The Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy

Pilgrimage Location


St. Mary's Catholic Church

9208 Main Street

St. Benedict, KS 66538 


(785) 336-3174



Mass Schedule:  Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and Friday at 8:30 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: First Fridays from 7:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.


St. Mary Parish was founded in 1859, more than a year before the Kansas Territory became a state.  The current church--the parish's third--was completed in 1894, and is well known for its exquisite interior.  In the early 1980's, the church's interior underwent a major storation as the paintings were cleaned and restored to their original excellence.  In 2011, St. Mary's Church was named one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas" finalist.


Pilgrimage Information:


The Opening of the Holy Door for the Jubilee Year will taken place on December 13, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the beginning of Mass.

The church will be open for pilgrim visits every day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.