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Entries for July 2016

St. Bernard Preschool Open House, Sunday, August 7th, 11am to 1pm Come and see our beautiful classrooms and meet our knowledgeable staff.  Classes are forming now for the 2016-2017 school year.  Don’t miss your chance to join our school community today! We serve children aged 3-5 years old. Children must turn three by December 31, 2016 and be potty trained to be eligible. · Quality education aimed at preparing your child socially and academically for kindergarten and beyond · Specialized in helping children and families make a positive transition to school ·&nbs...

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Only 18 seats remaining in evening session.  2016 St. Bernard Bible Study - Register Now! “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass” If you’ve ever wondered why we say what we say and do what we do during the Liturgy, this is the study for you. Registration begins next weekend. Click Here to register--deadline July 25th    

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Nataliya Tereshchenko, the wife of our wonderful violinist, Yarek, is suffering a catastrophic illness due to complications of a subdural hematoma.  The family with their young son Dariy is now under severe economic stress and needs our help.  You can contribute to the family directly through the website https://www.gofundme.com/2dngkb98 or by check to St. Bernard Church with “Nataliya” in the memo field.  On a personal note, I want you to know that Yarek, despite my best attempts, always refuses payment for playing the violin at our services at St. Bernard because this is his gift to God.  ...

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Pastor's Page - July: New Parochial Vicar
Dear Parishioners, On Saturday, June 25th, Bishop Michael Cote ordained to the Roman Catholic Priesthood four transitional Deacons.  Congratulations Fr. Juan Aguirre, Fr. Jeffrey Ellis, Fr. Thomas Griffin and Fr. Peter Langevin.  We are blessed to have these individual serving the good people of the Diocese of Norwich.  I am also very happy to report that Bishop Cote has assigned Fr. Jeffrey Ellis as a Parochial Vicar to the Catholic Community of St. Matthew and St. Bernard.  I know our Bishop feels that our community is a wonderful place for a new...

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NEW Photos - July in the Sky!

Posted on July 11, 2016 in: General News

For July in the Sky photos, Click on PHOTOS on homepage or click here.

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For new Vacation Bible School photos, please click on the homepage PHOTOS button, or click here.

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As a way to show our appreciation for your dedicated service to our two parishes, we will be having a picnic and swim party on July 17th at the South Windsor Swim and Tennis Club.   Our adventure begins at 1:15 when we board a sleek, top of the line school bus that will be parked in front of St. Bernard School located on 20 School Street.  The day will include a gourmet lunch of the finest burgers and hot dogs, chips, summer salads and enormous cookies all prepared by Chef Hoover.  There will be plenty of time to visit with new and old friends and enjoy the sparkling cool waters of the beautiful pool.&n...

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From Monday, July 11th to early August, Mass at St. Bernard Church will be held in the air-conditioned Hall on the regular weekend and mid-week schedule. Due to your continued financial support and the generous gift from the estate of Arline Ramsdell, your Building Committee has recommended and the Finance Council has approved major work both inside and outside St. Bernard Church, all of which we have been able to schedule in the same time period: 1. All capitals, including the upper capitals (on top of the pillars), will be highlighted with brilliant gold effect. 2. All the interior arches will be completed with th...

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