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We meet once a month ( 2nd Thursday of each month) to create prayer shawls and lap robes. These shawls and lap robes may be given for any occasion, such as marriage, birth of a child, welcome to the family and other milestones as well as to those in need of comfort.   In addition to being wrapped in a beautiful shawl, the recipients will most surely be wrapped in God's love as prayerful thoughts are woven into each stitch. 

The next meeting of the St. Bernard's Prayer Shawl Ministry will be on Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. in the church hall.  We invite all those from both churches who enjoy knitting and/or crocheting to consider joining our Prayer Shawl Ministry.  Please bring yarn, knitting needles (size 10 to 11), or a crochet hook, size H or I.   

Click to view a video that covered the Prayer Shawl Ministry.

For more information, please call

Kathy Mullin

Mary Smith

(If there is no school in Vernon or a delay due to the weather, we will not have the meeting.)


To request a prayer shawl, please contact 

Kathy or Mary at the numbers listed above or call the parish secretary: 860-875-0753.