Heavenly Father, as we celebrate the 90th Anniversary of
St. Benedict's Parish in joy, help us to remain in the One Faith, One Community, Our Love you have established for us as a parish family. We ask this Christ, Our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, One God forever and ever.
OCTOBER IS THE MONTH OF THE ROSARY
The Rosary will be said every Monday during the month of October at 7:30pm in the Convent Chapel EXCEPT Mon., Oct. 12th because of the Columbus Day holiday. Please try and say the Rosary daily.
Vigil Mass: 5:30 PM
(Children's Choir & Family Mass)
6:45 & 8:30 AM
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
9 AM- 9:30 AM
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Anytime by appointment
First Friday each month 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Miraculous Medal Novena
Monday 8:30 AM
Italian “Carnevale” Night
St. Benedict’s Parish presents Italian “Carnevale” Mangiare e Ballare on Sat., November 7th from 7:00pm- 11:00pm at International Caterers, 3243 Ampere Avenue (Country Club). Tickets are $55.00 per person, nonrefundable (includes tax and gratuity) and an Italian Buffet, Salad, Wine, Beer, Soda, Cookies and Pastries. Live Music, Door Prize and 50/50 Raffle. Featuring ~~ Gene DiNapoli and his “Tribute to Italian Style Doo Wop and Pop Music” ~~ Jimmy Walsh and the Black Velvet Band. For tickets and information, please call 1-718-828-3403, ext. 101.
Come and enjoy the evening.
WINTER COAT AND CLOTHING DRIVE
Sponsored by the Men and Women of St. Benedict’s Cornerstone November 7th and 8th AND November 14th and 15th Please consider donating any new or gently used winter clothing for women, men and children. Collections will be in the vestibule of the Church. It would be very much appreciated if you would consider donating: Winter coats, scarves, sweaters, sweatshirts, gloves, ear warmers, boots, etc. All donations will be brought to local shelters and volunteer locations because of your generous support. If you would like to give a monetary donation, please see one of the Men or Women of Cornerstone in the back of the church after each Mass - PLEASE ONLY on the above dates. Many, many thanks.
on September 15 at the 5:30 Mass.
Pictured here with our Pastor,
Father Stephen Norton
every Sunday at 9:30 AM
Respect Life Month - Calendar of Events 2015
October 4th 2015 Life Chain Bruckner Boulevard (back of the church) Participants will be holding signs promoting the Culture of Life. If you are interested in participating, please contact Gia by mail at: StBenedictsRespectLife@hotmail.com or call 1-646-247-5528. October 10th and 11th Respect Life Info Days St. Benedict’s Life Ministry will be available after each Mass to provide literature and Pro-Life items to educate everyone on the important message of LIFE. October 24th and 25th 4th Annual Spiritual Adoption Birthday Details will be in next weekend’s bulletin regarding Spiritual Adoption Day
To better serve our Parish, we ask that you take a moment to fill out this survey. We are trying to include all in our events, announcements, special masses and news of St. Benedict’s Parish. We need to see where we need to change in order to accommodate this.
Thank you for your cooperation,
Fr. Stephen Norton
The Rectory will be CLOSED Monday, Oct. 12th in Observance of Columbus Day. We will open Tuesday, Oct. 13th at 9:00am. If there is a emergency, please call 1-646-457-2053. Have a Blessed and Safe Holiday!
Our own Pastor, Father Norton co-anchors on CBS to welcome Pope Francis to New York!! Stay tuned for more pictures to come!
Adult Faith Formation Classes
Tuesday evenings beginning October 6th, the parish will have Adult Faith Formation Classes. Fr. Norton is directing these classes to help increase the Faith of all the adults in the parish. Each week is a separate class and, therefore, every adult is encouraged to attend as many as they are able to. No need to pre-register. Classes for the Month of October are listed below:
October 6th The Papacy Fr. Steve Norton
October 13th Marriage Eric Wandrey
October 20th The Family Deacon Joseph Patrona
October 27th Sacraments Deacon John Scott of Initiation
All are welcome!
CHURCH CLEANING - The Church will be CLOSED AFTER THE 8:30am MASS on the following days: Monday, Oct. 5th, Tuesday, Oct. 6th, Wednesday, Oct. 7th, Thursday, Oct. 8th and Friday, Oct. 9th Thank you for your cooperation.
Bereavement Support Meetings
Bereavement Support Meetings are a time for prayerful reflection, sharing one’s grief journey, learning strategies for coping, and discovering that you are not alone as you begin to find healing and consolation. We will start our Bereavement Support Meetings here at St. Benedict’s Convent downstairs (1082 Edison Avenue) beginning Sat., October 10th from 11:00am-12:30pm and ending Sat., Dec. 5th. If you are interested, please call Sr. Betty McLaughlin at 1-718-828-3403, ext.104 by Wed., Oct. 7th.
St. Benedict's Roman Catholic Church
Bronx, New York 10465
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
1:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturdays: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In The Rectory
We recently updated our telephone
system in the rectory
When the recording comes on,
please dial the extension
The extension numbers are as follows:
Fr. Stephen Norton 109
Fr. Louis Anderson 106
Reception Desk 101
Carole Janicki 102
Sr. Betty McLaughlin 104
Rochelle Mona 117
Sr. Joan Quinn (CCD) 718-829-1200
Reverend Stephen P. Norton
Reverend Louis Anderson
Reverend Jose Soto
Deacon John Scott
Ms. Carole Arbolino
The School of St. Benedict
1016 Edison Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Sr. Joan Quinn, I.H.M.
Religious Education Office
Sr. Betty McLaughlin, O.P.
Mrs. Anne Myers
Director of Music
Interested in becoming a Member of the Knights of Columbus,
please call 1-718-828-3403, ext. 101.
MONTHLY FOOD PANTRY
If you can, please bring in a can of food or box of pasta or anything that is non-perishable NEXT weekend. Please do not bring any fresh vegetables or fruit because it will spoil.
Please leave it in front of the pulpit in the Church.
Thank you for your continuous support and generosity.
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