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Another Eventful Holy Week

April 22, 2019

Following Palm Sunday, Saint Benedict the African (SBA) started its Holy Week celebrations on Wednesday with the Tenebrae Service.

This Spy Wednesday event involved psalm prayers in the dark with the extinquishing of seven candles.

Prayer and extinquishing of candles for tenebrea service 2019.

The following day SBA hosted scripture study in the morning and Mass of the Lord’s Supper for Holy Thursday.

For Good Friday, SBA held a rosary and stations of the cross, veneration of the cross, and reconciliation service.

The church remained open all Thursday for adoration, and Friday and Saturday for prayer. SBA held Easter Vigil Saturday night with a small reception afterwards.

Church choir leads clapping praise for Easter Sunday 2019

Easter Sunday concluded Holy week with a church-packed Mass celebrating our Lord’s resurrection.

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SBA’s own Phillip Armstrong, as part of MOSAIC group, performed the St. Benedict the African original mass music.

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Eiland Art Gallery Dedicated by Bishop

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On the celebration of the feast day of Saint Benedict the African Bishop Perry dedicated the Ann and Arthur Eiland Art Gallery and Collection.

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340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621
773-873-4464
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