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

Your Prayer Intentions

Your Prayer Intentions

Dear Friends, The holiest week of the year has come. Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday are meant to prepare us to receive the joy and graces that God wants to give us on...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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New Shop Website

New Shop Website

We are excited to present our new and improved website for "True Devotionals" our monastery Gift Shop! The lovely new layout does a nice job reflecting our shop's spirit of "True Devotion to Mary"...

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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...

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New! Saint Joseph Issue

New! Saint Joseph Issue

The latest issue of "From the Housetops Magazine" featuring the life of great Saint Joseph, has been printed and mailed! Chosen by God as the head of the Holy Family, Saint Joseph humbly took on the...

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The Beauty of Christmas

The Beauty of Christmas

If ever there was a place where time stood still and the beauty of Christmas was unchanged, it would be here at Saint Benedict Center. Nestled in the scenic hills of Still River, Immaculate Heart of...

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IHM School Expansion

IHM School Expansion

The feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 2018 will mark the first anniversary of the purchase of the 77 acres adjacent to IHM School.  Now, after one year, almost to the day, the first phase...

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Gifts for Consecrated Souls

Gifts for Consecrated Souls

Ever since our new True Devotionals Gift Shop opened about a year ago, it has been pretty much popping with business. The bright happy interior of the new location is much more appealing and lends...

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Summer 2018 Newsletter

Summer 2018 Newsletter

Our long overdue 2018 Spring / Summer Newsletter is finally available here online! It is just a peek into what has been going on at our active monastery during the past couple of months! Enjoy...

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