The Catholic Church

in Englewood

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NOTICE: Starting September 3rd and going forward there will only be one Mass on Sundays at 10:00 AM (online and in person).

Upcoming Events

Mission Statement

Tuesday with Fr. Lee

Wednesday with Deacon Kurt

Thursday with Phillip

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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.

Meeting ID: 868 9411 0061
Passcode: 722 722
Call Number: 312-626-6799

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This Week's Lectionary Readings

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 17, 2023

Sir 27:30—28:7; Rom 14:7-9; Mt 18:21-35

Monday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

September 18, 2023

1 Tm 2:1-8; Lk 7:1-10

Tuesday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

September 19, 2023

1 Tm 3:1-13; Lk 7:11-17

Feast of Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

September 21, 2023

Eph 4:1-7, 11-13; Mt 9:9-13

Friday of the Twenty-fourth Week in Ordinary Time

September 22, 2023

1 Tm 6:2c-12; Lk 8:1-3

Memorial of Saint Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest

September 23, 2023

1 Tm 6:13-16; Lk 8:4-15

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 24, 2023

Is 55:6-9; Phil 1:20c-24, 27a; Mt 20:1-16a

"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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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