Happy Independence Day!

Father Joe blesses the new American Flag donated by the
Knights of Columbus on Flag Day.
This Indepence Day weekend,  
be sure to come to Mass to thank God for our nation
and for the freedoms we have.

Check out our Father's Day/Holy Trinity Video Homily:

Summer Happenings at St. Bernsard's:

 

 
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Father Augustine's Art Show
July 19 - August 3 in the Church Prayer Room


Watercolor paintings by Father Augustine will be available for viewing and purchase by silent auction in the Prayer Room of the church through August 3.  Proceeds will benefit the Little Sisters of the Poor, who serve elderly and destitute people throughout the world.  Come and see these beautiful works of art, and make a bid to support the ministry of the Sisters!


Summer Faith in Film Festival
4 Wednesdays starting July 9, 7:00-9:00 p.m., Parish Center

Resident film critic Deacon John Blakeney will host a viewing and discussion of four faith-themed films:

July 9        Lars and the Real Girl
July 16      A Serious Man

July 23      Life of Pi
July 30      Philomena

For flyer with dates and film descriptions, click here.
 


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Explore Your Faith!

Awakening Faith groups are for younger Catholic adults who are seeking to better understand and connect with their Catholic faith.  Topics include What is spirituality?, Do I Need God's Mercy?, Why does Mass matter?, Do I Belong in the Church? and other topics selected by the participants.  No questions off base.  No judgment.

Click here to see what people are saying about Awakening Faith!

NEXT GROUPS: 
4 TUESDAY EVENINGS BEGINNING JULY 8 OR
4 THURSDAY MORNINGS BEGINNING JULY 10. 

THESE SPECIAL SUMMER GROUPS ARE OPEN TO ADULTS OF ALL AGES!! 

Click here for information flyer. 
You can join in progress!

Interested, but can't make the scheduled times?
We
 can form a group at a time convenient for you with just six interested people
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Spirituality Sessions with Father Augustine
Mondays August 4 and 18, 9:00 a.m. OR 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Center

Father Augustine will discuss the Spirituality of Joy on August 4 and the Spirituality of Grief on August 18.  All are welcome; no registration needed.  Click here for a description of the sessions.


Group Spiritual Direction Information Sessions
Tuesday, August 26, 10:00 a.m. or 7:30 p.m. in the Parish Center

Do you want to grow in your relationship with God, others and all of creation? Are you seeking deeper connection between you and God in the midst of the activities of daily living? Join us  to explore the possibility of your becoming part of group spiritual direction. What’s that? Come and see!  Conducted by Sister Margaret Galiardi, O.P., experienced retreat leader and spiritual director.