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Please Join Us for Our Parish Rosary During First Friday Adoration
Friday, October 7th at 6:00pm at St. Bernard Church "It is by working in common accord, hand in hand, that today's pressing challenges must be faced." Pope Francis July 2022 We live in a time of great division; within our church, our country, and our families. We are...

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Schedule Changes

Posted on October 05, 2022 in: General News

Schedule Changes
Mass Schedule Change Please note there will NOT be a 9am Friday Mass at St. Matthew Church on: Friday, October 7th or Friday, October 14th Please join us at the 8:00am Mass at St. Bernard Church on those Fridays. Columbus Day Holiday All Church offices will be closed on Mond...

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Fall Retreat Registration - Last Call to Register - Deadline: October 10th
Click here to register Theme:  Living Our Faith in a Troubled World Date:  Saturday, October 15, 2022 Location:  St. Bernard Parish Center, Church, and Church Hall Time:  10 am to 4:30 pm (sign in starts at 9:30) Format: talks, private prayer, person...

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Do you know anyone who has been away from the Church?
The Start Date of Our Catholics Returning Home Program is Quickly Approaching! Our Parish is sponsoring a six-week program starting on October 10th at 7 pm in the St. Bernard Parish Hall that is open to all Catholics who have been away from the Church and have thought about coming back.  It ...

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Gift Card Program - Looking for Volunteers
We are looking to expand to include sales at St. Bernard Church too! We are looking for 2 more people (we have 3 now) to join the group. Duties include: Selling cards after scheduled Masses on the first Sunday of the month Being available after scheduled Masses the following weekend for pick...

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting

Posted on October 01, 2022 in: General News

Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting
Thursday, October 13th 9:30 - 11:30am in the St. Bernard Church Hall We would love for you join us for an enjoyable morning of knitting/crocheting & fellowship. All are welcome. For further information or to request a prayer shawl, lap robe, or pocket prayer shawl to give to someon...

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St. Matthew Parish Hall Open House

Posted on September 30, 2022 in: General News

St. Matthew Parish Hall Open House
October 15th & 16th After All Masses We hope you will join us to see the new and improved Parish Hall at St. Matthew. We have light refreshments:  Cheese & Crackers on Saturday and Coffee & Donuts on Sunday  

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Bereavement Support Group

Posted on September 29, 2022 in: General News

Bereavement Support Group
Wednesdays Starting October 19th 10:15am - 11:45am Classroom 10 in the St. Matthew Parish Center Living through grief is not easy but it does not have to be done alone.  Blessed Sacrament Parish will offer a 9 week support program called, “New Day”, for those who ...

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Faith in Motion! An Invitation to the Sacraments for Teens!
As summer turns to fall, our thoughts often turn inward, and we ask ourselves questions like: What will this new school year bring about? What are my goals? Where am I going? What is true? Does God really hear my prayers? Am I missing out by not having received my Sacraments? If...

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Mass Schedule Change

Posted on September 27, 2022 in: General News

Mass Schedule Change
Please note there will NOT be a 9am Friday Mass at St. Matthew Church on: Friday, October 7th or Friday, October 14th Please join us at the 8:00am Mass at St. Bernard Church on those Fridays.  

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St. Bernard Women's Guild Meeting & Requests
Our Next Meeting is: October 4th at 6pm in Rm 100 in the St. Bernard Parish Center Save the Date for the St. Bernard Women’s Guild Christmas Bazaar Friday, November 11th from 4pm – 8pm & Saturday, November 12th from 10am – 2pm Requests for our Christmas Ba...

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Frosty Village Bazaar News

Posted on September 24, 2022 in: General News

Frosty Village Bazaar News
We are looking for raffle items They can be items you made (we like these the best) or purchased. We need to know what the items will be by October 10th. The items can be dropped off in the St. Matthew Church Hall November 13th- 17th marked for the raffle. Please contact frostyvillage@cath-c...

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Where are YOU on Your Journey? It’s Not Too Late to Join Us!
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 local Church community. This year, ...

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From Our Pastor's Desk - For Parents with Students Away at School
Dear Parents, As the new school year begins and our college-aged youth head off to their universities and schools we begin our vigil of prayers asking God to watch over them, keep them safe, and that they have a wonderful experience.  Along with my prayers I also would like to send a note to...

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Volunteers Needed

Posted on September 14, 2022 in: General News

Volunteers Needed
The Blessed Sacrament Parish Community Kitchen Ministry is in need of 3 new team members to work at the Cornerstone Kitchen (located near St. Bernard). 1 person needed for the St. Francis Team which works on the 2nd and 5th Tuesday of each month. 2 people needed for the St. Stephen...

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Reminder from St. Bernard Cemetery

Posted on September 06, 2022 in: General News

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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Mass & Sanctuary Lamp Intentions

Posted on August 12, 2022 in: General News

Mass & Sanctuary Lamp Intentions
In addition to Mass Intentions, both of our Churches have a Sanctuary Lamp that is available to memorialize a loved one or for a special intention. When requested, the intention will be printed in the bulletin and the lamp will burn for a week. To reserve a Mass or Sanctuary Lamp, call: For St...

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Going on Vacation?

Posted on July 28, 2022 in: General News

Going on Vacation?
Use the website www.masstimes.org to find the location and Mass times of the Church nearest your destination  

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on July 17, 2022 in: General News

Baptism Preparation Class
The next classes for registered parents who wish to have their child(ren) baptized is scheduled for: Wednesday, October 12th at 7:00pm Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00pm Wednesday, December 14th at 7:00pm Call Cheryl at 860-872-0200, Ext. 2 to pre-register. Baptisms are ...

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Children’s Missalettes Available
A parishioner has donated copies of the booklet "The Mass for Children" to our parish for use in the pews during Mass. Please feel free to use a copy for your child to look at during Mass, and kindly return the book before leaving Church. We hope our parish children can enjoy followi...

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Blessed Sacrament Catholic 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 1.  

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St. Bernard Women’s Guild is Looking for Crafty People
We are looking for “Crafty People” to donate a handmade craftwork of ceramics, jewelry, sewing,  knitwear, Christmas ornaments & items, American size doll clothes for the Bazaar in November Any questions, email Jean at St.BernardWomen’sGuild@cath-comm.org &...

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