St. Ben's has the opportunity to experience the rosary like never before. Power In My Hands, featuring a 13 member all-star cast, conveys the timeless message of hope and the power of the Rosary in a way that speaks to the heart of modern viewers. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your life! Find out more about the film at powerinmyhandsthemovie.com. The movie will be shown in Kittler Hall in our school.Read More
Join us as we commemorate Jesus' entrance into Jerusalem. Each Mass will begin with a solemn procession with palms, beginning outdoors on Irving Park (weather permitting). During Mass, we will read the Passion of Jesus according to Luke. This Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week, the most solemn part of the Church Year…Read More
At this Mass, the celebrant washes reenacts one of the most iconic moments of the Bible, the Washing of Feet. Following Mass is a solemn procession with the Blessed Sacrament. The Nightwatch continues after the procession concludes at the altar of repose…Read More
It can be easy to look at this liturgy as being sorrowful, but it is important to remember that it is only the second of a three part celebration. Because of this, we should approach Good Friday with solemnity, but also hope and anticipation for the joy of Easter that is almost upon us…Read More
We hear the Exultet, the great hymn of praise, and the liturgy of the Word is extended to include many readings from Genesis through the New Testament, which tell us the history of our salvation. Before the Epistle, the Gloria is sung to ringing bells and the church is illuminated. After the Epistle we sing “Alleluia” for the first time in over 40 days, symbolizing the end of our Lenten fast…Read More
St. Benedict Parish offers an abundance of ministries and services to our community. We are only able to offer all of these through the generosity of our parishioners and friends of our parish. This month, we ask that you consider your own personal stewardship and giving. If you haven't already, consider signing up for automated online giving. If you already give online, perhaps consider updating your level of stewardship. It is through your generosity that we can continue our mission.Read More
Help us to beautify our church as we celebrate Christ’s Resurrection! Flowers symbolize the new life we receive in Jesus’ death and resurrection. Help us to meet our goal by making a contribution today. No amount is too small! After the Easter Season, the flowers are planted around our campus and continue to ad beauty to our block for the summer.Read More
The tour leaves immediately after the Holy Thursday Mass on April 18th (approximately 8:30pm) and will return to St. Benedict for Benediction at midnight. AS OF MONDAY, APRIL 15TH THE PILGRIMAGE IS SOLD OUT. Any open seats due to last minute cancellations will be filled on a first-come-first serve basis.
Join us on our annual Holy Thursday Pilgrimage of 7 Chicago churches. This year we will visit churches administered by religious orders. Commentary will include the history of each religious order, as well as the history of the churches we visit…Read More
You will benefit from some of the best speakers from across campus and across the country whose stories, witness, and humor will challenge you to expand your imagination and deepen your faith. Whether you are in the large group setting as one of 360 teenagers from across the country or in the small group with 7 other teens your own age, you will find yourself in a vibrant and welcoming community…read moreRead More
Being involved in this ministry requires each minister to write prayers once every 6-8 weeks throughout the year after prayerfully reflecting on the scripture readings and our world, church and community needs. There are no meetings, there is no requirement to read in front of church at mass and no experience or special knowledge is required…Read More
The prototype is nearly complete and the oil candles have arrived. Our craftsman will size up the prototype next to he altar and make any final adjustments before replicating the design for the other 5 candlesticks. He’s also carefully matched the stain on the…Read More
Join us for ALPHA on March 20th as we explore some of life’s important questions. This week we’ll talk about: “Jesus: Who is he?” and answer this question and others: “What would you want to be famous for?’ and “Why do you think Jesus is so famous?’ We start at 5:00pm in the basement of St Ben’s church. 2215 N Irving Park Rd. Dinner is served.Read More
Vision is 5 day retreat helping high school students focus on their gifts and how to live their faith every day.
Incoming freshman through Senior high students are invited to live for a week on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. While you are there you will hear from some of the best speakersRead More