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Entries for November 2016

Gifts & Books After all Masses this weekend, December 3 & 4, we will hold a religious books & gift items sale at St Bernard Parish Hall.  Religious articles and Catholic books will be available from two vendors.  You’ll be amazed at the selection of gifts and books available.  Plan to join us! This is a...

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The Youth Group will be coming together on Saturday, December 10th for the 5 PM Mass.  After Mass we will be taking a bus to the Connecticut Trolley Museum in East Windsor for their Winterfest and Tunnel of Lights.  The bus will depart from St. Matt's at 6:15 PM and will return approximately 9:00 PM.  The cost is $20 pe...

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Saturday, Dec. 10th with 2 sittings 8am or 10am, no reservations need. A morning of fun for children of ALL ages! Eat a delicious breakfast, visit with Santa, win prizes and MORE!  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and St. Bernard.  Benefit St. Bernard Preschool, Adults $6, Children $5 (2 and up).   Gluten free waffle...

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Pastor's Page - November
Dear Parish family, It’s no coincidence that at the end of our Church year we celebrate two feast days that center on the topics of mortality and eternity.  All Souls and All Saints Days are clear reminders that our earthly journey is a temporary one and our true home awaits us.   The contemplation of life, death and...

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2016 Fall Retreat Endless Mercy & Advent With Mother Olga CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY! Saturday, December 3rd 9:00am—3:30pm We are so excited for this year’s retreat speaker — Mother Olga Yaqob, foundress and mother servant of The Daughters of Mary of Nazareth.  Mother Olga was born in Iraq and has ...

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Cornerstone has shared that they have no winter coats in their inventory, so the Girl Scouts are collecting winter coats for Cornerstone on Friday (Black Friday) November 25th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm.  A collection truck will be parked in the St. Bernard Parking Lot for the drop offs. Please help if you are able!   &nbs...

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Click on the PHOTOS button on the homepage or click here to see photos of the Women's Guild Bazaar.
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St. Matthew/St. Bernard Trip to Haiti January 17th - January 23rd Come travel to the sun and the warmth this January! Come join the St. Matthew/St. Bernard trip to Haiti this January 17th to the 23rd and experience for yourself the wonderful people of St. Pierre, Ganthier. See the school we have helped to build and meet the child...

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The Vatican recently issued more definitive guidance on cremation for Catholics.  For the complete document, click here. Summary: Because of Christ, Christian death has a positive meaning.  The Christian vision of death receives privileged expression in the liturgy of the Church: “Indeed for your faithful, Lord...

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It’s that time again, we are looking for items to be donated for the Women’s Guild Christmas Bazaar. We are looking for:  kitchen items, nick knacks, jewelry, outdoor items, crafts, Christmas items, kids toys, books, collectables, any good clean stuff you want to get rid of… Please no clothes, televisions or lar...

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