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It takes financial contributions to sustain the church building and the work we do. Please help by donating to the following projects and keep the mission of the parish going.

Most especially during this pandemic. The order to shelter in place does not apply to monies needed for payroll, The Plants, regular bills, disinfectants and everything else it takes to keep St. Benedict the African running and ready for your return.

Please consider giving towards the following projects at St. Benedict the African. You will be redirected to the GiveCentral website, an online donation tool, that allows the parish to fundraise more efficiently and securely.

Sunday Giving

African style baskets used for the tithe collection during mass.

Please consider signing up for online contribution for your weekly tithing. It's secure, convenient, and easy.

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Father Augustus Tolton

Vintage headshot of Father Augustus Tolton wearing a biretta.

Help us support the cause for canonization for the first recognized American diocesan priest of African descent. Let us support the Sainthood of a past Chicago and Illinois priest.

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Building Fund

Church building front doors side angle

The cost of keeping the church building doors open are increasing with the constant repairs needed. Please help maintain the building and keep it accessible for everyone today and tomorrow.

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You can support more of our other fundraising opportunities at our GiveCentral page.

Paypal allows you to send a donation to through the Paypal website or app.

You can text the word "tithe" to (312)548-6599 and follow the instructions to donate.


Saint Benedict the African also welcomes your gift of time and talents. Please contact us if you can support the church in other ways.

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Saint Benedict the African Parish
340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621