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This Week's Lectionary Readings

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 25, 2022

Am 6:1a, 4-7; Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10; 1 Tm 6:11-16; Lk 16:19-31

Monday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time

September 26, 2022

JB 1:6-22; PS 17:1BCD, 2-3, 6-7; LK 9:46-50

Memorial of Saint Vincent de Paul, Priest

September 27, 2022

Jb 3:1-3, 11-17, 20-23; Ps 88:2-3, 4-5, 6, 7-8; Lk 9:51-56

Wednesday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time

September 28, 2022

Jb 9:1-12, 14-16; Ps 88:10bc-11, 12-13, 14-15; Lk 9:57-62

Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, archangels

September 29, 2022

Dn 7:9-10, 13-14 or Rv 12:7-12ab; Ps 138:1-2ab, 2cde-3, 4-5; Jn 1:47-51

Memorial of Saint Jerome, Priest and Doctor of the Church

September 30, 2022

Jb 38:1, 12-21; 40:3-5; Ps 139:1-3, 7-8, 9-10, 13-14ab; Lk 10:13-16

Memorial of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church

October 1, 2022

JB 42:1-3, 5-6, 12-17; PS 119:66, 71, 75, 91, 125, 130; LK 10:17-24

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 2, 2022

Hab 1:2-3; 2:2-4; Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9; 2 Tm 1:6-8, 13-14; Lk 17:5-10

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The choir leads in jubilant praise to the Lord

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-Mrs. Rowell, Parishioner

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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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340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621