Welcome to the website of St. Bernard's Church in Levittown, New York! Whether you are a visitor checking us out, or a parish member looking for information, we hope that you will find what you are looking for here. We encourage you to explore, and to get to know our vibrant community of Faith, Hope and Love. Please feel free to call or e-mail us if we can be of any further help.
The latest news
It's the Feast Day of Our Saint • Saturday August 8th
8am Mass and 5pm Mass
Pot-luck picnic right after the evening Mass.
Bring your own food (no grilling) and seating.
Knights of Columbus to provides smores.
Bring neighbors and friends to Mass and picnic.
Want to have your marriage blessed in the church?
If you or someone you know is civilly married outside of the church and has never been married to anyone else, this marriage can qualify to be blessed and recognized by the Catholic Church. Come find out more about this at our "Convalidation Workshop" on Tuesday, August 23rd from 7:30 to 9pm in the air conditioned Parish Center.
Click on our summer guide.
Lots to do for you and your family.
Saint Bernard's is a Pokemon "Gym"
People have been stopping by this past week playing Pokemon Go. When they get here, they see signs inviting them to go inside the church to find a Pokeman friend -- and then they are invited to say a prayer. Great to see so many people make a visit! Keep playing and praying!
Bernard Wear is Now Available
Show your parish pride around Levittown and beyond by sporting an official Saint Bernard's t-shirt, hooded sweatshirt, polo shirt, or jacket. To make these affordable we're selling them at just a smidge over our cost and the good news is that you can now order and pay for them online with our secure PayPal account using PayPal or your own credit card.
Allow a couple of weeks to receive your order as they are being made as the orders come in.
Visit our to see all that's available.
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Parish Main Office (Rectory)
Monday-Thursday 9:00am to 8:00pm
Friday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 9:00am. to 1:00pm
Religious Education Office (Clairvaux House)
Monday-Thursday 9:30am to 3:30pm
Contact the office for special summer hours in July and August.
Parish Social Ministry Office (Clairvaux House)
Monday-Friday 10am to 2pm
Saturday 10:30am to 11:30am
Other times by appointment.
- Father Ralph Sommer, Pastor
- Father Joe Nohs, Associate Pastor
- Father Patrick Abem, Chaplain In Residence
- Ms. Diane Vella, Pastoral Associate
- Deacon John Blakeney, Deacon
- Deacon Jim Flannery, Deacon
- Deacon Timm Taylor, Deacon
- Mrs. Mary Jane Witte, Director of Music
- Mrs. Susan Martin, Director of Religious Education
- Sister Christine Sammons OP, Coordinator of Parish Social Ministry
- Ms. Sarah Kropac, Youth Minister
- Mrs. Diane Waldhof, Secretary
- Friendly Receptionists, Rectory Receptionist
- Mrs. Rose Marie Rotondo, Sacristan
- Ms. Jane Nieman, Business Manager
- Mr. Dimas Carbajal, Head of Maintenance
- Mr. Len Lanzi, Facilities Manager
MASS AND CONFESSION TIMES
Saturdays at 5:00 p.m.
Sundays at 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m. (Family Mass), 10:30 a.m. (Choir Mass), 12:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. (Youth Mass)
Monday through Saturday at 8:00 a.m.
HOLY DAYS AND SPECIAL MASSES
As announced in bulletin and on website home page
Saturdays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Weekdays after 8:00 a.m. Mass
Wake: Sunday, August 21st 2-5, 7-9pm • Dalton's, Levittown
Mass: Monday, August 22nd, 2016 • 10am • St Bernard's
Peter Joseph Pleines
Wake: Monday, August 22nd, 2-5, 7-9pm • O'Shea, Wantagh
Mass: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016 • 10am • St Bernard's
Wake: Wednesday, August 24th, 2-5, 7-9pm • O'Shea, Wantagh
Mass: Thursday, August 25th, 2016 • 10am • St Bernard's
Michael J. Kojac
Wake: Sunday, August 28th, 2-5, 7-9pm • O'Shea, Wantagh
Mass: Monday, August 29th, 2016 • 10am • St Bernard's