Come join us for a day of rest and spiritual enrichment for families with special needs. Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1 PM to 5:30 PM at the O'Dwyer Retreat House, 15523 York Road, Sparks, MD 21152. The cost is $20 per family. To register, or find out more info, contact Deacon Bill Fleming, Archdiocesan Director of the Office of Special Needs Ministry, at 410-547-5410
WVTO invites you to our Grand Opening. Beginning with Mass and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, we will have a reception in St. Benedict's Notre Dame Room immediately following at 12:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided along with a
studio tour for those interested.
To RSVP, email us at email@example.com or call
Saint Benedict’s Parish Office at 410-947-4988
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Join St. Benedict Parish for our annual Walking Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 14th. The Walk begins at 10:30 a.m. in the front of the Church. The Walk will take us through the parish neighborhood, as we sing and stop to pray the Stations of the Cross.
In preparation for Divine Mercy Sunday (April 23, 2017), please join us for a Novena consisting of the recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for nine days, beginning on Good Friday. Pick up a copy of the Novena at Church this week!
On April 13th following Holy Thursday Mass, we are invited to keep night watch with Jesus in Agony and in prison, in adoration of his self-giving love for us. At Midnight, Night Watch will continue in the side chapel with quiet prayer and meditation. We invite you to join us.
St. Benedict Choir is having their annual Spaghetti Dinner & Bingo Sunday, Apr 2 in the Paschal Center Hall. Dinner starts at 12 Noon and bingo begins at 1:30 p.m..
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 are kids 12 and under. Dinner & Bingo included w/tickets.
For tickets and more information, contact Jessica Ricker by phone at (410) 952-5852 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also purchase tickets from St. Benedict's Gift Shop or at the door!
Menu includes the following:
Spaghetti w/ Meatballs
Choice of drink (tea, coffee, or wine)
The International Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Our Lady of Fatima will be visiting St. Benedict Parish on March 27, 2017 as part of the Fatima Centennial US Tour for Peace, honoring the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima. Please join us for an extraordinary day of graces, healing and prayer to Our Lady, for our country and our families. All are welcome!
Statue Visit Schedule
8 a.m. -Arrival of the statue, Morning Prayer & Mass
8:30 a.m. -Introduction by the statue custodian (Patrick Stabat)
8:45 a.m. -Recitation of the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary
9:15a.m. through 11 a.m. -Silent prayer time with Our Lady
11 a.m. -Recitation of the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary
12:10 p.m. -Angelus and Noon prayer with Fr. Paschal Morlino, O.S.B.
12:30 p.m. through 3 p.m. -Silent prayer time with Our Lady
3 p.m. -Recitation of the Sorrowful Mysteries & Chaplet of Divine Mercy
3:45 p.m. through 5:45 p.m. -Statue removed to back of church for entrance procession
6 p.m. -Procession into the church of The Pilgrim Statue, followed by introduction by statue custodian (Patrick Stabat)
6:30 p.m. -Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Quiet prayer, and Confessions
7:30 p.m. -Sung Vespers
8 p.m. through 9 p.m. -Silent Prayer time with the Lord and Our Lady
9 p.m. -Recitation of the Glorious Mysteries
9:45 p.m. -Sung Compline & Benediction
10 p.m. -End of visit
Join our Knights of Columbus for their annual Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Sunday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults are $8, Kids 3 to 12 are $4, and Kids 3 and under are free.
Sunday, March 12, 2017. Doors open 12 Noon; Dinner begins 12:30 p.m. and Bingo starts at 1 p.m. Dinner & Bingo $25. Special will be available for purchase. Must be 14 years or older to attend.
WVTO 92.7 FM, Baltimore's newest radio station, will be broadcasting Catholic programming from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. here at St.Benedict. Listen to us live starting March 4th 2017 at 9:15 as we officially launch our station.
You are invited to Baltimore's 40 Days for Life Kick-Off Event on Thursday, Mar 2 at St. Agnes Church Hall in Catonsville. Reunite with past pray-ers and meet new volunteers as we gather for conversation and refreshments at 6:30 p.m.
Join us March 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. for our annual Fish Fry in the Paschal Center Hall. Adults $9. Children 12 & Under $5.
Join us on Fridays in Lent, for Stations of the Cross and Benediction at 6:30 p.m. Stations are followed by Soup and Sandwiches with a Lenten discussion.
As we begin the season of Lent, Saint Benedict offers many ways to help with your spiritual needs:
- Ash Wednesday (March 1st)
Ashes will be distributed at our 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Masses. We will also distribute ashes at Morning Prayer (7:15 a.m.) and Noon Prayer
- Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
Wednesdays from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.
- Stations of the Cross and Benediction
Fridays at 6:30 p.m.. Followed by Soups and Sandwiches with a Lenten Discussion
- Reconciliation (Confession)
Available Ash Wednesday following Noon Prayer, Saturdays 3:30 p.m., and anytime by appointment
Please join us at St. Benedict Church for our Christmas Pageant and Family Mass. Don’t miss a much loved Saint Benedict tradition as the Parish children bring to life the Nativity of Our Lord!
Calling all volunteers! Many hands are needed to help make Saint Benedict’s ready for Christmas. Decorating will begin at 9:30 a.m. and all help is greatly appreciated!
Benedict's Pantry is looking for volunteers to help with their Christmas Distribution. They also need help afterwards to move bags back into the pantry from the Church. For more information and to volunteer, call the church office at (410) 947-4988
Saint Benedict and ChristLife will host our annual Christmas Caroling. Join us as we share a little Advent hope, sing carols, and spread God's love through the streets of West Baltimore.
Join the Knights of Columbus, Sunday, Dec. 11 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. for their annual All You Can Eat Breakfast with Santa. Photos with Santa and Craft vendors will be available. Adults: $7. Kids 3-12: $4. Children 3 And Under: Free.
Join us for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, a Holy Day of Obligation.
There are four mass options:
- Vigil Mass: Wednesday, December 7, 6:30 p.m.
- Feast Day Mass: Thursday, December 8, 8 a.m., 12 noon, and 7 p.m.
Tuesday, December 6th, SaintBenedict will be taking a bus trip to New York City. Includes tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and the rest of the day to explore The Big Apple. Costs is $150 with the show and $70 for the bus only. Please call the Parish Office at 410-947-4988 to reserve your spot.
Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary, has been practiced for centuries. Saint John Paul II completed Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary, calling Marian devotion the critical element of his spiritual life. For Saint Benedict's 2016 Parish Mission, all parishioners are encouraged to take part in a do-it-yourself retreat using Fr. Michael Gaitley's 33 Days To Morning Glory as a guide. The book summarizes Marian spirituality through the teachings of saints, such as Mother Teresa. Whether you are entrusting yourself to Mary for the first time, or if you're simply looking to deepen and renew your devotion to Mary, join Saint Benedictparish as together we journey to Jesus through Mary. 33 Days To Morning Glory can be picked up at Saint Benedict, November 4th through 5th. We will begin the retreat November 5th and end on December 8th, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Join us for our annual Bull & Oyster Roast in the Paschal Center Bingo Hall. The day will include food, money wheels, tombola, raffles, music, and much more! Tickets are $45 per person. For tickets, call (410) 947-4988.
Join us for the movie, Bella. Light refreshments will be served and there will be a short film discussion after the movie.
In celebration of Our Lady of Fatima's 100th Anniversary, St. Benedict Church invites you to be part of our "Rosary For Peace" Campaign. Join us as we pray a decade of the rosary each day from October 2016 to May 2017.