The Catholic Church

in Englewood

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REMINDER: There will only be one Mass this Sunday (May 28th) for Pentecost at 10 A.M.

Upcoming Events

Monday with Fr. Lee

Tuesday with Rev. McCay

Wednesday with Deacon Kurt Davis

Thursday with parish staff

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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

The Ascension of the Lord

May 21, 2023

Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20

Monday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 22, 2023

Acts 19:1-8; Jn 16:29-33

Tuesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 23, 2023

Acts 20:17-27; Jn 17:1-11a

Wednesday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 24, 2023

Acts 20:28-38; Jn 17:11b-19

Thursday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 25, 2023

Acts 22:30; 23:6-11; Jn 17:20-26

Memorial of Saint Philip Neri

May 26, 2023

Acts 25:13b-21; Jn 21:15-19

Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter

May 27, 2023

Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Jn 21:20-25

Pentecost Sunday

May 28, 2023

Acts 2:1-11; 1 Cor 12:3b-7, 12-13; Jn 20:19-23

"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