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Involvement Opportunities

If you would like to become part of one of our Ministries at St. Benedict Catholic Church, please contact the Front Office at office@stbenedict.net  and we will connect you with the ministry head.

Couples for Christ

Couples for Christ (CFC) is a movement intended for the  renewal and strengthening of Christian family life. The members have committed  themselves to the Lord and to one another so that they may grow in maturity as men and women of God and fulfill their primary vocation of raising up families under the lordship of Jesus Christ and for the service of the Kingdom of God.

Fabulous 55+

For anyone 55 and over, this fabulous ministry provides a chance to meet peers in an enriching social atmosphere for fun, food and fellowship. Monthly, seasonal meeting at the parish and away.

Friends of Martha

A network of volunteers who serve families when a death occurs, by providing a reception after the funeral mass in our church.

Grief Share

Grief is a natural response to loss and a necessary process in adjusting to change. Grief Share is a 7 week program led by church volunteers who have or are currently experiencing their own grief journey.

Habitat For Humanity

Each Lenten season, the St. Benedict parish family raises funds and builds a home in the community through the direction of Habitat for Humanity, a group dedicated to eliminating poverty & homelessness worldwide.

Helping Hands

Volunteer assist fellow parishioners who are going through a difficult time in their life with food and transportation services on a short term basis. No meetings, just help when you can.

Legion of Mary

The Legion of Mary is a lay apostolic association of Catholics who, with the sanction of the Church and under the powerful leadership of Mary Immaculate.  The unit of the Legion of Mary is called a praesidium, which holds a weekly meeting, where prayer is intermingled with reports and discussion.

St. Benedict has two Praesidiums:

Mother of Divine Grace meets Thursday 10:15am, Room 10.  Contact Maryjo Mirynowski mjmiry@yahoo.com  770-833-7786

Immaculate Conception meets Wednesday 8:00pm. Room 9. Contact Carol Meurer Meurerga@yahoo.com  678-474-9674

Marian Servants

The Marian Servants of the Blessed Trinity is an archdiocesan community with ministry at St. Benedict. Members strive to bring others a joyful, deeper understanding of their  vocation and mission in Christ. The group is Marian and charismatic in spirituality. Some members are certified lay Spiritual Directors. Monthly meetings include the rosary, song, and God’s teachings. Learn more about the Marian Servants by watching this video.

Marriage Encounter

This is an opportunity for good marriages to become even better. This 48 hour experience focuses on improving communication skills by teaching a unique method of communication. It brings new life, new love and new depth to married couples.

Women’s Guild

The goal of this ministry is to develop and maintain an active women’s group where all women feel comfortable coming to the parish for support and fellowship, to find a place to share their many gifts and talents and to provide a spirit of charity and outreach while supporting each other, and strengthening our families and our Catholic faith.

Knights of Columbus

The Knights have a long and rich history of service to the Church. Knights are the heralds to the modern world that real men love Jesus, their families, their church and their country. Knights abide in Charity, Unity, Fraternity, and Patriotism. The St. Benedict’s Council meets regularly for business and social meetings. Please check our Knights website at:
http://kofcknights.org/CouncilSite/?CNO=10633

Men’s Fellowship ~ Friday Morning Men’s Group

Join the Men’s Fellowship Group each Friday morning, beginning at 7:00am, for coffee and donuts plus a new and interesting guest speaker addressing a wide range of topics. This is followed by break outs and individual table discussions.

Boy Scouts

Troop 10 is a youth development program that focuses on adventure, learning, challenge, and responsibility and provides the chance to serve God and country, to help others, and develop personally. Meets weekly at the parish. Boys 12-18 welcome to join.

Prayer Shawl Ministry

This group combines a love of knitting and crocheting with a prayerful ministry that reaches out to those in need of comfort. In this spiritual ministry, prayer intentions are incorporated into the creation of shawls. Completed shawls are blessed and passed on to the intended recipients.  We meet monthly.

Respect Life

The ministry works to be the voice and support for the value and dignity of all human life, especially the unborn. Prayer and sacrifice are the foundation for the group’s practical efforts of public education and support in pregnancy crisis center counseling. Meets monthly.
Click HERE for the Respect Life Ministry website

Retrouvaille

This is a ministry to hurting marriages. In a troubled union, it seeks to create a new spirit of love, communication, forgiveness, healing, understanding and trust.

St. Vincent de Paul

This ministry of lay people discreetly helps families in distress with financial, spiritual and emotional support. They help with rent, utilities, food, etc. Training is required and is provided. If you are interested, please attend a regular meeting for more information.

More Information About St. Vincent de Paul

Wedding Guild

Volunteers assist the bride and groom in coordinating their wedding ceremony at St. Benedict and help ensure the day is special and unique.

Welcome Committee

The committee helps acquaint new parishioners with the ministries and activities of their  new church to help them feel welcome and needed. Members participate in monthly Donut Sunday Welcome Committee activities and occasional meetings.

Young Adults – Ignite

Geared for people in their 20s and 30s, but open to any adults in the parish, Ignite is a community of single and married young adults seeking an authentic faith by growing in their relationship with God, the Church, and one another.  They have an active a calendar of events including spiritual, social and service focused activities.