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Week of October 13, 2006
St. Benedict's downtown chapel will open Tuesday, Nov. 14
By WCR Staff
The downtown St. Benedict's Chapel will open Tuesday, Nov. 14 with a 7:15 a.m. Mass.
The chapel, located on the third floor of the City Centre East Mall across from Sir Winston Churchill Square, aims to provide "an oasis of peace and serenity in a busy world."
The 1,200-square-foot, 54-seat place of prayer will offer three daily weekday Masses and regular opportunity for the sacrament of Reconciliation for downtown workers and shoppers.
St. Benedict's Chapel will be open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Mass will be celebrated at 7:15 a.m., 12:15 and 5:15 p.m.
On Saturdays, it will be open from noon until 6 p.m. with Mass at 12:15 p.m.
Archbishop Thomas Collins will celebrate a Mass and formal blessing of the chapel on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 12:15 p.m.
Father Collins Okafor will be the full-time chaplain serving at St. Benedict's.