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Announcements

Upcoming events, special promotions, news from Saint Benedict Center and our apostolate: all these could be announced in this area of our site.

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Victory for School Choice in New Hampshire

(Cato Institute) Low- and middle-income children in New Hampshire will now be able to use tax-credit scholarships at any school they choose, whether secular or religious. This morning, the New Hampshire Supreme Court (NHSC) followed the precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court in unanimously ruling that the petitioners challenging the “Live Free or Die” state’s scholarship tax credit law lack standing because they could not demonstrate any harm. The law grants … More →


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Anthony Fraser, RIP

We received sad news this morning. Anthony Fraser, the son of Hamish Fraser, died of a heart attack, either last night or early this morning. Anthony was the editor of Apropos Magazine, the successor to his father’s Approaches. Like his great father, he was an intrepid defender of the Social Rights of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King and an ardent devotee of integral Catholic … More →


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Technical Problems on Site

Our site has only been partially loading the last couple of days. We believe we have resolved this problem. We are sorry for any inconvenience that came of this. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Nice Home for Sale Near Saint Benedict Center

(Realtor.com— click here for pictures) Looking for that Wow factor? Airy and bright custom open concept home with post & beam effect. Living and dining great room with cathedral ceiling, skylights and floor to ceiling windows. Cherry and pine floors. Open staircase to 2nd floor balcony. Updated kitchen with breakfast bar and 2 freshly renovated baths. French door to family/sunroom with cathedral ceiling and sliders … More →


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Twitter Issue with Catholicism.org

Users attempting to “tweet” posts on this site in the last couple of days will have seen a message like this: “This request looks like it might be automated. To protect our users from spam and other malicious activity, we can’t complete this action right now. Please try again later.” But Google’s Safe Browsing Diagnostic page says that our site is NOT “listed as suspicious.” We have opened … More →


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Saint Anthony’s Shrine Joins Boston’s ‘PRIDE’ Festival

Boston’s annual homosexual “Pride” Parade — which will occur this Saturday, June 14th — is a cauldron of depravity. It is characterized by lewd behavior, immodest dress, and lurid displays of exhibitionism and sadomasochism. The message of the parade, and that of the festival which follows it in City Hall Plaza, is one of radical rejection of Christian morality, of pride in mortal sin. Incredibly, … More →


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North American Martyrs Lacrosse Club: Looking for a Few Good Catholic Men

The North American Martyrs are looking for a few, good men… The North American Martyrs Lacrosse Club is a masters and grandmasters lacrosse club for traditional Catholic men 35 years of age and older.  We welcome Catholic men from across the United States and Canada who love both the sport of lacrosse and the traditional Catholic Faith, regardless of their skill level or experience playing … More →


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Rosary of Reparation at Harvard

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts will recite a Rosary of Reparation outside of Harvard University’s Memorial Hall this Monday evening, May 12th, beginning at 7PM. The Rosary is a response to the abomination of a Black Mass being performed on the Harvard campus. The Harvard Extension School has granted permission to a student group — the Cultural Studies Club — to sponsor the demonic rite, which will be conducted by … More →

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Catholic Action League Condemns Harvard for Allowing Black Mass

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today condemned Harvard University for allowing a student group to have a Black Mass performed on campus. The New York based Satanic Temple, under the sponsorship of the Cultural Studies Club of the Harvard Extension School, will conduct the rite on Monday evening, May 12th, in the university’s Memorial Hall. In a statement, the Extension School characterized the Black Mass as “part … More →

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There Are Good Things Happening

Below is a wonderful little video “showing off” a girl’s Otter Lodge. “What’s an Otter?” It’s a boy or girl aged 6 to 8, who is a member of the Federation of North American Explorers. Here in Richmond we have a boy’s Otter Lodge and a girl’s Otter Lodge.  The girls are looking for a little help with uniforms right now. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, … More →


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Holy Week, Easter Schedule at Saint Benedict Center

Join us for Holy Week and Easter Sunday. (You can get directions here.) The schedule is as follows: Maundy Thursday: Rosary: 6:30 pm; High Mass: 7:00 pm; Confessions: After Mass (The High Mass is followed by all-night Eucharistic Adoration.) Good Friday: Confession: 1:00-3:00 pm; Rosary: 2:00 pm; Stations of the Cross: 2:30 pm; Mass of the Presanctified: 3:00 pm Holy Saturday: Confession: 4:00-5:00 pm; Rosary: 10:00 pm; Solemn Easter Vigil Mass (Blessing of Fire & Easter Water): … More →


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Store Site Is Back up!

Store.Catholicism.org is back online! The upgrade work took longer than we had anticipated. We’re sorry about that. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Store Will Be Down for Scheduled Upgrades

Our online store will be down for a time beginning today (Wednesday) for scheduled upgrades. We hope to keep the down time as limited as possible, but it may last for more than a day. The upgraded store.Catholicism.org will be worth the wait. Share, Bookmark, Like: Facebook, Twitter, etc.


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Chair of Unity Octave

Today begins the traditional Chair of Unity octave, originally planned to last from the feast of Saint Peter’s Chair at Rome until the feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul on January 25. The devotion has evolved into the “Week of Prayer,” since the removal from the calendar of the feast that opened the octave. But in the 1962 rubrics, a priest may offer the … More →


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Brother Leonard Mary, M.I.C.M., Has Died

Brother Leonard Mary, M.I.C.M., died Saturday, November 23, at around 10:30 PM. Known in the world as Fred Farrell, Brother Leonard Mary was one of the earliest disciples of Father Feeney at the original Saint Benedict Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In fact, of all the members of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Sister Catherine excepted), he is the one who knew Father … More →


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