St. Benedict Catholic Church, Duluth, MN

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Masses for the Immaculate Conception

Thursday, December 8th Masses

for the Holy Day of Obligation

8:00 am, 12:05 pm, 7:00 pm

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
Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm Ordinary form
Saturdays 8:00 am

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

Catechesis for the Masses

Class Sessions 4-6 were covering Latin pronunciation and practice which was not video recorded. To help you learn the parts of the Mass best, Fr. Joel created audio files to go along with a guide to the Latin Mass, both of which can be found HERE.

Sessions 1-3 found HERE

Weekly Bulletin inserts:
September 18 - Introduction
September 25 - Timelessness of Right Worship
October 2 - Two Forms of a Mass
October 16 - Encountering Mystery
October 23 - Restful Participation
October 30 - Humility and the Virgin Mary
November 6 - Sacred Silence
November 13 - Latin, Our Native Tongue
November 20 - Are we going backwards?
November 27 - How rituals change
Dec. 4 - Singing leads to learning

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St. Ben's Podcasts

December 4, 2016

2nd Sunday of Advent, 2016 Yr. A

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November 20, 2016

Christ the King homily

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November 6, 2016

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

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