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
Time for Palms and Ashes
Bring your old palms to church next weekend and we'll collect them to burn into the ashes for Lent.
Then come to the burning ceremony on Saturday, March 2nd at 6pm in front of the school, followed by out Family Mardi Gras celebration (see below.)
Saint Bernard's Family Mardi Gras Dinner
This year we're getting ready for Lent with a Family Celebration of a "Pancake Supper" on Saturday, March 2nd immediately following the 5pm Mass.
At 6pm we'll be burning last year's palms to make this year's ashes. (In the front of the school.)
And then we'll go to the cafeteria for our Mardi Gras Celebration. (Tickets required.)
We'll be selling ticks after the Masses this weekend or you can get them online.
$5 per person
$10 per family (up to five people) $5 for each additional person.
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE MARDI GRAS TICKETS
Kids home from school? Here's a video of how they can help your family's pledge to our building campaign...
See the Designs for the New Lobby
Students in Division Ave High School and MacArthur High School submitted designs for our new lobby.
Thanks to everyone who came to their presentation after all the Masses on June 9th & 10th.
If you'd like to comment on any of their designs,
Here's the first in our video series on why we're having a campaign to renovate the parish campus. Enjoy!
Let's Build! Begins
We've started our already successful campaign to raise $1.75 Million (and beyond) to renovate the parish campus.
Over 1.5 million dollars has already been contributed by 546 by the end of 2018.
Eleven percent of parishioners have already provided 88 percent of our goal. Now it's time for the 89 percent to finish up the remain 12 percent to goal. Just CLICK HERE to make a donation online.
If you didn't receive our brochure in the mail, you can download it here.
And when you're ready to pledge, you can download your pledge form here. Please consider a multi-year pledge so you can give more over time and help us go beyond our goal.
WINTER AND SPRING ADULT EDUCATION AND FORMATION OPPORTUNITIES!
- Exploring the Sunday Readings, a 7-week adventure with God's Word starts Jan. 10/11
- SPRING ALPHA PROGRAM 8 FRIDAYS STARTS MARCH 22, PLUS SATURDAY MAY 4
Click here for more information,and to register for FIRST PREFERENCE FOR SPRING ALPHA!
- La sesión Alpha de Primavera, ocho Viernes, 7:00-9:00 pm comenzando el 22 de Marzo, y Sábado, el 4 de
Mayo. Click aquí para obtener más información y para tener PRIORIDAD PARA INSCRIBIRSE EN
ALPHA DE PRIMAVERA.
If not, click here and help us update our records.
Bernard Wear Available For Winter and 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.
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
- 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
- Pat McDonough, Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
- 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
Edwin Joseph Biland
Funeral: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 • 10:00am • St Bernard's
Muriel D Gallagher
Wake: Sunday, February 24th • 2-5,-7-9pm • O'Shea's, Wantagh
Funeral: Monday February 25th • 10 am • St Bernard's