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Climate Strike Erie

September 18, 2019

Join us for Climate Strike Erie! On Friday, September 20th between 10:00 am and 8:00 pm at Perry Square, 601 State Street, Erie, PA. Whether you’re 7 or 77, you MUST join our movement for radical, immediate political action.

Colleen Leathley becomes a postulant

September 16, 2019

Colleen Leathley, a psychologist and academic with dual citizenship in New Zealand and Australia, began her postulancy on Monday evening, September 16.

Accomplishments, Learning and Success at SBEC

September 16, 2019

Marqueta, a participant at St Benedict Education Center (SBEC), is excited to share that she had completed an online program which certifies her as a Medical Office Assistant.

Remembering 9/11

September 11, 2019

As we remember the heartbreaking events of 9/11, a tragedy that changed the world forever, we humbly turn to God in whom we place our hope and trust and renew our prayer for peace and nonviolence.

School Supplies for Children in Need benefits children of Emmaus Ministries at Sister Gus' Kids Cafe

September 9, 2019

This year, school supplies were donated to the Kids Cafe by two groups: parishioners of the Church of the Cross, and employees at Parker Autoclave Engineers. A branch of Erie Insurance employees also contributed.

BFP joins hundreds of Catholics to protest ICE

September 5, 2019

Representatives of Benedictines for Peace participated in civil disobedience as part of the Catholic Action for Immigrant children held in Newark, NY on September 4.

Receive the Gift

Receive the gift of this new day: pause and watch; listen and reflect.

Receive the gift of this new day; with love and courage let us pray.
O God, be present in our souls; let charity now make us whole.

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