On Monday June 4th, from 6:30 PM to 8 PM, St. Ben’s and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mental Health Support Group will host an “evening with a psychiatrist.” The meeting will take place at Beaven Hall. Dr. Fabian Carbonell, MD will present on mental illnesses, treatments, and how we can support family and friends.
Through the “Invest in Kids Act,” Illinois children from low-income households who want to attend private schools will have access to new scholarships. The scholarships offered through this program could cover up to 100 percent of tuition and eligible fees for next school year*.
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.
In this group we learn to become like a container of sacred space as a group to provide a secure connection between the individual’s inner world and the outer world. Spiritual dream work affirms that our (nocturnal) dreams offer us support in our spiritual journey.
Do you want to get all of your BenFest purchases out of the way before school ends and you forget?! Make all of your BenFest purchases online using our advance purchasing option! Purchase your BenFest Friend (BFF) sponsorship, beer tasting tickets, BenFest Buddy tickets and weekend activity wristbands all before you get to the gates! New this year get your game truck punch card! 5 30 minute sessions for $45!
You might have noticed that from time to time the music that we sing at Mass does not line up with the notes on the page, but somehow, the words still work. The concept of singing a text to different tunes is not new, in fact, this practice can be traced back hundreds of years to medieval times in Europe…
In the Catechism of the Catholic Church we read: The Eucharist is "the source and summit of the Christian life." The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole spiritual good of the Church, namely Christ himself, our Pasch…