From the Pastor

The Seed of Faith

06-12-2021Fr. James Aboyi, V.C.

Scientists have identified seven basic characteristics of living things: movement, respiration, sensitivity, growth, reproduction, excretion and nutrition. Of the seven, the process of growth is uniquely different in that it takes place gradually and continuously throughout the life span of the organism. While growth can be observed and measured over time, the actual process of growth at the cellular level is not generally visible to the human eye. In the Gospel today, Jesus uses the parables of the mystery of growth to illustrate the nature of the Kingdom of God. Just as the farmer cannot understand or explain the process of growth that takes place between the time of sowing the seed and the time of harvesting, so also it is difficult for us to fully understand the nature of the Kingdom of God and how it grows throughout our lives and among us.

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Upcoming Events

CDA Gift Matching Challenge

From May 1 – Jun 15 every gift to the Charity and Development Appeal will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $500,000!

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Call for Catechists & Assistants

We would love to invite YOU to share your gifts as a Catechist or Core Leader for the 2021-2022 school year. Sessions run Sep - Apr.

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Jigsaw Puzzles

The parish has accumulated a vast library of jigsaw puzzles, from easy to difficult, that we would like to make available to our parishioners!

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Water Drive

We are once again collecting bottles of water for the homeless.

This summer we have been asked to consider larger-sized bottles of water, although any size is welcome! Please bring your much appreciated donations of water to the parish lobby before Mass or anytime during office hours. Thank you!

Live Stream Mass

Weekday 8:15am Masses are live-streamed on our YouTube page, with Communion given at the church afterwards.

The weekend 5:00pm Mass on Saturday and the 9:00am Mass on Sunday are live-streamed. The Sunday 11:00am and 5:00pm are not live-streamed.

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Donate to Your St. Benedict Catholic Church

During the COVID-19 pandemic, your parish needs your support more than ever. Your parish gift provides a lifeline of support to our church family in this time of crisis.

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Dispensation Lifted July 1, 2021

Bishop Olmsted announces the restoration of the obligation for Sunday and holy day Masses in the Diocese of Phoenix, effective July 1, 2021.

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Lifting of Dispensation & Daily Mass Changes

06-08-2021Fr. James Aboyi, V.C.

Welcome to the last month of our fiscal year. The month of June is one of the busiest months for us in the parish office as we try to close the books, balance the budget, and plan for another fiscal year. This is also a time for exchange of “relay batons” in the parish councils.

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Mass Schedule

Schedules for Mass, Adoration, Confession and Office hours

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New Church Project

"May the favor of the Lord our God be ours. Prosper the work of our hands!"

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St. Benedict, Where All are Welcome

St. Benedict Catholic Church is a welcoming and vibrant family of believers located in the Phoenix community of Ahwatukee in Arizona. We are a Catholic faith community that recognizes the face of Christ in all and we respond with our lives. Our growing community is made up of members from all walks of life and we value our diversity. Our motto, “Where All Are Welcome,” stems from the belief that every person is a treasured child of God. Whether you’re new to the neighborhood or searching for a new place of worship, we hope you’ll find a home in St. Benedict Catholic Church.

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