From the Pastor

Wednesday, August 24th

Mass-SB • 8:15am - 9:15am
SB-Confessions • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, August 25th

Mass-SB • 8:15am - 9:15am
SB Church Cleaning • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friday, August 26th

Mass-SB • 8:15am - 9:15am
Saturday, August 27th

Mass-SB • 8:15am - 9:15am
SJ - Reconciliation • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
SH - Reconciliation • 3:30pm - 4:00pm
SJ - Mass • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
SH - Mass • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Sunday, August 28th

SB - Mass • 8:00am - 9:00am
SP - Mass • 8:30am - 9:30am
Donut Sunday-SB • 9:00am - 12:00pm
SJ - Mass • 10:00am - 11:00am
SB-Cornerstone Mass-Archbishop • 10:30am - 11:30am
SJ-Cornerstone Celebration • 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Cornerstone Celebration, Sunday, August 28, 2016

Celebrating . . .

·         the 150th anniversary (2015) of the St. Patrick Church cornerstone,

·         the 150th anniversary (2016) of the St. Benedict Church cornerstone,

·         & the 125th anniversary (2017) of the Sacred Heart Church cornerstone,

·         held on the grounds of St. Joseph Church.                     

 . . . A true parish-wide celebration! 

Schedule of Events:

·         10:30 am: Holy Mass with Archbishop Joseph Naumann in honor of the cornerstone anniversaries and installing Fr. Jeremy Heppler, OSB as pastor of our parish @ St. Benedict Church

·         4:00-7:00 pm:  FREE evening celebration for the whole family!  Brats, hot dogs, watermelon, corn on the cob, chips, drinks, beer, cotton candy, snow cones, cake, inflatables and much more! @ St. Joseph Church grounds.             

·        7:00 pm.  Pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet together for our parish to close the celebration

Would your family, parish group, or business like to donate funds to offset the costs of some of the last remaining expenses of this event, for example buns, condiments, and chips?

Contact Megan Fassero at 426-7424.

Look for sign-up sheets in the back of each church the weekends of July 30 - 31, and   August 6 - 7!  Please take a moment to see what volunteer positions are available, or call Megan Fassero at 426-7424 anytime before then to sign up over the phone.


St. Benedict Parish Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program

Registration forms can be found under Announcements on this page.


Administrative Assistant Open Position

St. Benedict Parish Business Office has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant position.  This position will support and assist business office and parish staff as needed. Must be reliable and able to work Monday-Friday. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated, detail oriented, and extremely well organized. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as being proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Google Docs.  Performs general clerical duties and other related duties as assigned. Must be able to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.


Application and full job description are available on this website under "News" at the top of this page and then "Announcements".


To apply please submit cover letter, resume - with references, and application to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Sacred Heart Variety Store

Sacred Heart Variety Store has a New Address

411 Commercial Street, Atchison, Kansas

Hours are: 

Monday- Friday:  10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday:  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

New items coming in every day.

Weekend Masses

St. Joseph
Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM
St. Patrick
Sunday 8:30 AM
Sacred Heart
Saturday 4:30 PM
St Benedict
Sunday 8:00 AM
10:30 AM

See the bulletin for details



Sacred Heart
Saturday 3:30-4:00 PM
St. Joseph
Saturday 3:00-3:30 PM
St Benedict
Wednesday 6:00-7:00 PM

St. Benedict Parish
1001 North 2nd Street Atchison, KS 66002-1497 + (913) 367-0671 +

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