Join us for a very special Advent and Christmas
We invite you to celebrate the joyous Advent and Christmas seasons with us!

Please allow this time of Advent to be a time to enrich your relationship with the Lord, and to prepare for his coming among us as we celebrate Christmas this year. New and creative modalities of celebration are possible both for a community of faith, and for families. Let us allow these challenging days to serve as an opportunity to re-center and re-prioritize our lives and to focus on faith and family.
Schedule of Masses
CHRISTMAS EVE MASSES
Times: 2PM, 4PM, 6PM, 8PM, MIDNIGHT

CHRISTMAS DAY MASSES
Times: 9AM, 11AM

We hope you'll join us in the celebration of the birth of our Savior.
Mass schedule is subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Please continue to check our website for the latest updates.
Prayerful Resources
Waiting in Joyful Hope
Daily Reflections for Advent and Christmas 2020-2021 
Immaculate Conception Novena
November 30-December 8
Giving Back
RAINE Giving Tree
Please select a tag (spot) from our virtual Giving Tree this year and return your unwrapped gift to the St. Benedict Church Gathering Space.

It is extremely important to label your gift with the Family number, ID number, and Child ID provided in the description.

All gifts should be dropped off between NOW and Tuesday, December 1st, the latest.

Thank you for your support!
Remembering Loved Ones
Knights of Columbus Christmas Wreath and Grave Blanket Sale
The Knights of Columbus are selling Christmas Wreaths and Grave Blankets again this year. Wreath sizes are Regular 22ʺ/24ʺ and Large 28ʺ/30ʺ decorated with either an embossed bow or velvet bow, or undecorated at 28ʺ/30ʺ. The Christmas wreaths and grave blankets sale ends on Sunday, November 29th.

Order via the link provided below. Payment by cash or check (payable to Knights of Columbus) due at pick-up. All Wreaths and Grave Blankets will be distributed after all Masses the weekend of December 5th and 6th inside the school vestibule.
Christmas Flower Donations
Donations are being accepted for Christmas Flowers as a memoriam intention.

Please complete the form via the link provided below and submit an envelope with your offering:

  • in the collection basket located in the Gathering Space

OR

  • drop off at the Parish Office

by Wednesday, December 9th so that intentions can be published in the Christmas bulletin and remembered in prayer during this Christmas Season.
Parish Events
Lights of Hope
Join us for an outdoor representation of the Gospel Stories of the Annunciation, Joseph's Dream, The Birth of Jesus, The Visit of the Magi, and The Flight to Egypt which will be available outside starting on November 29th. All are invited to walk or drive around and reflect more deeply into these Stories of Hope this Advent and Christmas Seasons. Gospel Narrations and Reflections will be available on the parish website.
Christmas Tree Lighting
December 4th
6:30PM
Parking Lot of St. Benedict Church

Join us on December 4th for a wonderful, Spirit-filled Christmas tradition featuring prayer and song and a countdown to the tree lighting on Father JM's front lawn.

We ask that you please stay in parked car or keep socially distanced outside of car with mask. Love thy neighbor!
Simbang Gabi
We will be hosting all of the Masses for Simbang Gabi, the traditional Filipino pre-Christmas celebrations from December 15th to December 23rd. The evenings begin at 6:30 pm with Rosary, followed by Mass at 7:00 pm. On Saturday December 19, Rosary will begin at 7:00 and Mass will follow at 7:30 pm.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving! We hope you can join us for Advent and Christmas. Peace and blessings to all.