Seminarian: Bishop DiLorenzo has assigned seminarian Alexandre (Alex) Jimenez to Saint Benedict Parish for the summer. This is an honor for our parish, as well as a responsibility, since we will contribute to Alex’s formation for the priesthood. Alex grew up in Woodbridge, VA and graduated the College of William and Mary (2016), where he studied psychology and French. He has completed his first year at Theological College, the seminary of the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.
Corpus Christi: The second Sunday after Pentecost, June 17–18, is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, also known by its name in Latin: Corpus Christi. It is the venerable custom of the Church to conduct a procession with the Blessed Sacrament on the feast of Corpus Christi. Therefore, On June 18, a Eucharistic procession will take place at the 11:00am Mass.
The Knights of Columbus will be sponsoring a parish blood drive Sunday, June 25 from 9:00am – 1:00pm in Saint Anselm Hall at the Parish School.
They are in dire need of platelets and type O Negative blood and will be bringing the platelet machines to the upcoming blood drive. They are hoping to collect 17 or more units. In February we were able to get 19 units!! Let’s beat our old record!!
There is a sign-up sheet posted on the bulletin board of the Side Porch of the church. (For info about O Neg blood – click
The parish middle school youth group has a number of exciting summer events planned. View the informational flyer