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

Lumen Christi!

Lumen Christi!

The Sacred Triduum was celebrated here at Saint Benedict Center in it's wealth of prayer and tradition. Thanks to Father Becker, and our host of well-trained altar boys, the sacred rites of Holy...

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Rose Window Work

Rose Window Work

The rose window in Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel has crowned the altar reredos since its installation in 1980. The window, featuring the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary and the Immaculate Heart,...

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Easter Blessings

Easter Blessings

"The Easter proclamation spreads throughout the world with the joyful song of the Alleluia. Let us sing it with our lips, and let us sing it above all with our hearts and our lives, with a manner of...

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A New Site for the Sisters!

A New Site for the Sisters!

The Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Saint Benedict Center, are excited to announce their SistersMICM.com website! The new site, designed and executed by Sr. Marie Bernard, was...

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New! The Martin Family Issue

New! The Martin Family Issue

A unique issue of "From the Housetops Magazine" is getting ready to ship from Mancipia Press this week! The issue features the members of the Martin Family ~ the family that produced one of the most...

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Faith in Florida

Faith in Florida

Three Brothers brought a little bit of Montfort Camp down to the town of Ave Maria in Florida over February break, from February 13th to the 19th. The warm, 90-degree weather was only surpassed by...

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Sweet Still River

Sweet Still River

With lumber cut on our own sawmill, a lovely little sugar shack was constructed in the backyard of Saint Elizabeth’s Convent by the Brothers during the March lock down. This log cabin structure was...

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Morning Star in the Deep South

Morning Star in the Deep South

For the third year in a row, the Sisters have travelled to Louisiana during February break to bring some Morning Star activities and spirit! Each year the numbers of attendees have steadily grown!...

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Br. Louis Marie, Novice

Br. Louis Marie, Novice

On the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Matthew Bacon was accepted as a Novice of the Brothers MICM. During an evening Mass, Matthew approached the altar to receive the habit of a Brother Novice and a...

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Stay updated on news from our active Monastery! Check out the Winter 2021 Newsletter from Saint Benedict Center available now online!  The School Expansion Project has made great progress in the...

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Standing for Life

Standing for Life

The 2021 March for Life in Washington D.C. may have been “physically” cancelled but many mini-marches took place all over the country instead! Saint Benedict Center organized its own in nearby...

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Expansion: To the Top!

Expansion: To the Top!

With the New Year has come a lot of progress on the IHM School Expansion Project! On January 8th the crane arrived and the first section of roof trusses started going up! What an exciting day! It is...

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Bold Catholic Scarves!

Bold Catholic Scarves!

It's still wintry cold here in Still River… so it's the perfect time to announce a few new products in our monastery shop that will help keep you warm! The Sisters have designed two high quality...

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

With this slide show and Music of Innocents, we wish you a Blessed and Merry Christmas.  You and your intentions are being remembered in a special way at three Christmas Masses at Saint Benedict...

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Sisters’ Wish List

Sisters’ Wish List

'Tis the season to make a wish list… and that is just what the Sisters have done! A giant THANK YOU to the generous donors who filled our wishlist! We are so excited to get the new items to put them...

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Giving Tuesday 2020

Giving Tuesday 2020

Sister Magdalene Marie, Sister Maria Faustina, and Sister Mary Jacinta are excited to give you an update of what has taken place on the school construction since the Sisters' initial video, one year...

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New! Grace-ful Scarves!

New! Grace-ful Scarves!

Introducing new limited edition scarves designed by the Sisters! These two beautiful additions to any wardrobe are real conversation starters, introducing inquirers to the Faith. One showcases the...

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Expansion: Contractor Interview

Expansion: Contractor Interview

Even in these troubling times, when many Catholic schools are closing their doors, Immaculate Heart of Mary School—here in Still River, MA—is expanding. It is a sign that Our Blessed Mother loves...

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November 2020 Newsletter

November 2020 Newsletter

The Brothers MICM have just finished printing and mailing out the November 2020 version of "From the Center Newsletter!" If you haven't (signed up for our mailing list) received it and enjoyed it...

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2021 Calendar of Saints!

2021 Calendar of Saints!

The 2021 Traditional Calendar of Saints is hitting the press here at Saint Benedict Center! This year the calendar features beautiful artistic renditions based on inspiring statues from around the...

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Expansion Project Picks Up Pace!

Expansion Project Picks Up Pace!

The Brothers have been making up for lost time on the IHM School Expansion Project throughout September and October! The skeletal structure of the first floor is now visible and the goal is to have...

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Remember the Holy Souls

Remember the Holy Souls

“If it were but known how great is the power of the good souls in Purgatory with the Heart of God, and if we knew all the graces we can obtain through their intercession, they would not be so much...

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IHM Bazaar 2020 ~ Success!

IHM Bazaar 2020 ~ Success!

Thanks to the pie-makers, the yardsale pricers, the food booth chefs and all those who helped in so many ways, the IHM Bazaar was a success once again this year! The annual fall event took place on...

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Christel Lim, Postulant

Christel Lim, Postulant

On the feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, September 8, 2020, our little shrine of Maria Bambina in IHM Chapel was adorned with flowers! It was a beautiful day for her Birthday… and...

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