Saint Benedict’s Parish

521 McCosh Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
757.543.0561 (Office)
757.543.3510 (Fax)
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St. Benedict's Parish in Chesapeake, Virginia, is home of the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite (Latin) Mass in Hampton Roads, offering Daily Confession, Daily Mass and sacraments according to the Liturgical Books of 1962. Established under the auspices of the Diocese of Richmond, St. Benedict's Parish is staffed by the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP).

About St. Benedict’s Parish

St. Benedict’s Parish started as a mission Chapel of the Church of St. Gregory the Great, Virginia Beach, Virginia. The Chapel was established by virtue of Pope John Paul II’s motu proprio, Ecclesia Dei, under the aegis of the Most Rev. Walter F. Sullivan, DD, then Bishop of Richmond. Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo invited the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter into the Diocese to staff St. Benedict's Chapel. A Fraternity priest was needed to replace Rev. Damian Abbaticchio, OSB who had retired after faithfully serving as chaplain since 1992. St. Benedict's new church, built from the ground up, is one of the first churches in the world to be designed and used exclusively for the extraordinary form (Latin) of the Holy Mass since the 1960's and was dedicated on March 5, 2011 by the Most Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo. Less than a year later the Chapel was canonically erected as a parish. St. Benedict’s Parish continues under the provisions of the motu proprio, Summorum Pontificum, with the permission of His Excellency, The Most Reverend Francis X. DiLorenzo, Bishop of the Diocese of Richmond.

Office Hours
Tuesday: 8AM - 12PM
Wednesday-Thursday: 8AM - 1PM
Friday: 8AM - 12:15PM

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March 16, 2017 Fatima Custodian Talk after Low Mass

All Masses and Sacraments are offered in the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite.

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July

01 The Precious Blood of Our Lord Jesus Christ - 1st class
02 4th Sunday of Pentecost - 2nd class
or (USA) External Solemnity of Sts. Peter & Paul - 2nd class
or External Solemnity of the Visitation (only by permission of local Ordinary) - 2nd class
03 St. Irenaeus - 3rd class
04 Feria - 4th class
or Commemoration of All Holy Popes - 4th class
05 St. Anthony Mary Zaccariah - 3rd class
06 Feria - 4th class
or Jesus Christ the High Priest - 3rd class
07 Sts. Cyril & Methodius - 3rd class
or Sacred Heart of Jesus - 3rd class
08 St. Elizabeth of Portugal - 3rd class
09 5th Sunday after Pentecost - 2nd class
10 Seven Holy Brothers and Sts. Rufina & Secunda - 3rd class
11 Feria - 4th class
or St. Pius I - 4th class
12 St. John Gualbert - 3rd class
13 Feria - 4th class
14 St. Bonaventure - 3rd class
15 St. Henry the Emperor - 3rd class
16 6th Sunday after Pentecost - 2nd class
17 Feria - 4th class
or St. Alexis - 4th class
18 St. Camillus de Lellis - 3rd class
19 St. Vincent de Paul - 3rd class
20 St. Jerome Emiliani - 3rd class
21 St. Laurence of Brindisi - 3rd class
22 St. Mary Magdalene - 3rd class
23 7th Sunday after Pentecost - 2nd class
24 Feria - 4th class
or St. Christina - 4th class
25 St. James the Greater - 2nd class
26 St. Anne, Mother of the Blessed Virgin - 2nd class
27 Feria - 4th class
or St. Pantaleon - 4th class
28 Sts. Nazarius & Celsus, St. Victor I & St. Innocent I - 3rd class
29 St. Martha - 3rd class
30 8th Sunday after Pentecost - 2nd class
31 St. Ignatius Loyola - 3rd class
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Choir Practice - Thursdays 7PM - 9PM

St. Anne’s Sodality - Meets on 1st Tuesday at 6PM. All ladies 18 years and older are welcome.

St. Anne’s Sewing Guild - Meets the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10AM - 3PM

St. Joseph’s Mens Guild - Meets on 1st Tuesday at 7PM. All gentlemen over 18 are welcome

St. Michael’s Youth Group - Meets Wednesday evenings 6PM - 8PM

Little Flowers - Meets 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 10AM - 11:30AM. Girls ages 4 to 12 are welcome

Knights of the Altar - Altar boy practice is on the 1st Saturday of the month from 10AM - 12PM

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521 McCosh Drive, Chesapeake, Virginia 23320 | 757.543.0561 (Office) | 757.543.3510 (Fax) | frdam