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St. Benedict Catholic Church

Duluth, MN

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 July 9 - 13 Mass is at 11:15 a.m.

Thursday evenings at 5:30 pm

Saturdays 8:00 am

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

Calendar

Blog Summary

Can an animal be put down/ An appropriate prayer for Adoration

As a Catholic, is it right to put a pet down if it is ... Read More »

Jesus and the coming of the Holy Spirit/Discerning God's call

Why did Jesus have to leave for the Paraclete to come?

           In the ... Read More »

Rogation and Ember Days

 

 

 

What exactly are rogation days and ember days? What can we ... Read More »

St. Ben's Podcasts

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 8, 2018

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 1, 2018

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Nativity of St. John the Baptist

6/24/2018

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The Liturgy Guys Podcast

Diocese of Duluth News

Sarah Spangenberg: Gaudete et Exultate teaches us to make civic life a labor of love

Holiness in politics? Is that an oxymoron? Not for Catholics. In Pope Francis’ recent exhortation Gaudete et Exultate, he reminds us that the two are indeed connected.

Either-or?

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Deacon Kyle Eller: How to handle ‘sagging or fainting faith’

A book that often comes to mind these days is “Lord of the World,” by Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson, an English convert to the faith. Written in 1907, it depicts a vision of the end of the world — one of the oldest novels of the genre, yet prophetic enough and contemporary enough that both Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI have cited it.

The part that sticks with me is not usually the big set pieces of the story — the rise of the Antichrist and the final confrontation and culmination of history — but its depiction of a widespread apostasy, with many losing their faith. Early in the book, we see the church (and especially the book’s main character, a priest) struggling to combat this. Despite his best efforts, one of his brother priests gives in and quits. So do staunch Catholic families, leaving not shouting in anger at some perceived evil or triumphing at finding something they believe is better but with a sad sigh.

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Editorial: Political divisions should call out the best — not the beast — in us

Our region was in the national spotlight again in June as national politics took center stage at the Duluth Port Authority and then Amsoil Arena in the form of a roundtable discussion and then rally with President Donald Trump.

The events in Duluth went off relatively well — emphasis on the “relatively.” There were only a couple of arrests and no serious violence. Certainly the majority of people for and against the president spoke their minds with civility and a sense of “Minnesota nice.”

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