FROM THE LIFE OF OUR PARISH

April 21, 2016

ST. BERNARD SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE - APRIL 28, 2016

St. Bernard School, 232 Pearl Street, Enfield, is inviting prospective students and their families to an Open House on Thursday evening, April 28th from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Read more
March 04, 2016

Taize Prayer Service Sunday March 6, 2016

There will be a special Taize Lenten Prayer Service this Sunday, March 6th at 6:00pm at St. Bernard Church. A Taize worshop service includes song and chanted prayers, meditation, Read more
March 04, 2016

Senior Lunch March 8, 2016

Think spring and "Wearin" of the Green!" on March 8th at noon in Fitzmaurice Hall. It is our annual corned beef casserole luncheon. To celebrate, wear a little green and come for Read more
Mar 04, 2016 159

Stations of the Cross

Please join us for Stations of the Cross each Friday evening during Lent at 7PM. St.… Read more
Feb 29, 2016 143

Parish -wide Lenten Activity

St. Bernard Church and School Parents and children made a crown of thorns out of braided… Read more
Feb 09, 2016 188

Lenten Charity Project

St. Bernard School and St. Bernard Parish Religious Education Program are raising money… Read more
Feb 09, 2016 347

Ash Wednesday Masses and Services February 10, 2016

This Wednesday, February 10th marks the beginning of the Lenten Season with Ash… Read more
Feb 04, 2016 196

Senior Lunch February 9, 2016

It is "Fat Tuesday" at St. Bernard Church. Wear your beads and join us for our stuffed… Read more
Feb 04, 2016 173

First Friday Devotions February 5, 2016

First Friday Divine Mercy Devotions will be held this Friday, February 5th beginning at… Read more

Catholic Bishops News

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Pope Names Bishop Neil E. Tiedemann as Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop Neil E. Tiedemann, CP, as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Bishop Tiedemann, 68, has served as bishop of...

Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop Lucas Support Reauthorization of DC Scholarship Program

 WASHINGTON—Archbishop George Lucas, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Committee on Catholic Education and Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington, urged legislators to support H.R. 4901,...

National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Mariners and People of the Sea, May 22

WASHINGTON—The National Day of Prayer and Remembrance for Mariners and People of the Sea will be celebrated on Monday, May 23. The day is observed...

Pope Names St. Louis Auxiliary Bishop Rice as Bishop of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop Edward M. Rice, 55, as bishop of the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Bishop Rice has served as auxiliary bishop...

USCCB, Missouri Catholic Conference, Other Religious Groups File Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Remedy...

 WASHINGTON—On April 21, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Missouri Catholic Conference, and other Catholic and non-Catholic organizations filed an amicus brief in...

Richard Doerflinger to Retire After 36 Years of Service to U.S. Bishops, Greg Schleppenbach...

 WASHINGTON—Richard Doerflinger will retire as associate director of the Secretariat of Pro-Life Activities, April 29, after 36 years of service to the U.S. Conference of...

Ordination Class of 2016: Encouragement, Active Participation in Parish Life, Ministry, Are Key Factors in...

 WASHINGTON—The 2016 class of men ordained to the priesthood report that they were, on average, about 17 when they first considered a vocation to the...

Joint Letter to Congress: 26 Organizations Urge Passage of Conscience Protection Act of 2016

 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joined twenty-five other major pro-life, religious, and health care organizations on April 19 urging the U.S. House of...

Catholic Communication Campaign Spreading the Gospel Message at Home and Around the World

WASHINGTON—The Catholic Communication Campaign is an annual national collection to support evangelization through the internet, television, radio, and print publications. This collection will be taken...

Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty Releases Video on Meaning of Religious Freedom, Features...

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty has released a new video on religious freedom. "The Right to Religious Freedom"...

Archbishop Kurtz Welcomes Appointment of Archbishop Pierre as Apostolic Nuncio to the United States

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Christophe Pierre, titular archbishop of Gunela, as the new apostolic nuncio to the United States. Archbishop Pierre, 70, has served...

Pope Francis’s Love Letter Invites Deeper Reflection on the Beauty of Marriage and Christ’s Teaching,...

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, welcomed Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, on love...

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family Welcomed by USCCB Family Life Committee...

WASHINGTON-Pope Francis' new apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love), released April 8, brings "a rich reflection on the mission of the family and...

Cardinal Dolan Calls New FDA Abortion Drug Guidelines 'Irresponsible,' Offers Assistance to Pregnant Women

 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Dolan, archbishop of New York and chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities responded to new guidelines issued by the Food...

Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Lori to Congress: Support the Conscience Protection Act

 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan and Archbishop William E. Lori – as chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities and Ad...

USCCB President Sends Prayers and Support to President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Pakistan

 WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed the prayers and support of the Catholic Church in...

Rural, Struggling Areas Benefit from Catholic Home Missions Appeal

 WASHINGTON—The annual Catholic Home Missions Appeal will be held in most parishes the weekend of April 23-24. This appeal helps to sustain nearly 45 percent...

Archbishop Kurtz Lauds ‘Devout Believer, Media Pioneer’ Mother Angelica

 WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, praised Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation, PCPA, who died...

Pope Names Archbishop Bernard Hebda as Archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis

 WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda, 56, archbishop of St. Paul-Minneapolis. Archbishop Hebda has served as apostolic administrator of the Archdiocese of St....

Archbishop Kurtz Sends Prayers and Support to Archbishop of Mechelen-Brussel

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed the prayers and support of the Catholic Church in the United States...