Jesus is coming soon!



What are YOU doing to welcome Jesus today?

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Advent Evening Prayer

3 Wednesdays December 3, 10, 17; 7:30 p.m. in Church

Take time out from the busyness of the season to reflect on the wonder of of watching and waiting for God to become visible in our world.  Candles, incense, meditative music and guest preachers Fr. Todd Saccoccia (Dec. 3), Rev. Cliff Kretkowski (Dec.10), and Sr. Diane Morgan (Dec. 17) will help us be ready to welcome Christ into our lives at Christmas.

Christmas at St. Bernard's

Special Services:
Confessions Monday, December 22, 3:00-7:00 p.m.;
      Reconciliation Service with Confessions at 7:30 p.m.
Christmas Eve Family Mass Wednesday, December 24 at 4:15 p.m. in the School Auditorium
Christmas Eve "Gentle Christmas" Mass Wednesday, December 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Church.  What's a "Gentle Christmas" Mass?

Click here for full schedule of Christmas season services.

What does the Bible really mean?
Winter Bible Study:  The Gospel of Mark

6 Thurs. evenings starting Jan. 8, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
OR 6 Friday mornings starting Jan. 9, 10:00-11:30 a.m.

This winter series will begin with an introduction to how Catholics understand the Bible, followed by 5 sessions on the Gospel of Mark, the Gospel that we will hear on most Sundays of 2015.  Who was Mark, and what is his "take" on the Jesus story?  Come find out!  (Note:  first session is a repeat of the introduction to the Bible from our previous series.  If you've already had this intro, it is not necessary to attend the first session.)  Click here for information and registration flyer.



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!


5 Saturdays starting January 10, 9:00-10:15 a.m.
in the School Youth Ministry Room

Click here for topics and further information.

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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