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Entries for September 2016

Join us at Saint Matthew as we celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. This year we will pray together the Glorious Mysteries, with beautiful music and slides reflecting the Mercy of our God. Plan to stay for refreshments after the prayer service. This is a special Year of Mercy Celebration hosted by the Catholic Community of Saint Bernard and Saint Matthew Church. Bring the family—Everyone is welcome!  

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Starhill Offer from Picnic

Posted on September 25, 2016 in: General News

Dear Parishioners of St. Matthew’s and St. Bernard’s Churches, Star Hill was very pleased to host your event and have you at the facility on September 18th! It was a beautiful day, and we were happy to play a part in such a wonderful occasion! Seeing so many family and friends together, having fun and enjoying each other in such a positive way reminded us why we built the facility in the first place. So we would like to share the facility with you. Star Hill offers unique amenities including:  A fitness center with circuit training and cardio equipment,  A free weight room,  Over 50 Group fitness classe...

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Pastor's Page - September

Posted on September 22, 2016 in: Message from Fr. Rick

Pastor's Page - September
Dear Parish Family, We are very aware that January first marks the beginning of our calendar year and that Advent is the beginning of our Church year. From the perspective of many, however, September marks the beginning of a new year too. This month represents a time of new beginnings and getting back on the fast track. The school year begins and our young people head off to new adventures in education. Committees, activities and meetings sprout out of nowhere and our calendars quickly fill with names, dates, times and places. The Church is no different as we too prepare...

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The Knights of Columbus Council 4122 will be holding their annual mum sale the weekend of September 24th and 25th after all Masses. The price is $10.00 per plant.  

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The St. Matthew Haiti Outreach Committee will be speaking at all the Masses at St. Bernard Church the weekend of Sept. 24/25th. It will be our pleasure to share with you the history of our twinning with St. Pierre Parish in Ganthier, Haiti and how this covenant has indelibly touched their lives and our hearts. After Mass we will have coffee and donuts and a slide presentation which will introduce you to some very special persons whom we have the privilege to know. Committee members will be present, as well, to provide you with a further opportunity to learn more about this beautiful ministry. The Haitian Ministry is ...

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The Catholic Schools collection will be a 2nd collection Sept 24-25, envelopes are available at the Church entrances.

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A Benefit Concert for Cornerstone September 17th at 6:30 at St. Bernard Church.  Tickets $10 in advance $15 at the door Children under 12 free with an adult A Year of Mercy Event hosted by St Matthew & St Bernard Church. Watch for Ticket information coming soon!

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Picnic Instructions for Today

Posted on September 11, 2016 in: General News

FOR THOSE WHO RSVP'D FOR THE PICNIC TODAY: CATHOLIC COMMUNITY PICNIC INFORMATION Star Hill                                                                     * Check-in begins at 11:00 100 Gerber Drive            &nb...

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**TEEN HELP NEEDED WITH GAMES !! Catholic Community of St. Bernard & St. Matthew- Sunday, Sept. 18th with Noon Mass- (Please note, no Noon Mass at St. Bernard that Sunday)- Star Hill Dome in Tolland- Noon Mass followed by a family picnic, games and lots of fun for everyone! Games & activities include: tug of war, 3 legged race, basketball, face painting & more.... Hamburgers, hot dogs, and veggie burgers! Raffle Items Needed - We are looking for donations of raffle items/baskets to be raffled off at our picnic. We do not need the items/baskets until September, but we need to know what is bein...

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