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Entries for December 2015

Parish Family Movie Knight on 1/8 SAVE THE NIGHT!! The Knights of Columbus in Rockville are collaborating with the K of C in Tolland to have a family movie night on Friday Jan. 8 at 7:00 p.m. in St. Matthew's Parish Hall.   Join us for a family movie and popcorn and more!.  

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Pastor's Page - December

Posted on December 21, 2015 in: Message from Fr. Rick

Pastor's Page - December
Dear Friends, I love the month of December with all of its wonder and energy.  But each year I have to remind myself to be cautious about getting too caught up in the hype and chaos of the secular season.  The media overwhelms us with messages and encourages us to shop till we drop, eat until we can’t move, and spend until it hurts – a lot.  But that is not the message of Advent.  It is probably a safe statement to say that we’re not very good at waiting and that we’re often uncomfortable with silence.  Yet as we journey t...

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Christmas Mass Schedule

Posted on December 14, 2015 in: General News

Christmas Eve, Dec. 24th: St. Bernard - 4:00pm, 6:00pm, Midnight preceeded by Carol sing and Concert at 11:30pm St. Matthew - 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 10:00pm Christmas Day, Dec. 25th:  St. Bernard - 9:00am, 11:00am St. Matthew - 8:30am, 10:30am  

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Help Decorate our Mitten Tree

Posted on December 14, 2015 in: General News

Please help decorate our Mitten Tree in the Church center vestibule with scarfs and mittens for the needy in our community!

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting

Posted on December 02, 2015 in: General News

Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting The next meeting of the St. Bernard’s Parish Prayer Shawl Ministry will be on Thursday, December 10th, from 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. in the Church Hall. For further information or to request a prayer shawl to give to someone, please call Mary Smith at 860-872-2611 or Kathy Mullin at 860-872-8828.

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Breakfast with Santa

Posted on December 02, 2015 in: General News

December 12, 2015 Sponsored by St. Bernard Parish Community and Knights of Columbus #4122 A MORNING OF FUN FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES   Enjoy a good wholesome breakfast! Activities while you wait! – PRIZES & More. Bring your camera and take pictures with Santa or have your picture taken by one of our elves. Where: St. Bernard Church Hall, St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville Center 2 Sittings: 8:00 — 9:00 A.M. 10:00—11:00 A.M. Prices: Individual Adult: $6.00 Individual Child: $5.00 

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Christmas Carol Sing

Posted on December 02, 2015 in: General News

Christmas Carol Sing Immediately following the 7:00 P.M. Mass on Tuesday, December 8th (Holy Day of Obligation). Refreshments following in Hall.

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Dec. 6, 2015  During the Jubilee Year of Mercy, beginning December 8th, Pope Francis is asking us to practice both the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. The corporal works of mercy are charitable actions by which we help our neighbors in their bodily needs; while the spiritual works of mercy are actions that help our neighbors with their spiritual needs. As we keep this in mind, let us continue to pray for our religious freedom. That it be preserved so we never have to choose between helping our neighbors and following our moral beliefs.  All are invited to join Archbishop Leonard P. Blair on Sunday, D...

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