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.
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Ten Baptized at Easter Vigil!!
Click on the photo to see photos from our
Easter Vigil Celebration!
Good Friday at Saint Bernard's
Click on the photo to see photos from our
Good Friday celebrations.
Holy Thursday At Saint Bernard's
Click on the photo to see more scenes from Holy Thursday's Mass of the Lord's Supper
Children's Service for Holy Thursday
Click on the photo for some more scenes from our Holy Thursday Children's Service
Palm Sunday at Saint Bernard's
Click on the photo to join in the celebration by seeing photos from that special day.
Thanks to all who came to our Stations of the Cross on Hempstead Tpke
Last Saturday, March 25th.
We started at the Levittown Veteran's Park (across from the Library)
Why: Prayers to ask God to bless Levittown and those passing through
Who: Anyone who wanted to pray the stations, following the footsteps of Jesus.
Check out our really excellent guide to Lent.
Our Building Proposal for 2017
We mailed a proposal to all our registered parishioners asking for their input in a plan to solve the problem of the leaking church tower, to re-do the parking lot, to add a lobby to the church building and some other major changes as suggested by a recent engineering study.
You can look at all the materials here.
Here is a copy of the mailing that was sent out.
Click to view a ten-minute video with a more thorough explanation of the proposal.
Instead of sending in the postcard, you can send in your opinion through the online form.
Contemporary Christian Music Coffee House
"Eyewitness" is back for an Easter-time concert on
Saturday, April 22nd at 7pm
In the Cafeteria of St. Bernard's School building
$10 Advanced Tickets, available at the rectory
$12 at the door.
Admission includes Coffee/Tea/Hot Cocoa.
Tables may be reserved for groups of 8-10 people paid in advance with one check.
Bernard Wear Available For Spring
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 Innocent Duru, Chaplain In Residence
- Father Innocent Mbeagbu, Chaplain In Residence
- Ms. Diane Vella, Pastoral Associate
- Deacon John Blakeney, Deacon
- Deacon Jim Flannery, 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: Monday, April 24th 7-9pm; Tuesday, April 25th 2-5. 7-9pm • O'Shea, Wantagh
Funeral Mass: Wednesday, April 26th • 11am • St Bernard's
Wake: Tuesday, April 25th 2-5. 7-9pm • O'Shea, Wantagh
Funeral Mass: Wednesday, April 26th • 10am • St Bernard's
Mary Ann King
Wake: Thursday, April 27th 2-5. 7-9pm • Dalton's, Levittown
Funeral Mass: Friday, April 28th • 10am • St Bernard's
Richard L Thomas
Funeral Mass: Friday, April 28th • 11am • St Bernard's
Wake: Friday, April 28th • MORNING ONLY • 8:30 to 11am 2-5. 7-9pm • Chapey's, Bethpage
Funeral Mass: Friday, April 28th • 12noon • St Bernard's
Funeral Mass: Saturday, May 20th • 9:30am • St Bernard's