The Catholic Church

in Englewood


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Poster art of Eilands.

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The Ann and Arthur Eiland Art Gallery and Collection continues the long standing work of the church that promotes the arts and values the artists as a necessary part of the community. It honors the thirty-year history of St. Benedict the African parish commissioning and collecting works of art.

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For most Zoom sessions led by St. Benedict the African you will need the following information. External and special Zoom events will require different login information. Please refer to the event's instruction for further details.

Link: https://bit.ly/3Yc2lca
Meeting ID: 868 9411 0061
Passcode: 722 722
Call Number: 312-626-6799

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Colored stained glassed church window of saint Benedict the African with heart

Artwork


Exquisite works of art reflect black spirituality to inspire worship

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Church choir leads in Black Gospel praise music

Music


The choir leads in jubilant praise to the Lord

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This Week's Lectionary Readings


Second Sunday of Lent

February 25, 2024

Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Rom 8:31b-34; Mk 9:2-10

Monday of the Second Week in Lent

February 26, 2024

Dn 9:4b-10; Lk 6:36-38

Tuesday of the Second Week in Lent

February 27, 2024

Is 1:10, 16-20; Mt 23:1-12

Wednesday of the Second Week in Lent

February 28, 2024

Jer 18:18-20; Mt 20:17-28

Thursday of the Second Week in Lent

February 29, 2024

Jer 17:5-10; Lk 16:19-31

Friday of the Second Week in Lent

March 1, 2024

Gn 37:3-4, 12-13a, 17b-28a; Mt 21:33-43, 45-46

Saturday of the Second Week in Lent

March 2, 2024

Mi 7:14-15, 18-20; Lk 15:1-3, 11-32

Third Sunday of Lent

March 3, 2024

Ex 20:1-17 or 20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17; 1 Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25

"You should take care of your church like you take care of your home. Your church is God's home and He lives in us."


-Mrs. Rowell, Parishioner


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History


Celebrating 30 years of the new building, many more of the patronage of St. Benedict the African in Chicago. This parish is the culmination of almost a decade of prayerful discernment during the 1980s of Roman Catholic presence in the Englewood neighborhood: what it would look like, how it would evolve, what values it would incarnate through its faith community.

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SAINT BENEDICT THE AFRICAN PARISH
340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621
773-873-4464
SBApanullrishnull@aolnull.com