Past Announcements

Previous Events


Kemi and Jeremiah First Communion

June 23, 2019

Two of our own are preparing to receive their First Communion on the Feast of the Body of Christ. We pray that the First Communion will be the beginning of a lifetime of receiving Communion.

First Communion

Afternoon of Rhythm & Blues

June 23, 2019

The Birthday club’s annual fundraiser features Joe Barr and the “Soul Purpose” Band. From 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center (6550 S Harvard).

Light refreshments served. Beverages sold. Donation: $15 per person.

Juneteenth Celebration

June 15, 2019

Join the celebration of the true spirit of Freedom in America that includes:

Singing and Praying in the church, Line Dancing and Stepping, Open Gym, Jessie White Tumbling Team Performance (at 1:00 pm), Bar-Be-Que and RED Soda Water.

From 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at 66th Street and Stewart Avenue. Donation: $10 for an all inclusive ticket.

Father's Day Extravaganza

June 16, 2019

Invite our fathers to Mass at 9:30 am and stay for the festivities immediately afterwards.

SBA Father’s: Free

Fathers related to parishioners: $10

Significant Others: $20

Unemployed Children: Make a donation

RSVP by Wednesday, June 12th by email at SBAparish@aol.com or call 773-873-4464.

Bible Study

June 20, 2019

Come join the Saint Benedict the African Bible Study at 11:00 am in the Parish House.

Adult Faith Formation

Bible Study

June 19, 2019

Come join the Saint Benedict the African Bible Study at 6:00 pm in the Parish House.

Adult Faith Formation

Bible Study

June 13, 2019

Come join the Saint Benedict the African Bible Study at 11:00 am in the Parish House.

Bible Study

June 12, 2019

Come join the Saint Benedict the African Bible Study at 6:00 pm in the Parish House.

BBQ Dinner Sale

June 2, 2019

The Knights of Peter Claver will be selling barbeque dinners after Mass.

KPC

Adult Faith Group Meeting

June 2, 2019

Immediately following the mass, you’re invited to the Sister Thea Bowman Room to discuss the inquired topics on Catholicism.

BBQ Food

May 26, 2019

Enjoy delicious BBQ food provided by the Choir after mass at 11:00 am.

Choir

Delicious Breakfast

May 19, 2019

CANCELLED The Knights of Peter Claver Jr. Knights and Daughters will be selling breakfast after Mass in the MLK room.

Bible Study

May 16, 2019

Come join the bible study luncheon at 11:00 am in the Parish House.

Feeding the less fortunate

May 18, 2019

POSTPHONED INDEFINITELY Members of the Men’s Club will gather in the gym at 1:00 p.m to prepare gift bags for the less fortunate.

Mother's Day Brunch

May 12, 2019

Join us for the SBA Mother’s Day Brunch at the MLK room following the 9:30 mass.

SBA Mother’s: Free

Other Mother’s: $15

Significant Others: $20

Grown Children: $20

Unemployed Children: Make a donation

Dance Education Showcase Fundraiser

May 12, 2019

The Deeply Rooted Dance Theater will do a performance reflecting their dance education programs–filled with various techniques, conversations of artistic exploration and choreographic workshops lead by Deeply Rooted’s Artistic Team, company dancers, and guest artists.

This event is for Sunday at 2pm. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

Happy Hour for Mothers

May 10, 2019

Join us from 4-6 pm all SBA mothers and BASA MAMAS for drinks, jewelry sale, and the purse auction. Make sure to RSVP to SBAparish@aol.com or 773-873-4464 by May 9th.

Dance Education Showcase Fundraiser

May 11, 2019

The Deeply Rooted Dance Theater will do a performance reflecting their dance education programs–filled with various techniques, conversations of artistic exploration and choreographic workshops lead by Deeply Rooted’s Artistic Team, company dancers, and guest artists.

This event is for Saturday at 7pm. For more information and to purchase tickets click here.

Nachos and Margaritas

May 5, 2019

Help support the Choir fundraiser for Cinco de Mayo after mass at 11:30 am in the MLK room.

Choir

Adult Faith Group May Meeting

May 5, 2019

Immediately following the mass, you’re invited to the Sister Thea Bowman Room to discuss the inquired topics on catholicism.

Bible Study

May 2, 2019

Come join the bible study luncheon this Thursday at 11:00 am in the Parish House.

Last Steppin Class

April 27, 2019

You are invited to come out for some fun and dancing at the MLK room from 11:00 am to noon. Last class for this session.

Outing to Four Winds Casino

April 27, 2019

The SBA Choir is sponsoring an outing to Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI.

To reserve your seat or for more details email SBAparish@aol.com. Proceeds benefit the Saint Benedict the African parish.

Choir

Holy Saturday: The Lord's Lighting the Fire

April 20, 2019

Church Open All Day for prayer and adoration

8:00 pm Easter Vigil

Faithful Parishioner Reception

Good Friday: The Lord's Sacrifice

April 19, 2019

1:30 pm Rosary and Stations of the Cross

2:15 pm Veneration of the Cross

3:00 pm Reconciliation

4:00 pm Seven Last Words of Christ

Church Open All Night for prayer and adoration

Holy Thursday: The Lord's Supper

April 18, 2019

Join us for the liturgy of extinguishing of candles at 7pm.

Spy Wednesday: Tenebrea Service

April 17, 2019

Join us for the liturgy of extinguishing of candles at 7pm.

Special Music Presentation by MOSAIC

April 7, 2019

MOSAIC will perform the original mass music of St. Benedict the African Parish composed by Dr. Kevin Johnson, associate professor of Music at Spelman College and director of the Spelman College Glee Club

Feast Day Celebration

April 7, 2019

Join us for the Feast Day of St. Benedict the African.

Dedication of the Ann & Arthur Eiland Art Gallery

April 7, 2019

The Most Reverend Joseph N. Perry will dedicate the art gallery that will continue the long-standing work of the church that promotes the arts and values the artists as a necessary part of the community.

Art

Get In Touch!


Saint Benedict the African Parish
340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621
773-873-4464
SBApanullrishnull@aolnull.com