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Mass Times



 Reconciliation is offered on Saturdays at 4:00pm in the church (or by appointment)

SUNDAY MASS TIMES:  8:30A.M. & 11:00AM

Daily Mass is offered on Monday through Friday at 12:05p.m. in the Church

Every Wednesday

St. Benedict 4:45-6:30pm the church is open for private prayer and meditation,

all are welcome!



Office Hours 9:00am- 4:00p.m. Monday-Friday


Fr.Martin Day, O.F.M. CONV. LIC THEOL., Pastor

Phone: 812-232-8421

Fax: 812-238-9203


Welcome to St Benedict Parish and Faith Community!


For 150 years we have been a vibrant and welcoming part of Roman Catholic life in the western part of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. We are individuals and families who take great joy in the beauty of our worship space and great pride in the quality of our liturgies, outreach, religious education and stewardship. Enjoy your visit here and please contact one of us if you need additional information.


Fr. Martin Day, OFM CONV. LIC. THEOL., Pastor




                           Memorial Candles

Memorial Candles will be placed on the high altar starting November 2 & replaced weekly through the end of November.  This is a wonderful way to remember loved ones during this month.  Five day Vigil Lights are $5.00 each and burn for 5 days.  Envelopes will be attached to the pews.  Please drop the envelopes in one of the collection baskets.



(The pay is outstanding!) 

We are looking for a few more "volunteers" to help out on the fourth Saturday of every month to help prepare and serve breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m.          

There is no monetary pay for these good works but the friendship, smiles and inspiring conversations are worth every penny of your time!  Please consider joining us.   If you are interested, please call 812-241-5409 or the parish office.  We're looking forward to seeing you!


In light of the continuing media coverage of allegations of sexual abuse on the part of clergy Fr. Wayne Hellmann, the minister provincial of the Conventual Franciscan Province of Our Lady of Consolation, has encouraged us to include this information in our bulletin and on our parish website:    “Within the Franciscan Province of Our Lady of Consolation, no friar with a credible allegation of sexual abuse of minors is in active ministry. The Province is accredited and is overseen in all these matters by an external professional group known as Praesidium ( An external investigator responds to any allegation, and an external review board considers the information to determine whatever action is appropriate, including reporting an allegation to civil authorities. We request and welcome anyone who has been abused by one of the friars to report the incident to province authority.”                                                                     Reports of abuse involving a friar can be made to the provincial office, 812-923-8444.  Contact information for the archdiocesan victim’s assistance coordinator can be found on the archdiocesan website and is included below:

How to Make a Report


Thanksgiving Challenge: Help the Hungry– The second graders have challenged all the religious education classes to bring food items to help Terre Haute Catholic Youth Ministry with their Thanksgiving basket collection. Students are asked to bring non-perishable food items to class next Sunday, November 12. These items will help make Thanksgiving baskets for those in need. There will be a surprise for the class that collects the most food!

Thanksgiving Break – Religious education classes will not meet Sunday, November 18 and 25 due to VCSC Thanksgiving break. Classes resume on Sunday, December 2 – the First Sunday of Advent!


Fun weekend with St. Benedict Youth! 





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Please join us this Wednesday!

We hope you will join us every Wednesday at 7:30p in Hellmann Hall for an evening of faith formation, prayer and discussion. Snacks and drinks, too! Everyone 18-39ish is welcome!

 Text Jason for more info, 812.244.3510.






       Please consider supporting the needs                             & work of our parish.                   Thank you for your generosity!


If you or someone in your family is hospitalized, please contact the parish office directly at St. Benedict Church to let us know you are there. You should contact the hospital’s Chaplain’s Office to receive communion during your stay, however, please do not rely on the Chaplain’s office to let the parish know you are admitted.                                     Parish Office phone 812-232-8421  


                                              Safe Environment Training



Please click below on Help for the Hungry to find listings of area

Food Pantries, Soup Kitchens, and Mobile Food Pantries.

Let us all work together to help feed the hungry.

Help for Hungry

Mobile Food Pantry        Food Pantries       Soup Kitchens




Terre Haute Youth Ministry link



St. Patrick School of the Terre Haute Deanery


Terre Haute Deanery Center 


     Providence Center @ St. Mary-of-the-Woods link




Check out the  app for Our Lady Of Consolation Province. It is available at Google Play and the App Store. Download it today!



Take a tour of St. Benedict Church!



Download Our Parish App!

At St. Benedict we are pursuing new opportunities to foster a stronger parish life and better engage the New Evangelization. As a part of these efforts we are happy to announce that St. Benedict now has it's own app for Apple and Android phones.

Our app will allow us to send you useful and important messages throughout the week regarding our parish life and events, and allow you to reply to messages or RSVP for events.

There will be no need for parishioners with smart phones to remember to silence their phones before Mass. The app will send you a reminder to silence your phone 20 minutes before the Mass you select. Many more great features will be a help to all of us, such as, daily Mass readings, Catholic news, prayers and prayer reminders, quick access to online tithing, Confession reminders, and our weekly bulletin.

So, be sure to download the app  today by visiting or searching for myparish on your phone's app store, and stay connected with us all week long.












Daily Mass is offered on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday at 12:05p.m.(in the Church)


Office Hours 9:00am- 4:00p.m. Monday-Friday


Fr.Martin Day, O.F.M. CONV. LIC THEOL., Pastor


Phone: 812-232-8421

Fax: 812-238-9203

Holy Day Liturgies
Vigil 5:30pm & Holy Day 12:05 p.m.


Reconciliation: Saturday 4:00pm (In Church) or by appointment


Weddings, Funerals, Baptisms
Contact the Parish Office 812-232-8421


Hellmann Hall Rental
Contact the Parish Office 812-232-8421


Upcoming Events







Please follow the link below to view an exceptional video from the 150th Celebration Mass at St. Benedict!