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
Al Matousek to be Ordained Deacon in June
We rejoice that Al Matousek, parishioner of Saint Bernard's, will be ordained a deacon on Saturday, June 1st at Saint Agnes Cathedral.
Al will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at the 12noon Mass on Sunday, June 2nd.
All are invited to join the celebration of Mass and a reception in the Parish Center immediately following the Mass.
Thanks For Sharing!
Parishioners of Saint Bernard's rose to the occasion in a BIG way in bringing in te clothing to the Re-wearable clothing drive sponsored by ACLD, an organization that hires adults with disabilities to process and repurpose used clothing.
Thanks to all who cleaned their closets and remembered to bring their clothing donations to church when coming to Mass.
We celebrated Mother's Day.
(Can you spot your Mother in these photos?)
We welcome our children to the Table of the Lord
Now it's time for "second communion"!
See photos from this year's Stations of the Cross Walk along Hempstead Turnpike. Click on Photo.
Kids want to help out with "Let's Build!"? 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.
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
Marie Sammons • Stepmother of Sister Christine Sammons OP
Wake: Monday, May 13th • 3-8pm • O'Shea's, Wantagh
Funeral: Tuesday, May 14th • 10am • St Bernard's
Dorothy Carswell Gangale
Funeral: Saturday, May 18th • 10am St Bernard's
Florence Marie Hangan
Wake: Wednesday, May 15th • 2-4pm & 7-9pm • Dalton's Levittown
Funeral: Thursday, May 16th • 10am St Bernard's
John B Kilgannon
Wake: Saturday, May 18th • 7-9pm & Sunday, May 19th • 2-4pm & 7-9pm • Wagner's, Hicksville
Funeral: Monday, May 20th • 10am St Bernard's
Christopher Barry Lynch
Wake: Wednesday, May 22nd • 3-7pm • O'Shea's, East Meadow
Funeral: Thursday, May 23rd • 10am • St Bernard's
Funeral: Friday May 24th • 10am • St Bernard's