Learning for Living at Benedictine

Helping individuals with disabilities for more than 50 years with educational, residential, vocational and day services for children and adults ages 5 and older.

School programs include: functional academics; speech therapy; psychological, psychiatric, social work, counseling and case management; assistive technology; physical and occupational therapy; vocational and transitional services; and intensive collaborative programs designed for students within the Autism Spectrum.

Benedictine Adult Services is a residential and vocational program for adults ages 22 to 60+ who live in the community or in group homes with peers and continue to work within the Benedictine vocational program. 

Benedictine is a fully approved, non-sectarian service provider caring for individuals with special needs without regard to racial, ethnic, or religious background, on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Our CORE VALUES are Compassionate Caring,

Dignity of Work and Hospitality.

 

News and Events

Benedictine employee receives governor’s citation

Benedictine employee receives governor’s citation RIDGELY, Md., (Sept. 22, 2017) – Every day, direct support professionals touch the lives of those for whom they care. The more than 200 DSPs ...
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A Father’s Love … a lasting legacy

Joey Colburn, one of Benedictine’s first students, thrived in sports and life A father’s love can go beyond what he ever fathomed he could feel for his child. This was ...
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Marinucci joins CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation program

Marinucci joins CBMM’s Charity Boat Donation program Photo & story provided by CBMM Dominic Marinucci of Ridgely, Md., has joined the staff of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St ...
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Benedictine announces the appointments of Duane E. Zentgraf and Theresa Bradley to Board of Directors

RIDGELY, Md. – Benedictine, an organization that cares for more than 200 children and adults with developmental disabilities, announced the appointments of Duane E. Zentgraf and Theresa Bradley to its ...
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2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation

2017 Chrome City Ride raises $121,000 for Benedictine Foundation Ridgely campus welcomes 2,000 spectators and participants RIDGELY, MD – The Benedictine Programs and Services’16th Annual Chrome City Ride broke previous ...
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The Benedictine School holds successful Fun Day for students for end-of-year celebration

RIDGELY, Md. (June 21, 2017) – The Benedictine School celebrated the end of the school year with festive and fun games, a DJ and delicious food at the school’s annual ...
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Twelve students graduate from The Benedictine School in moving ceremony

RIDGELY, Md. (June 20, 2017) Ebby DuPont recipient of The Community Award  – On June 15, twelve students graduated from The Benedictine School in a moving ceremony that included a ...
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Golfers raise $50,000 at Benedictine’s Inaugural DC/Baltimore Charity Golf Tournament

Golfers raise $50,000 at Benedictine’s Inaugural DC/Baltimore Charity Golf Tournament RIDGELY, Md. (June 13, 2017) – Under spectacular blue skies and warm, breezy weather, more than 70 golfers from as ...
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Internship opportunities available at Benedictine

Internships enable you to take your career for a test drive! APPLY ONLINE Social Media and Event Planning Intern Benedictine seeks a creative intern with strong knowledge of the social ...
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What it means to be a job coach: A look into Benedictine Employment Services

What it means to be a job coach: A look into Benedictine Employment Services Looking over the shoulder of a team member polishing the vinyl of a dark blue SUV, ...
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Special thanks to our Golf Classic Sponsors for their generous contributions to our tournament on Oct.13th! interested in playing? Player registration ends Oct. 1st. ... See MoreSee Less

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Special thanks to our Golf Classic Sponsors for their generous contributions to our tournament on Oct.13th! interested in playing? Player registration ends Oct. 1st.

 

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Teams filling up - call us at 410-634-2292 to sign up and join the fun. Rae Bar is always a highlight!

Firiday the 13th in October - someone is going to get lucky.

Hit it straight for the kids

Flashback Friday: Our legacy committee brings us another Benedictine artifact. Check out this original window piece.

Before the former convent and academy were razed, former staff member David Slama procured some interesting items that had not been bought at the 1974 auction. Among them was this upper portion of a window from the two-story addition that had been made to the original manor house in the late 1980's. In March of 1987, Dave gave the community this reminder of the first St. Gertrude Chapel.
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Flashback Friday: Our legacy committee brings us another Benedictine artifact. Check out this original window piece.

Before the former convent and academy were razed, former staff member David Slama procured some interesting items that had not been bought at the 1974 auction. Among them was this upper portion of a window from the two-story addition that had been made to the original manor house in the late 1980s. In March of 1987, Dave gave the community this reminder of the first St. Gertrude Chapel.

And big congratulations from everyone here at Benedictine!We are thanking Direct Support Professionals on the Eastern Shore today! Secretary Beatty was pleased to present a Governor's citation to Colleen V. of Benedictine in Caroline County. Colleen developed a chapter of People on the Go at the school and a career exploratory program for individuals who were previously employed in enclaves. Her coworker noted, "Colleen will do whatever it takes to ensure people receive opportunities to pursue community integrated competitive jobs of choice where they feel valued and accomplished." Thank you Colleen! #DSP17 Benedictine Programs and Services Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration ... See MoreSee Less

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And big congratulations from everyone here at Benedictine!

 

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How wonderful Colleen. Congrats. You so deserve this honor.

CONGRTULATIONS!

Congratulations!! Great job

Congrats!

Congrats!

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This month we graduated our very first Career Exploration class! We viewed each others video resumes and everyone gave a speech. At the end we took home portfolios to bring on future interviews with us. ... See MoreSee Less

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This month we graduated our very first Career Exploration class! We viewed each others video resumes and everyone gave a speech. At the end we took home portfolios to bring on future interviews with us.

 

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The employers who hire these great people will get a whole lot of wanna and gonna, hard workers who take pride in working hard and finding joy in it.

Fabulous! From the photo it's clear that you all dressed for success! Having interviewed lots of people over the years, I can tell you that isn't always the case. Bravo!

So proud of this great group of adults. Good luck and Congratulaltions.

These folks are all hard workers who take pride in their jobs.

Congratulations!

This is wonderful. Congratulations!

Outstanding so proud of you

Love this!

Congratulations!

Good job So very proud of you

Congrats to all.

AWESOME!

Good job Hi Gretchen!!

Congratulations

What a great group! Congratulations!

Great job everyone.

GREAT JOB!! everyone

Great job guys

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Family of John Nieman and friends of Benedictine gathered today in a misty morning tree planting ceremony to commemorate the life of a beloved and missed husband, father and uncle to one of our students. ... See MoreSee Less

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