From the Pastor

Parallel Mountains

02-27-2021Fr. James Aboyi, V.C.

On this Second Sunday of Lent, the Church invites us to reflect upon two beautiful events regarding top of the mountain experiences: The sacrifice by Abraham in the first reading, and the transfiguration of Jesus in the Gospel. Scripture scholars assert that the relationship between Abraham and Isaac foreshadows the relationship between God the Father and Jesus. Like Abraham, God was prepared to let go of what was most precious to him, his only begotten son, Jesus Christ. Similarly, scripture scholars tell us that there are some similarities between Isaac and Jesus Christ.

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Upcoming Events

Parish 2020 Financial Report

The parish fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Click here to view the most recent report, July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.

2020 Contribution Statements

The Parish of St. Benedict is so grateful for the financial support that we receive. It is your gifts that sustain the parish and help us to be the warm and inviting community that we are. Click here to request your Contribution Statement.

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St. Vincent De Paul Collection

Needed items this week: Gluten-free foods, Jello. The pantry has plenty of cereal, beans, and pasta now. Thank you!

Adult Faith Formation: “The Search”

Add Tue, Feb 9

7 week series – Tuesdays at 9:00am in Annex #4, OR Tuesdays at 6:15pm in the Church beginning Tue, Feb 9

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Lenten Bible Study

Add Thu, Feb 18 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursdays during Lent, 7:00-8:00pm

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Live Stream Mass

Weekday 8:15am Masses will be live-streamed, with Communion given at the church afterwards.

The 5:00pm Mass on Saturday and 9:00am Mass on Sunday will be live-streamed. The 11:00am will not be 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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Rising with Christ: The Plan for Restoring Parish Life

Parishioner Guidelines for Preparing to return to public Masses

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CDA Weekly Update

02-26-2021Fr. James Aboyi, V.C.

I thank everyone who has participated in the Charity and Development Appeal (CDA) this year. The latest weekly update as of Wednesday last week, February 24, shows that 88 families have participated from our parish community so far with a total pledge of $33,419. This represents 39% of our total goal of $85,000. Our overall goal, beyond the financial goal, is to have up to 300 families participating in the Appeal this year. I encourage those who have not participated yet to consider sending their pledge or payment this week.

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Capital Campaign

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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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