• Bishop Murphy stands with the children who will be baptized this Easter.
  • Mercy isn't complete without you.
  • Last year's palms turn to ashes.
  • Religious Education students receive ashes
  • St Bernard featured a "Valentine Card" to God at Levittown Winterfest
  • Saint Valentine's Day Dance.
  • Volunteers made 1,335 pb&j sandwiches to feed homeless people on Long Island.
  • We began Candlemas Day (Feb 2) in procession.
  • Father Joe poses with children celebrating first Penance
  • Nora Molloy leads a discussion about caring for elderly
  • Fr. Andres blesses new statue of Mary with the Spanish Community

 

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Holy Thursday

We started the day with Morning Prayer at 9am.
It was a simple, quiet prayer with gentle music. 

The priests then headed off to Saint Agnes Cathedral for the Chrism Mass.
At this Mass they renewed their commitment to the priesthood and the holy oils are blessed.

 3pm Children's Service

 

Children heard the story of the Last Supper and Father Ralph spoke about easy and fun ways to love and difficult ways to love.  Jesus did both at the Last Supper.

SEE PHOTOS FROM THIS SERVICE HERE

7:30pm • Mass of the Lord's Supper

This was the main liturgy of Holy Thursday. We received the oils that were blessed earlier in the day,  recalled the Last Supper, did the ritual mandatum (washing of feet), celebrate the Eucharist and then walked in procession to the gym, with the Boy Scouts and Knights of Columbus as the honor guard. 

 

SEE PHOTOS OF HOLY THURSDAY HERE

 

 



  

Good Friday

The day started with simple Morning Prayer at 9am. 

 

 12 noon • Children's Stations of the Cross

The weather was questionable so we had the stations indoors for the children.

3pm • Passion of Our Lord

This was the main liturgy of the day when we commemorated the death of Jesus. 

 

 

7:30pm • Stations of the Cross  

This liturgy concluded a solemn day of prayer.

 

SEE PHOTOS FROM GOOD FRIDAY HERE 


Holy Saturday

9am Morning Prayer

No Confessions or 5pm Mass

The high point of the year is the great
Easter Vigil • 8pm

SEE PHOTOS FROM THE VIGIL HERE 

 


 Easter Sunday Mass Schedule

7:30am
9am
10:30 (Church)
10:45 (Gym)
12noon
12:15 (Gym)

No evening Mass on Easter Sunday.


 

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OFFICE HOURS

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.

OUR STAFF

MASS AND CONFESSION TIMES

SUNDAY MASS
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)

WEEKDAY MASS
Monday through Saturday at 8:00 a.m.

HOLY DAYS AND SPECIAL MASSES
As announced in bulletin and on website home page

CONFESSIONS
Saturdays 4:00-4:45 p.m.
Weekdays after 8:00 a.m. Mass

OUR MISSION

St. Bernard's Mission Statement

Funeral Notices

George Gardner

Funeral Mass: Monday, May 2 2016 •10am • St Bernard's


 

 

 

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