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Blessed Sacrament Parish Ministry Fair
Our faith is an active Faith! Please Join Us on: October 23rd/24th at St. Bernard October 30th/31st at St. Matthew After All Masses Come find out what makes Blessed Sacrament Parish so special!  

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Cornerstone Foundation SoupFest Raffle
The support of Blessed Sacrament Parish is very important as Cornerstone continues to be a resource for so many people in the greater Vernon area. In August, over 3,000 meals were served through the Soup Kitchen and over 17,000 meal items given out through the Food Cupboard. Without the community&rs...

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Christmas Wreath Sale

Posted on October 19, 2021 in: General News

Christmas Wreath Sale
The Blessed Sacrament Youth Ministry Christmas Wreath online sale is now open! The Youth Ministry will decorate the wreaths and have them ready for pick up after all of the Masses the weekend of December 4th and 5th. Pick up at either Church (pickup location is chosen on the online order form). ...

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All Saints Family Prty

Posted on October 18, 2021 in: General News

All Saints Family Prty
Held at St. Matthew Church For Grades K-6 Each Faith Formation day has it’s own party, come dressed as ANY SAINT!  Trunk or Treat in the parking lot, then stay for a meal in the Hall and “Guess Which Saint I Am?” game is included in the fun event.    &n...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Bazaars

Posted on October 17, 2021 in: General News

Blessed Sacrament Parish Bazaars
Frosty Village Bazaar We are looking for people to join our team:        ~ lead the candy booth (teens welcome)        ~ lead the Kid’s booth (teens welcome) Raffle Items:  We are looking for items to raffle. We don&r...

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Christmas Eve Children’s Choir

Posted on October 16, 2021 in: General News

Christmas Eve Children’s Choir
Friday, December 24th 4:00pm Mass at St. Matthew Church Children's Choir is for children ages 6 and up and we will sing in person this year. Rehearsals will take place after the Sunday 10:30am Mass on 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12 and 12/19. The deadline to register is: November 1st....

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Spirituality Meeting

Posted on October 15, 2021 in: General News

Spirituality Meeting
Thursday, November 4th 6:30 - 7:30pm in the St. Bernard Church Hall Anyone interested in learning more about Spirituality is very welcome!  

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Parish Mission Recording Available
If you missed the Parish Mission on October 18th, you can still see it. It was recorded and is available on our parish website for the next month. To view it, click here  

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St. Matthew Women's Guild Meeting & Advent Candle Sale
Our next meeing will be held on: November 10th at 7pm St. Matthew—Classrooms # 2 & 3 In coordination with our Advent Candle Sale (see information below), Deacon Mike will be joining us at our meeting to speak on the topic ‘Advent: A Closer Look at the Christian Traditions &a...

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Winter Coat & Boot Collection

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

Winter Coat & Boot Collection
It is time for our annual winter coat collection for IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services in New Haven). This year, IRIS, working with the federal government, is particularly challenged by the influx of immigrants & refugees, coming from Afghanistan. Last year, we brought two car...

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Peace Tree

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

Peace Tree
The Peace Tree honoring our military men and women will be set up at St. Bernard Church on December 3rd in advance of our parish Advent Penance service. If you have a loved one who is actively serving in the military and would like their name included on the tree, please email spirituality@cath-c...

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RCIA - It's Not Too Late to Join Us!
Where are YOU on Your Journey? Faith, conversion, repentance, celebration and community – five basic elements that are present in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA). RCIA provides a setting where the journey of faith and moments of conversion can be celebrated within the loca...

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Mattie’s Togs Thrift Shop

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

Mattie’s Togs Thrift Shop
At St. Matthew Church MATTIE'S TOGS, located on the Dunn Hill side of St. Matthew Church, is ready for the "Change in Season" shoppers. We have an abundance of Winter and Fall clothing for you to fill a Bag for $5. Summer clothing is always available. Sizes range from Preemie to Siz...

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Reminder from St. Bernard Cemetery
LED Lights & Candles are not allowed at St. Bernard Cemetery. Burning candles pose a fire risk, especially with falling leaves. Thank you for your cooperation.  

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

Baptism Preparation Class
The next class for registered parents who wish to have their child(ren) baptized is scheduled for: Tuesday, November 9th at 7:00pm Call Denise at 860-872-0200, Ext. 2 to pre-register. Baptisms are scheduled: at St. Bernard on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday of the month at ...

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Virtual Youth Explosion

Posted on October 13, 2021 in: General News

Virtual Youth Explosion
Sunday, November 14th from 1-3 pm FAITH ALIVE! All kids in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in our Diocese annual Youth Explosion Event! What is Youth Explosion?         It’s FUN!         It’s ENTE...

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Frosty Village Bazaar 2021!!

Posted on October 06, 2021 in: General News

Frosty Village Bazaar 2021!!
We are looking for people to join our team:         ~ lead the candy booth (teens welcome)         ~ lead the Kid’s booth (teens welcome) Raffle Items:  We are looking for items to raffle. We don’t need t...

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St. Bernard Women's Guild Raffle

Posted on October 06, 2021 in: General News

St. Bernard Women's Guild Raffle
The St. Bernard Guild has decided for the second year not to hold our Christmas Bazaar. We are still very concerned about everyone’s safety given the COVID situation. We will, however be holding our raffle.  Soon each registered household will receive four raffle tickets.   T...

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Interested in Joining a Small Christian Community that Meets Virtually?
Small Christian Communities (SCC) are small groups of parishioners who gather regularly for prayer and reflection.  These groups are called Small Christian Communities because they come together to reflect on the scriptures for a coming Sunday Mass using a process  which connects our faith...

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Tolland Food Pantry & Cornerstone Food Cupboard Requests
The Tolland Food Pantry Tolland food pantry is in need of the following items: Peanut butter Snacks (crackers) Cereal Mac n’ Cheese Spaghetti sauce   To donate items to the Tolland Food Pantry: Items can be left at the entrance to ...

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Blessed Sacrament Parish Prayer Network
To request prayers or join the Prayer Network,  email:  prayer@cath-comm.org or call the parish office at (860) 875-0753 Ext 100.

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Free COVID-19 vaccinations Available to ALL who are Age-eligible
For vaccination opportunities, please visit: www.vernon-ct.gov or call (860) 896-4568  

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Please Consider ONLINE GIVING for Your Weekly and Special Collection Donations
It is SAFE and EASY! ParishSOFT, the company that supports our Online Giving platform, meets the payment card industry’s strictest security standard, and they are a Level 1 Certified PCI Compliant Service Provider. ParishSOFT treats your sensitive information with the utmost respect and put...

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Offertory Baskets Located Near Communion Stations
During the pandemic, Blessed Sacrament Parish has suspended having ushers collect weekly offertory envelopes. Instead we now have a collection basket located before each Communion station. Please put your envelope in the basket when you go for Communion.  

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Cell Phone Text Message Scam

Posted on August 02, 2020 in: General News

Cell Phone Text Message Scam
In recent days, some parishioners received text messages to their cell phones, from what appeared to be Fr. Rick, asking for help purchasing gift cards for some purpose. THIS IS A SCAM AND SHOULD BE IGNORED. It appears to be an extension of the email Phishing scam we recently dealt with. The poli...

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Get Our Bulletin Online or By Email
Our bulletin is available on our website, under Resources—Sunday Bulletin Click here to go to our bulletins (blessedsacramentct.org/Resources/Sunday-Bulletin)   You can also sign up to have our publisher email our bulletin to you: 1)  Click on this link https:...

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