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Entries for August 2016

The next meeting of the St. Bernard’s Parish Prayer Shawl Ministry will be on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 9:30am—11:30am in the Church Hall. Join us for an enjoyable morning of knitting and fellowship. No experience is necessary; we will teach you how to create a beautiful prayer shawl. For further information or to request a prayer shawl to give to someone, please call Mary Smith at (860) 872-2611 or Katy Mullin at (860) 872-8828.  

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The Knights of Columbus Councils from both parishes are sponsoring a social event to Fenway Park to see the Red Sox play the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday August 30th. Even Yankee fans are welcome! The bus will leave St. Matthew parking lot at 3:45pm sharp. This game is a 7:10pm start. The cost per person is $60.00 each and includes your ticket to the park , bus transportation, (Kelley Transport) and driver tip. There are 55 seats available and they will be offered on a first come first serve basis. Checks should be made out to the Knights of Columbus Council 6626. Money or checks need to be turned in before August 25th. ...

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Pastor's Page - August

Posted on August 23, 2016 in: Message from Fr. Rick

Pastor's Page - August
Dear Parish Family, Happy Anniversary everyone!  Believe it or not, August 1st marks our one year anniversary as a yoked community.  Last year at this time I wrote in my August newsletter that, “the yoking of our communities has the potential to open doors to new faith opportunities, new friendships, new challenges, and new horizons of growth - as parishes and as individuals.”  As I reflect on these past twelve months I think the journey truly included all of these things.  It hasn’t always been easy but few things worth having are.&...

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"A Biblical Walk Through The Mass", starts Monday, August 29th in St. Bernard Hall - morning session starts at 8:45 am and evening session starts at 7:00 pm.  Please call Pat Kenny 860-875-1809 with any questions.

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Annual Summer Toy Drop for the St. Bernard Bazaar We will be looking for your once loved Legos/ board games/ puzzles/ dolls and trucks . Get the kiddos to work cleaning out their toy chests and put those toys they no longer want aside for our bazaar.  The toy drive will be the weekend of Aug 27/28. Questions contact Kathy Lillis (860) 875-8376  

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School Supply Drive

Posted on August 04, 2016 in: General News

Annual School Supply Drives St. Matthew & St. Bernard Churches are working with local organizations to collect school supplies for low income kids. We are in need of the following items:  new or gently used backpacks, #2 pencils, pens, rulers, markers, colored pencils, notepads, 3 ring binders, looseleaf paper -- college-rule, college-ruled notebooks, compostion books, plastic scissors, glue sticks, calculators, or gift cards to Staples, Wal-Mart or K-Mart. If you can help, the collection dates & places are as follows: St. Bernard: Weekends of July 30-31, August 6-7 St. Matthew Weekends of July 23-...

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To view the recent Church renovation project photos, click on the PHOTOS button on the homepage or click here.

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