Celebrating the Feast of St Bernard

We celebrated our patron saint's feast on his special day, August 20th with the 8am Mass and a special 6pm Mass, followed by a picnic.  A good time had by all!

Fr Joe & Father Ralph take "the challenge"

 

 
 
 
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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.


Annual Parish Block Party
Sunday, September 14, 1:00-4:00 p.m., Parking Lot

All parishioners are invited to celebrate the end of summer with FREE hot dogs, hamburgers, salads and drinks  Of course there will be a DJ, and games and activities for kids and teens.  Click here for information and reservations - and please let us know you are coming!


Centering Prayer
September 17, October 15, November 19 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 noon in the Parish Center

Centering Prayer is an ancient yet contemporary Christian method of reflective, silent prayer that prepares us to receive and recognize the gift of God's presence within us.  Join others in learning about and practicing this form of prayer.   Conducted by Sister Joann Walsh, R.S.M., experienced prayer leader and spiritual director. 


Explore the Bible!
6 Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. OR 6 Friday mornings at 10:00 a.m.
starting September 18/19 in the Parish Center

This series is a continuation of last spring's popular series exploring how Catholics read and understand the Bible.  After an introduction to Catholic Bible study the first session, the next 5 sessions in this fall series will focus on the great stories contained in Genesis chapters 12-50:  the stormy lives and loves of great Biblical characters Abraham, Sarah, Isaac and Rebekah, Hagar and Ishmael, Jacob and Rachel and Jacob's 12 sons, especially Joseph!  Instructor is Diane Vella, M.A., Pastoral Associate.


Pray & Play Basketball Day
Saturday, September 27, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Gym 

Part of our parish 65th Anniversary celebration, this is a FULL DAY of challenging basketball events for people of all ages and abilities, followed by praying together at the 5:00 p.m. parish Mass, followed by a PIZZA PARTY!  Click here for information and registration.


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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: 

6 MON., WED., THURS. AFTERNOONS STARTS WEEK OF SEPT. 21, 4:15 P.M.
6 SATURDAY MORNINGS STARTS OCT. 5, 9:00 A.M
4 WED. EVENINGS STARTS OCT. 29, 7:30 P.M. 

 

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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