Parish Announcements

  • Confessions will be heard on Saturday, May 23 at 3:00pm in the gymnasium of the school. The doors will be open and ushers will be there to assist you. Please be sure to have your mask on when you leave your car. Afterwards, penance should be offered in your car. We are trying to avoid gatherings of people in the school or in the church. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
  • Beginning on Monday, May 18, the church will be open for private prayer daily from 8:00am-5:00pm. Masks must be worn at all times. Please see Father Dave’s message and guidelines here.
  • Printed copies of our bulletin are available under the canopy on Friday of each week.
  • It is with great sadness that we have decided to cancel the 2020
    St. Benedict Parish Reunion due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Our primary concern is the safety of everyone involved in planning and supporting the reunion. The Reunion Committee is currently working on some “virtual” reunion related activities. details in this Look for the new “Virtual Reunion” webpage coming soon.
  • Our parish Vacation Bible School, “Miraculous Mission-Jesus Saves the World,” scheduled for June has been canceled. We look forward to seeing you next year!
  • Rectory business should be conducted by phone at 814-266-9718 ext. 501 or by email Lockboxes for drop-off are located at the front and back entrances to the rectory.

Bishop Mark’s May 20 directives for resuming confession and Masses may be found here.

Bishop Mark’s May 13 letter regarding the reopening of churches can be found here.

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