Parish Happenings

Click here … St. Benedict Parish Bulletins for more Parish Happenings and information.


St. Benedict’s Rocky Railway VBS

June 8th – June 12th (9 am – 12:30 pm)

Calling all campers!  Registration for VBS opens on April 20th.  Camper ages are 3 years old and potty trained up to rising 5th graders.  Click HERE to learn more.

Volunteers are needed! Click HERE to sign up!


The American Red Cross needs our help!

Urgent blood donations are needed during this pandemic.  If you are able to donate blood please click HERE to find a local blood donation drive near you.

Your donation could save someone’s life!


Surge of the Heart

Postponed to June 8, 9 & 10

Jon Leonetti is a nationally known Catholic Speaker, best-selling author and radio host who conveys a message of lasting fulfillment in Jesus Christ.  Jon will be offering a three-part segment at St. Benedict touching on Who is God and Why That Matters, God’s Dream For Your Life, and Living God’s Dream.  Click HERE for more details.

Join us for this three-part segment and discover the freedom that Christ offers by way of His life and love!


Senior Spring Luncheon

Postponed – Date to be determined

St. Benedict Seniors are invited to our Senior Spring Luncheon!  Please RSVP by April 14th to Linda at 404-519-8076 or Cynthia 303-249-4354.  Host Families are needed.  See the Senior Spring Luncheon Flier for more information.

Please join us for Lunch & Laughs!


Rosaries for Our Clergy

The St. Benedict Knights of Columbus ask you to join in praying rosaries for our beloved priests and deacons throughout 2020, on their Ordination Day anniversaries.  Click HERE for the schedule and sign-up for a time slot to pray for their well-being, their ministry, and their intentions!

Let’s show our clergy how many prayer warriors they have praying for them!


St. Benedict Habitat for Humanity

Postponed

Volunteers are needed for House #22!  The work will be done on Saturdays now thru April 4th from 7am – 3pm.  This is a wonderful Lenten activity for families, ages 16 and older.  Click HERE for more details and to sign up to volunteer!

Questions can be directed to Rob Marino at rob@normar.com


SHOES for the CHILDREN

100 pairs & still going!

We are collecting NEW shoes for the refugee children in Clarkston, GA.  These are the families that the Sisters of Charity serve.  All kinds of NEW children’s shoes are accepted!  Click HERE to see the flier and shoe chart for the sizes that are needed.  Please drop off in the PLC by Palm Sunday (April 5th, 2020).  Deadline will be extended.

Questions can be directed to Ann Shevlin at ashevlin@stbenedict.net


Easter Basket Items Collection

Save your donations to turn in once shelter in place is over.  We are still in need of donations for Easter baskets.

The Women’s Guild is spearheading a collection of Easter basket items to make 450 baskets for children from 4 local charities.  Choose a tag for items to purchase and return your items to the PLC by March 27th, 2020.   New items only please!  Check the bulletin for more details.


IGNITE- St. Benedict Young Adult Ministry

will be offering METANOIA as their spring Bible Study.  This program will begin on March 12th and continue on Thursday’s at 7:30PM in Classroom #9. No Cost, please contact Rizza at youngadult@stbenedict.net if you plan to join.

METANOIA- A Journey With Christ Into Conversion.
This new study from The Wild Goose Ministry, is filmed on location in the Holy Lands. This series will be 10 weeks of free online videos, with a free study guide. You can access it from any computer or phone, on your time, in the privacy of your home or small group.
Check out https://thewildgooseisloose.com/metanoia for full details and to watch the videos.


 

Singles and Married Couple are invited to join us…

Please RSVP Joan at jtammetta@gmail.com for more info.

 


Fr. Flood’s 30th Anniversary Tour of Ireland

     

This trip has been cancelled


Connecting Girls to Christ with BLAZE!

Attention 7th & 8th Grade Girls-this NEW ministry is just for you! BLAZE was created to counteract the way our society drives girls to question their identity, worth and beauty.  Sessions begin in December.

Click here for the Blaze Flier , Click HERE to register.


VIRTUS: Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education for Adults

Who should attend VIRTUS? This program is mandatory for ALL adult (18 +) staff & volunteers who work with children, youth or vulnerable individuals, including: Vacation Bible School volunteers, mission trip participants, core teen volunteers, catechists, and other ministries. The VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children training program is open to ALL parishioners.  Parents of children between birth and 17 years are encouraged to attend to gain valuable information on how to protect children. This session will help you to recognize potential victims, as well as possible abusers.
To Register contact: Rosemarie Turner at: rturner@stbenedict.net


 

.St. Dominic’s Hurricane Michael
Relief Efforts-
 click HERE to donate
to St. Dominic’s relief efforts. 

For more info on St. Dominic Catholic Church, click HERE to be brought to their website. Also, their Facebook page has daily updates.


Upcoming Teen Events… click HERE.


Archbishop’s 2019 Annual Appeal
To donate online click here: https://appeal.archatl.com/


Click here for: 2020 Second Collection Schedule at Mass


Papal Publication regarding Cremation & Burial