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Entries for May 2018

We have renewed our Catholic Community subscription to FORMED.ORG for all parishioners of St. Bernard and St. Matthew.  There is a great amount of new content and you can now use an iPhone App to access your account after you register (Android App coming soon).  To register for your account, click here. For detailed instructi...

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Sacred Heart Parishioners, if you would like to receive St. Bernard envelopes, please contact the Parish Secretary, Stella Jonas, at 860-875-0753 X 100 or rectory@saintbernardchurch.org.   

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Additional parking is available at the two School Street parking lots on either side of the parking garage behind the Church. These lots are open 24/7. We are asking St. Bernard families to please park in these lots first to allow easier access in the Church parking lot for our elderly and handicapped guests.     &nb...

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St. Bernard Preschool - Faith-Based, Quality Education at Affordable Prices We serve children aged 3-5 years old. Children must turn three by December 31, 2018 and be potty trained to be eligible. We strive to provide our children with: Individualized curriculum for each student to ensure optimal learning experiences Play-ba...

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To prepare for your child's Baptism, you must pre-register by calling the Parish Office at 860-875-0753.  The next Baptism Preparation Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 19th at 7:30pm in the in the Parish Center (22 School St.) 

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Persecuted Christian Relief Dinner Friday, June 15th St. Bernard Church Sponsored by the Rockville Knights of Columbus Council 4122 (St. Bernard and St. Joseph Knights) with the help of the Ladies Guild The event will begin with a rosary prayer at 5:30pm in St. Bernard Church. Dinner will follow at 6:00pm in the St. Bernard Ch...

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Learn how a parish welcomes new members into the Church, and about the rich traditions of this ancient Rite.  Learn how to share your faith with someone who wants to become a Catholic!  Get the answers to the following questions: * How can every parishioner be part of this welcoming process? * Why does this pr...

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End of Year Banquet June 5th at 5:30pm Cedar Knob Golf Course, Somers Choice of dinner is Prime Rib, Chicken Cordon Blue, Baked Stuffed Shrimp, Eggplant Parmesan, or Pasta Primavera. The cost is $20 and is payable to The Women's Guild. Call Mary Clements to RSVP by May 26th. Then, send your check to:   &nbs...

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Friday, May 25th at 6:00pm RSVP Deadline:  May 21st Please RSVP your name & ministry to our Parish Secretary, Stella, at:   (860) 875-0753 x100 or stella@saintbernardchurch.org All adult members (& spouses) of St. Bernard ministries are invited to attend.      

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Altar Server Training Monday, May 21st 4:30pm – 6:00pm This is a reminder for the 2nd and final day of altar server training.    
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Join us as we pray for those impacted by cancer June 4th & June 12th at 7:00pm St. Bernard Church At some point in our lives cancer touches all of us either directly or through the diagnosis of a loved one. God gave us St. Peregrine, patron saint of cancer patients, as a prayer partner and inspiration for everyone touche...

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Memorial Day Mass Monday, May 28th at 10:00am St. Bernard Cemetery Our community will celebrate a special Mass on Memorial Day at St. Bernard Cemetery (in the historic section, by the altar) for all those buried in our cemetery and for all deceased members of our parishes. Mass will be at 10:00 am. Please note there will be no...

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The morning session of the book club will meet Monday, May 21st (8:45am-10am) at St. Bernard The evening session of the book club will meet Monday, May 21st (7pm-8:15pm) at St. Matthew Contact Mary Scibelli with questions: 860-798-7529 or scibellifamily@gmail.com

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St. Bernard Cemetery, located on Kingsbury Avenue on the Tolland/Vernon town line, is the Catholic Cemetery that serves the four parishes of St. Bernard, St. Joseph, St. Luke and St. Matthew Parishes.  This past year the cemetery received a generous donation from the estate of a deceased parishioner. These funds have been used to ins...

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Pastor's Page - May
Dear Parish Family, We all love the month of May with its warmer temperatures, sunnier skies and happier people.  It’s a month packed with activities for families, schools and the Church.  The thing I look forward to most is the First Holy Communion Masses we’ll be celebrating this month.  It is always an exc...

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Our Lady of Fatima Council 4122 Knights of Columbus Hanging Plant Sale May 12th and 13th after all Masses The St. Bernard and St. Joseph Knights of Columbus will be holding their annual Mother’s Day hanging plant sale. The price is $20.00 per plant. Please contact Al Sheridan @ 860-454-0930 with any questions.   ...

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Norwich Diocesan Council of Catholic Women 63rd Annual Convention The Joy of the Gospel Saturday, May 19th from 9:00am - 2:30pm St. Matthew Church  Register Today! All women in the Diocese of Norwich are cordially invited to attend. The guest speaker will be Sr. Elissa Rinere, C.P., J.C.D., Chancellor of the Diocese of...

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May 8th at 6:00pm in the Church Hall We will be electing our new vice president and our new treasurer at the meeting.  
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