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2016 Barn Dance Kick off Meeting

Posted by Peggy Ries

Mark your calendars.  The 2016 Barn Dance will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2106.

Everyone is invited to join us for our kick-off meeting at 7:00pm Thursday, May 5, 2016, in the Parish House.  Please come to share your input on what as far as what has worked ... Read More »

Mandatory EMHC Training - April 14, 2016, 6-7pm

Posted by Peggy Ries

Attention Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion: Current mandation by Bishop Michael Sheridan ends on April 30, 2016.

Plan to attend a mandatory training session to renew your ministry on Thursday, April 14, 2016, from 6-7pm at the Parish House.

Purchase Gift Cards/Scrip Online

Posted by Peggy Ries

Are you interested in purchasing gift cards/scrip online?  Contact Dee Klein for the enrollment code and information.

For more information see our Scrip page

Thank You Knights of Columbus - Capital Campaign Contributions

Posted by Peggy Ries

The Knights of Columbus recently made two generous donations to St. Benedict’s Capital Campaign, Together We Build Our Future. 

St. Benedict's Knights of Columbus Council #14785 which has brother knights (1st through 3rd Degree) from both the St. Benedict's and St. Michael's parishes donated $1,000.  This donation came from ... Read More »

Outreach Program - Haircuts for Homeless

Posted by Peggy Ries

St. Benedict's Parishioner Pam Murr, is a local freelance cosmetologist.  She’s starting an outreach program and offering free haircuts for the homeless once a month.

Check out the news story Local stylist gives free haircuts to the homeless

Haircuts for Homeless will be held on the first Wednesday of ... Read More »

Welcome Pam Murr - Our Newest Bulletin Advertiser

Posted by Peggy Ries

Welcome     Pam     Murr,     our    newest bulletin advertiser. Pam is a freelance cosmetologist. View her beautiful ad and contact information on the back cover of our bulletin. Or, contact Pam at (719) 648-4559.


Thank you Pam for your generous support of St. Benedict's.



St. Mary's Gala Raffle Tickets On Sale April 10, 2016

Posted by Peggy Ries

Kyler  Klein,  a  senior  at  St.  Mary's  High School  and  St.  Ben’s  parishioner,  is  selling raffle tickets for St. Mary’s annual gala after Mass  next  Sunday,    April  10th.  Tickets  are $10  each.    First  prize  is  $10,000.  Second prize is $4,000. Third prize is $1,000.  The gala  will  be  held  ... Read More »

Parish Family Cookbook - Share Your Favorite Recipes

Posted by Peggy Ries

The St Benedict's Women's Group is putting together a parish family cookbook fundraiser. We want to make it really special, so we will be compiling pictures and stories, and we would love to have your recipes included! Just send them to Tiffany Klein  and we will do the rest. ... Read More »

Pastoral Council Openings - Applications Accepted

Posted by Peggy Ries

Are you interested in serving on the Pastoral Council?  Pastoral Council Applications are currently being accepted through May 29, 2016. New  members are selected at the end of May for terms beginning in July. Applications may be placed in the offertory or emailed to Brian Ries

If you're interested ... Read More »

Lenten Baby Food Shower

Posted by Peggy Ries

In past years, St. Benedict's has held baby showers to collect baby food for the Life Support Services Center. Our last shower collected 500+ jars!Not only that, but parishioners donated diapers, sleepers, dresses, onesies, bottles, bibs, blankets, and handmade quilts. What a blessing it was!.

Our goal for this ... Read More »