Health Committee

Health Committee

St. Ben’s Health Committee brings together healthcare professionals who seek to assist the parish in caring for the whole person - in body and mind as well as spirit. We do so by gathering resources, examining various health issues, maintaining communication with parishioners in need, and disseminating information on health care topics.

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Holiday Dinners: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Holiday Dinners: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

In an effort to reach out in the community to those who might otherwise be alone at the holidays, St. Benedict Parish hosts three holiday dinners—Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. These holiday dinners are truly potluck in that all of the food, supplies, and help we get are donated by parishioners, neighbors, local businesses, and friends of the parish. We are never disappointed by the abundant generosity of so many people—there is never a shortage of food or hospitality.

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Common Food Pantry

Common Food Pantry

The Common Pantry offers qualifying clients monthly allotments of groceries, produce, canned goods, frozen foods and health and beauty supplies at no cost. A significant portion of the food distributed by The Common Pantry comes from individual and corporate donations. The rest is purchased from the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation, and local grocery stores.

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