News Blog

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

Saint Josephine Bakhita Issue

Saint Josephine Bakhita Issue

​Mancipia Press just sent out the most recent issue of "From the Housetops Magazine" which is researched, written, published and printed right here on the monastery grounds! This issue features the tremendous story of Saint Josephine Bakhita ~ Flower of the African...

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Sister Pia-Marie, Novice

Sister Pia-Marie, Novice

Lent 2020 has been an unusual time for everyone in the Church and in the world! The unprecedented situation created by the coronavirus crisis has touched all of our lives. But Holy Mother Church always remains close to her children. She urges them to keep their eyes...

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Morning Star Indiana

Morning Star Indiana

Two sisters brought the spirit of Morning Star Camp to Sacred Heart Parish in Fort Wayne, Indiana, earlier this month! Many of the campers had attended last year and dove right into the packed program of prayer and activities. From Rosary and Religion class to Arts...

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Mission to Florida

Mission to Florida

During our school’s February Break, Br. Anthony Marie, Br. Christopher Isaac, and Br. Martin took a trip to Florida to spend the week with the students and families of Ave Maria. Thanks to preparations made by a couple of the mothers close to the school, the Brothers...

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Morning Star Louisiana

Morning Star Louisiana

Four Sisters followed the Morning Star to the bayous of Louisiana for a southern-style Morning Star Camp again this year! A vivacious group of 61 campers and 8 counselors brought the trustworthy program to life during the 4-day program held at the Camp Abbey facility...

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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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The Holy Family

The Holy Family

A short meditation on the Holy Family read by Brother Anthony Marie, MICM. Video footage of the Christmas decor of Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel and the manger displayed during the Christmas season. Produced by the Brothers MICM.

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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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