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Entries for March 2018

Save the Date! St. Bernard Ministry & Volunteer Appreciation Luau Dinner Friday, May 25th More information coming in early April.  
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!Join a Team! We have a spot available on a Tuesday team and a Wednesday team. Teams work once a month from 4:45pm-6:00pm at Cornerstone Soup Kitchen around the corner from St. Bernard Church. Parishioners from either Church are welcome to join. Jobs include set-up, serving the meal, washing tables, sweeping and mopping. If you w...

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The Knights of Columbus are undertaking a canned food drive during Lent. The food will go to Cornerstone Food Pantry in Rockville. There will be boxes at the entrances of the Church to collect the canned food. The Knights ask for your help to support this worthy cause.  

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All Church offices will be closed on Good Friday, March 30th. If you need assistance,please leave a message and someone will get back to you. St. Matthew - (860) 872-0200 St. Bernard - (860) 875-0753

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March 30th at 7:00pm at St. Bernard Church Our Youth Group will present this amazing and prayerful experience. In this presentation, teens from both parishes reenact the passion and death of our Lord. The prayers and reflections are very moving. Everyone is welcome to come witness the Stations of the Cross come to life!

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Operation Rice Bowl: Encounter Lent Lent is a time of opportunity for us to strengthen our faith through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.  These practices bring us closer to God and demonstrate our solidarity with those in need at home and around the world.  This Lent make your sacrifices become opportunities to feed the hung...

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Monday, March 26th 8:00am Mass at St. Bernard Tuesday, March 27th  9:00am Mass at St. Matthew 10:30am Chrism Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral, Norwich Wednesday, Match 28th 8:00am Mass at St. Bernard Holy Thursday, March 2...

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Pastor's Page - March
Dear Parish Family, Lent is a very holy season filled with opportunity and God’s Grace active in our midst.  How we spend these 40 days -  matters.  In an Ash Wednesday homily, Pope Francis spoke of our need to be more aware of our relationship with God and with one another.  He encouraged his listeners to PAU...

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Due to the increase in Mass Intentions, Mass Intentions at both parishes may be booked from now until the end of 2018.  
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The joy of Easter is deepened when we embrace the disciplines of Lent. To help us do just that, Fr. Ellis will give six talks aimed at enriching our understanding of our faith. Talks begin at 6pm in St. Bernard parish hall and finish in time to attend 7:00pm Stations of the Cross in the Church.  No registration is r...

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—Monday, March 19th at 7pm— St. Matthew Church-Tolland Several Priests available for private confessions The Lenten Penance Service celebrates God’s mercy with scripture readings, music, and reflections.  Following the prayer service several Priests will be available so you can choose your favorite confesso...

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Notice from St. Bernard Cemetery Easter is April 1st Families are requested to remove all Christmas and winter decorations by March 15th. All unwanted decorations may be placed in or near trash barrels. Families are also reminded to remove all artificial flowers, statuettes, and garden shop figurines of any kind. Artificial flowe...

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