Upcoming Events

Knight's BBQ

Sunday, August 25, 2019

The Knights of Peter Claver are accepting preorders for their BBQ dinner sale. Food on the menu include chicken, hot links, and ribs.


Help Wanted

Sunday, August 25, 2019

New Altar Servers are needed. Ever had an interest in supporting tasks at the altar during Mass? Join Father Jordan after Mass in the Sister Thea Bowman room for further information.

Labor Day Sale

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Stop by for the Luxury Bake Sale and Purse Raffle after Mass. Drawing for raffle will be at 1 p.m.

Adult Faith Group Meeting

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Immediately following the mass, you’re invited to the Sister Thea Bowman Room to discuss the inquired topics on Catholicism.

Mass and Picnic

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Our sisters and brothers of St. Paul of the Cross in Park Ridge, IL have extended an invitation for Saint Benedict the African to join them at the Lord’s table and a picnic at 4:30 p.m.

Please RSVP as soon as possible so arrangements can be made accordingly.

Grandkids Day

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Register now to have your grandchild perform in the 11 a.m. showcase (Mass at 9:30 a.m.).

RSVP NOW at or 773-873-4464.

Outing to Four Winds Casino

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The Birthday Club is sponsoring an outing to Four Winds Casino in New Buffalo, MI. The donation is $45 per person.


Prayer for Tolton Ambassadors

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July 28, 2019

Tolton ambassadors from across the country celebrated Mass today with the Saint Benedict the African community.

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Sent Forth: Father Jonathan Hill

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June 30, 2019

The Saint Benedict the African family congratulates Father Jonathan Hill as he celebrated Mass today for the first time as a priest at our church.

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Kemi and Jeremiah's First Communion

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June 23, 2019

Jeremiah and Kemi celebrated their First Communion on the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.

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First Communion

Another Eventful Holy Week

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April 22, 2019

Following Palm Sunday, Saint Benedict the African (SBA) started its Holy Week celebrations on Wednesday with the Tenebrae Service.

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MOSAIC Performs to Crowd-Filled Audience

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April 7, 2019

SBA’s own Phillip Armstrong, as part of MOSAIC group, performed the St. Benedict the African original mass music.

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Eiland Art Gallery Dedicated by Bishop

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April 7, 2019

On the celebration of the feast day of Saint Benedict the African Bishop Perry dedicated the Ann and Arthur Eiland Art Gallery and Collection.

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Saint Benedict the African Parish
340 W 66th Street
Chicago, IL 60621