FROM THE LIFE OF OUR PARISH

May 02, 2016

First Friday Divine Mercy Devotions - May 6, 2016

First Friday Divine Mercy Devotions will be held this Friday, May 6th, beginning at 3pm and ending with evening prayer at 4pm in Good Shepherd Chapel. This beautiful Read more
May 02, 2016

Ascension Thursday Holy Day Schedule 2016

The Mass schedule for the holy day, the Ascension of the Lord, is Wednesday, May 4th at 5:30pm and Thursday, May 5th at 8am and 7pm. Read more
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
Mar 04, 2016 225

Taize Prayer Service Sunday March 6, 2016

There will be a special Taize Lenten Prayer Service this Sunday, March 6th at 6:00pm at… Read more
Mar 04, 2016 177

Senior Lunch March 8, 2016

Think spring and "Wearin" of the Green!" on March 8th at noon in Fitzmaurice Hall. It is… Read more
Mar 04, 2016 222

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 194

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 247

Lenten Charity Project

St. Bernard School and St. Bernard Parish Religious Education Program are raising money… Read more
Feb 09, 2016 406

Ash Wednesday Masses and Services February 10, 2016

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

Catholic Bishops News

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Catholic Bishops and Scholars from Europe and the United States Renew Efforts on Nuclear Disarmament

WASHINGTON—Representatives from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined 40 Roman Catholic bishops, scholars and policy specialists from nine countries at a colloquium in London,...

USCCB Migration Chairman, Archbishop Gomez, Troubled Over Reports of New Immigrant Deportation Raids

WASHINGTON—Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Committee on Migration expressed deep concern over reports...

Father Michael J.K. Fuller Named Head of USCCB Doctrine Secretariat

 WASHINGTON—Father Michael J.K. Fuller, a priest of the diocese of Rockford, Illinois, has been named executive director of the Secretariat of Doctrine and Canonical Affairs...

Bishops’ Subcommittee Releases Marriage and Religious Freedom Video

WASHINGTON—The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage has released the next video in the series highlighting the...

USCCB’s Office of Child and Youth Protection Issues 2015 Annual Report

 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection and the National Review Board released its 2015 Annual Report on the...

National Review Board Appoints Chairman, New Members

WASHINGTON—Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) named two new members to the National Review Board...

USCCB President Reacts to Supreme Court HHS Mandate Decision

 WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion in the case of Zubik v. Burwell, in which Catholic and other religious organizations are...

USCCB Chairmen Respond to Administration’s New Guidance Letter on Title IX Application

 USCCB Chairmen Respond to Administration's New Guidance Letter on Title IX Application WASHINGTON—Two Committee chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued the following statement in...

Pope Names Texas Priest as Bishop of Tulsa, Accepts Resignation of Bishop Slattery

 WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Father David Konderla, 55, as bishop of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and accepted the resignation of Bishop Edward Slattery, 75, from the pastoral...

Pope Francis names Bishop Pazak as head of Phoenix Eparchy; Bishops Skurla, Warduni as Apostolic...

WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Bishop John Stephen Pazak, of the Eparchy of Saints Cyril and Methodius, in Toronto, Canada, as bishop of the Holy Protection of Mary...

Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge President Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear...

Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge President Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks May 4, 2016WASHINGTON—The heads of four leading science and...

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

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...