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Sunday: 9 am, 11 am, & 5 pm
Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri: 8:15 am
Spanish Mass: 1 pm, last Sunday of each month
16223 S. 48th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85048
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We are delighted to announce that Fr. Bob Binta will be joining the Parish of St. Benedict as our Parochial Administrator. Currently, and for the last several years, he has served as the Parochial Vicar for St. Paul’s Parish in Phoenix. A parishioner there, upon hearing of his transfer, had this to say, “He is wonderful! He is kind, pastoral, a very good priest! You are a very lucky parish and we are very sad!”
Fr. Binta is from Uganda, born and raised near the “Mountains of the Moon” in Rwenzori. Praying the Rosary each night with his 12 siblings, his late parents were a source of inspiration, motivating him to enter the seminary at age 14. In 1991, he celebrated his Holy Orders with degrees in Philosophy and Sacred Theology. His home diocese sent him to the University of Notre Dame where he obtained a master’s degree in business administration. He returned to Uganda in 1996 and served as the financial administrator for the diocese. Four years later, he was appointed to be the financial administrator of the Uganda Bishops’ Conference. About 7 years ago he requested to be sent to the Diocese of Phoenix. “I wanted to be in a parish and exercise my priestly ministry,” he said.
Until his arrival on staff July 18, please keep him and the community of St. Paul’s in your prayers.