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Entries for January 2017

The next meeting of the Adult Faith Formation committee will be Tuesday, January 31st at 6:30pm.  We will meet in the lower level of the school, in the Youth Room at St. Bernard Church.  Anyone interested in helping plan and implement special faith events for both St Matthew and St. Bernard will be warmly welcomed. &n...

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We are looking for parishioners who may be interested in exploring an opportunity for prison ministry in the Enfield /Somers area. Presently, Deacon Michael Torres, the chaplain at Cybulski Correction facility, is using a program which brings the word of God to those imprisoned and who are seeking to know more about God. This program woul...

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In honor of the Feast of St. Blaise (February 3rd) we will bless throats after each Mass at both St. Bernard and St. Matthew on Saturday, February 4th and Sunday, February 5th. Through this blessing we pray for the intercession of St. Blaise to protect us from illnesses of the throat and all other illnesses. We pray that both our spiri...

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Coffee & Doughnuts February 5th After the 10:00am Mass Join us for Coffee and Doughnuts after the 10:00am Mass! Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 4122. Your donations help us continue to make coffee and doughnuts available. Upcoming dates:  March 5th & April 2nd.  

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Please join St. Bernard Preschool in our Annual Catholic Schools Week Celebration. This year our special week will kick off on Sunday, January 29th at the 10:00am Mass at St. Bernard Church. The preschoolers invite you to a short concert performance given by the class of 2017 just before the conclusion of Mass. Our action-packed sch...

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Pastor's Page - January
Dear parish family, On behalf of my staff and brother clergy I would like to wish you and your loved ones a very blessed, healthy and joy filled 2017! At the start of a new year it is customary to make a few resolutions for ourselves.  We are often very good at deciding what we want and need in our lives to make us happier and ...

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Youth Group News Living Stations of the Cross Rehearsals ¨ Open to all students in grades 8 - 12. ¨ Actors, readers, musicians and stage crew needed. ¨ Rehearsals will be held at St. Matthew from 6-8pm on the following dates: January 29, February 5, 12, 19 & 26 Be in the Know!! Sign up f...

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March for Life Bus Trip Thursday, January 26th - Friday, January 27th The Annual March for Life will take place this year on Friday, January 27, 2017, in Washington, D.C., as a way for people to express their opposition to abortion. This year’s event coincides with the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision to ...

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St. Michael the Archangel Prayer Book If you have a loved one who is in the military in harm’s way, please contact the parish office to have your loved one’s name added to the St. Michael the Archangel prayer book. St. Michael is the patron of soldiers and will be regularly asked to intercede for the protection of our loved...

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Coffee & Doughnuts January 8th Join us for Coffee and Doughnuts after the 10:00am Mass! Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 4122. Your donations help us continue to make coffee and doughnuts available. Upcoming dates: February 5th, March 5th & April 2nd.  

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The New Saint Bernard mobile app is now available! The Church you love is now available on your mobile device! With the new Saint Bernard Church app, you can catch up on messages you've missed, find out what's going on at the Church this week, make donations, and receive important alerts.  Download it today...

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Sports and Spirituality: How Do We Balance Both in Today’s World?   Vs.  Who:  Adults, Coaches and Parents When:  January 10, 2017, 7-8:30 pm Where:  Our Lady of Lourdes, Gales Ferry A panel of experts with over 70 years of experience in organized athletics on the college and high school le...

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