats for the meeting will be provided by Joanne Finger, Glorieta Gaston and Lucy Consing.
Coming this summer Vacation Bible School
Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus
July 15th through the 19th from 6:30 until 8:30 for 6th graders through High School, we will engage in conversations about faith as well as train volunteers to assist with the younger children the following week.
July 23rd through 27th from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm for Kindergarten up to 5th grade.
Register your children for Shipwrecked VBS today by going to: https://tinyurl.com/sbshipwrecked
Youth Ministry is Seeking Youth Leaders for Vacation Bible School this Summer. Can You Help with SHIPWRECKED?
All 6th through High School aged people are invited.
We will meet from 6:30pm-8:30pm each day during the July 15-19 week and prepare for the Young Kids who will attend VBS the next week.
Then, July 23-27 during the day, you will be helping the adults lead small groups of kids through the program. The daily program would run from 8:30-2:30. This time commitment would be applicable to the Confirmation Service Hour Commitment (40 hours total for the two weeks)
Sign up here if you are interested or if you’d like more information: http://bit.ly/2018YouthMinSummer
JULY 9-13 A group of High School students will be traveling from St Benedict Parish to the University of Notre Dame to participate in the Summer program VISION. ALL high school aged young people who are interested in attending are welcome. See Ms. McMillan for details. Our group will be traveling to the University July 9-13. The cost of attending is the $100.00 deposit and some earnest hours of fundraising. Please do not let the cost keep any person who is interested, from attending. http://bit.ly/2018YouthMinSummer
The sign up for Vision is included in our Summer Service Opportunities. I will follow up to answer questions and share details for all those who sign up, on the sign up genius.
Religious Education Registration Now Open!
For public school families wishing to enroll in the St. Benedict RE Program, packets are available in the rectory, you can register online by clicking on the button below, or by contacting Nancy Uczen in the RE office at email@example.com.
Join the St. Benedict Parish Baptismal Preparation Team!
We are now inviting couples to join our new Baptismal Preparation Team. Please join us in this new ministry! Contact Jesus Reyes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-388-1774 for
Service Hour Opportunity
Our Children’s Liturgy of the Word Ministry is looking for helpers for our 9:00 am Mass and 10:30 a.m. Mass for 8th grade through High School. This is a great way to get some service hours done while having fun with the younger kids! Contact Daniel Hughes, the Director of Catechesis at 773-509-3830 or email@example.com.