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St. Benedict Catholic Church

Duluth, MN

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St. Benedict Catholic Church, Duluth, MN

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am, 12:00 pm
(12:00 Sunday Masses on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays of the month are the Extraordinary form Latin; 2nd and 4th Sundays are the Ordinary Form in Latin.)
Weekdays 8:00 am
Wednesdays at 8:00 am Extraordinary form
Latin
Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm Ordinary form
Latin
Saturdays 8:00 am

Reconciliation/Confession
Wednesdays 6:45-7:30 pm
Fridays 8:30-9:00 am
Saturdays 3:30-4:45 pm

The Bible Timeline

St. Benedict Church will begin The Bible Timeline on Nov. 28 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The study will include a series of twenty-four videos presented by Jeff Cavins. Each video will be preceded by a lively group discussion led by one of the deacons. Everyone who participates will receive a color-coded Bible Timeline Chart, as well as a The Bible Timeline Bookmark. Cost is $10. For more information call the parish office at 218-724-4828 or to register click HERE.

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Events

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Blog Summary

Can a priest deny absolution?

Would/could a priest deny absolution to an individual during Reconciliation if they felt the ... Read More »

Dispensations

Would you explain why it is important to receive a dispensation if you must ... Read More »

Liturgy questions - Antiphons and the great Amen

Does the priest alone, or everyone, say the Entrance and Communion Antiphon at daily Mass?

         A good question that points to multiple options that are possible, mindful that there are varying circumstances that can lead to one or another of the options being ... Read More »

St. Ben's Podcasts

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

November 19, 2017

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32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Nov. 12, 2017

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31st Sunday in Ordinary time

November 5, 2017

Homily by Deacon John Foucault

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Diocese of Duluth News

Father Michael Schmitz: When not liking the liturgy leads family to stop going to Mass

Question: My family refuses to go to Mass because there are too many “extras” (like baptisms), too much singing, and too many announcements. Why can’t we have a “low Mass” without all of that stuff? Isn’t the church supposed to adapt and keep up with all the people?

Answer: There are a couple of elements in your question that I would like to address individually.

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Father Richard Kunst: Learn from St. Hubert — don’t skip church to go hunting

If you are an outdoorsman, November is the most wonderful time of the year! Hunting is in the air, and although hunting is an interest of both sexes, I certainly see more wives alone at Mass during this time than I see husbands. Often, women will refer to themselves as hunter’s widows.

Though I was born and raised in northeastern Minnesota, I was never a big hunter. For several years, I would hunt pheasant on my family’s property, but I personally never got into big game like deer or bear. But I sure appreciate hunters, and I have to admit I am attracted to the idea of going hunting more often than I do. (Last time I went, I got a tick with Lyme Disease.)

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Betsy Kneepkens: Hefner death, NFL controversy show that our bodies reflect our souls

I can’t help but get excited when the secular world unwittingly reports beliefs imparted by the Catholic Church and does an exceptional job proving those teachings true.

This past month, two entirely different news stories were widely published, frequently discussed, and commented about on social media: the ongoing story of NFL players who have opted to kneel during the National Anthem and coverage of the death and legacy of Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy and a progressive in the area of what has been termed “sexual freedom.”

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