The Catholic Church

in Englewood

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Meeting ID: 894 1589 5742
Passcode: 636 489
Call Number: 312-626-6799

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Exquisite works of art reflect black spirituality to inspire worship

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Church choir leads in Black Gospel praise music


The choir leads in jubilant praise to the Lord

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"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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View the Sacramental Guidelines for Reopening in Phase II document from the Archdiocese of Chicagao for additional information.


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