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Entries for February 2016

Healing Liturgy, St. Bernard Church Feb. 28th 3:00 PM During the Holy Year of Mercy, we draw together in a special way to share in the incredible gift of God's unfailing mercy.   All are invited to join together in prayer for those who suffer from any type of illness.  Anointing of the sick will be available for those...

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Pastor's Page - February
Dear Parishioners, I saw several commercials a few weeks ago where Oprah Winfrey was encouraging people to get on a particular diet and exercise program in order to make 2016 their healthiest year ever.  Oprah has a huge following and a lot of advertising money so I’m sure people will jump on the band wagon.   W...

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St. Bernard Bereavement Committee Looking to you for help in offering service to the bereaved families in our parish. The Committee is made up of two different groups. Volunteers in one group contact the family of the deceased (after initial contact by our priests) to offer information on planning the funeral Mass. It sounds overwhe...

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The Light Is On For You Reconciliation available every hour with a different priest from the Vernon Deanery between 8:00 am and 7:00 pm at ST. JOSEPH CHURCH, ROCKVILLE. 
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Click on PHOTOS button above for Parish Mission photos held at St. Matthew Feb. 20th. 
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St Bernard’s and St Matthew’s        Invite you to join us for a Lenten Week of Guided Prayer   PRAYER in PRACTICE for EVERYONE!     Sunday, February 14 – Saturday, February 20, 2016           The Lenten Week of Guided is an ...

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LENTEN MISSION Saturday, Feb. 20th 10:00 am-12:00 pm Saint Matthew Parish Hall Life, with its twists and turns, sorrows and joys, is our spiritual journey, our path to God. We need not search for it in any other place. Especially in this Year of Mercy, let us take some time to look at this journey we are on, and consider how we m...

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The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a bottle drive on Saturday, February 13th from 9 am to noon with drop off at the St. Bernard parking lot.  We'll be collecting cans as well as glass and plastic bottles. Proceeds will benefit your local council's community activities.

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Ash Wednesday     February 10        8:00 am – Mass with Ashes – St. Bernard      10:00 am – Woodlake Nursing Home – Ashes      10:30 am – Fox Hill Nursing Home – Ashes      12:05 pm – Liturgy of the Word w...

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Coffee and Doughnuts this Sunday after the 10:00 am Mass hosted by the Knights of Columbus.
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Ash Wednesday is Feb. 10th and the Women's Guild will be sponsoring the Lenten Soup Supper.  We are looking for donations of Home made  Meatless soup and breads. If you can help please email Kathy Lillis ( Klillis@comcast.net ) or Pegi Deitz- Shea ( pegideitzshea@aol.com )with your offerings.  You may also telephone Ela...

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VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE Saturday, February 13, 2016 7:00pm-11:00pm St. Bernard Church Hall $20/person ($25 at the door) Dancing, light snacks, soda, beer, and wine sponsored by your Knights of Columbus councils 4122 & 6626. For more information contact Jeff.Bachiochi@snet.net or (860) 875-7945.  

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