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St. Benedict’s of Wild Rice is a small parish with a big heart. It is located in Horace, North Dakota, and traces it origins to a log cabin church built in 1870.

Mar 29, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent - March 29, 2020

As we cover crosses and images throughout the church this Sunday of which remain covered until the end of the Celebration of the Lord's Passion on Good Friday and until the beginning of the Easter Vigil, we hear Martha tell Jesus, "Yes, Lord. I have come to believe that you are the...

Mar 21, 2020

Third Sunday of Lent - March 15, 2020

What was the Samaritan woman looking for in those six men?  "The woman is made aware of what in actuality she has always known but to which she has not always adverted: that she thirsts for life itself.

Mar 11, 2020

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time - February 16, 2020

I have come that they may have life, and may have it more abundantly (JN 10:10).  I tell you, unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and the Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.  Let your 'Yes' mean 'Yes,' and your 'No' mean 'No."

Mar 10, 2020

The Presentation of the Lord - February 2, 2020

Mary and Joseph present their newborn Child in the Temple.  The presentation of Jesus in the temple shows him to be the firstborn Son who belongs to the Lord.  Jesus is recognized as the long-expected Messiah, the "light to the nations" and the "glory of Israel", but also...

Mar 10, 2020

Third Sunday in Ordinary Time - January 26, 2020

The first thing that Jesus does when he moves to Capernaum is to see out companions.  In the unity that Simon, Andrew, James and John experience through their friendship with Christ, they become certain that “the Kingdom of heaven is at hand.”