**NOTE: TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY IN LIGHT OF COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
St. Benedict Church will be commemorating their Feast of St. Joseph, Patron Saint of workers and families, at the Parish Hall located at 1022 W. Cleveland Avenue, in the City of Montebello, on Saturday, March 21st, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, March22nd, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. There will be a Free pasta meal on both days to everyone attending the special event.
The Feast will start on Saturday, March 21st at 12:00 PM, with the Holy Family, depicted by the Montebello youth and wearing garments common to those biblical times, seeking asylum and upon entering the Parish Hall they will take their place at the shrine and table, at which time the shrine, table and its contents will be blessed by St. Benedict's Pastor, Fr. Michael Stechmann. Open house will follow the noon ceremony and everyone attending will receive a free plate of pasta, a salad and bread roll.
Traditional Italian foods, Italian sausage sandwiches, cannoli, and other desserts will also be available for purchase. Also available will be homemade breads, cookies, bottles of wine, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, fresh flowers, and various nursery plants.
The Italian tradition reaches out especially to the poor and hungry in our community. On this special occasion, the St. Benedict’s Italian Catholic Federation (“ICF”) reach out to the Business community for a donation to help them give a free pasta meal to everyone who comes to visit the Feast of St. Joseph’s Table.
This special celebration supports the parish and provides Scholarships for the school children. As a St. Joseph Table sponsor of $100.00 or more an individual or a business will receive recognition prominently displayed at the event.