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Current News and Events from Saint Benedict Center for Friends and Benefactors across the country.

February 2020 Newsletter

February 2020 Newsletter

The February 2020 "From the Center" Newsletter is being mailed out as soon as possible, but you can read it first here online! Stay up to date on the School Expansion Project for IHM School! It has been exciting to watch the progress… and we are anxious for the day...

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Saint Paul Miki Housetops

Saint Paul Miki Housetops

You don't want to miss the most recent issue of From the Housetops that features the story of Saint Paul Miki and the Japanese Martyrs! It is the story of twenty-six uncompromising heroes of the Faith who gave their lives for preaching the Gospel of Christ. What was...

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Giving Tuesday Video

Giving Tuesday Video

A giant "Thank You" to all who supported our apostolates here at Saint Benedict Center this December! Our campaign to raise the $200,000 to cover the steel and the rest of the foundation for our School Expansion Project began with Giving Tuesday (the annual global day...

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Festive Fundraising

Festive Fundraising

We decked the hall… MacIsaac Hall that is, and made everything jolly and bright for the first ever Christmas Festival held here at Saint Benedict Center on Saturday, December 14, 2019! When the doors opened at 9 a.m., visitors entered a gym/hall that was transformed...

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IHM Bazaar

IHM Bazaar

Thanks to hard work of our volunteers and the wonderful spirit of camaraderie, the IHM Fall Bazaar was the biggest success this year! The overcast weather of October 12th only accentuated the vibrant colors of the foliage, bringing more customers than ever before to...

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Ground Breaking

Ground Breaking

Finally, after a year of planning, construction for the addition to Immaculate Heart of Mary school has begun. Below are some pictures of our ground breaking ceremony which took place October 7th.  We chose to begin on the feast of the Most Holy Rosary.  It was a long...

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Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer 2019 Newsletter

The Summer 2019 "From the Center" Newsletter is rolling off the press right now!  It has been an eventful year so far! We have been watching preparations happen daily for the new addition on IHM School. With the new academic year beginning, and students packed into...

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Clearing the Way!

Clearing the Way!

Preparations for the addition on Immaculate Heart of Mary School building for grades 1–8 are well under way here at Saint Benedict Center. As the final details get wrapped up, the Brothers have been preparing the site, chopping down pines and oaks and clearing...

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Padre Pio Issue

Padre Pio Issue

The most recent issue of "From the Housetops" magazine has been published and printed right here at our monastery… and features the life of Saint Padre Pio! The tremendously popular saint, known simply as Padre Pio, was recognized as a means to miracles in his...

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Showers of Grace

Showers of Grace

The Chapel was in full Marian decor, the grounds had been groomed to perfection and everything was looking beautiful… but when Sunday, May 12, the day scheduled for the May Procession arrived, it dawned cold, grey and drizzly. Despite the dreary forecast and rainy...

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New Shop Website

New Shop Website

We are excited to present our new and improved website for True Devotionals Gift Shop! The lovely new layout does a nice job reflecting our shop's spirit of "True Devotion to Mary" and features our popular sterling silver rings and bracelets which were designed...

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Eternal Promise

Eternal Promise

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11, 2019 was celebrated with due solemnity at Saint Benedict Center and had the added glory of marking the Final Profession of two of our Sisters. After three years of First Vows, Sister Marie-Celine Kelly and Sister Mary...

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