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We are a multicultural Roman Catholic Parish dedicated to serving the spiritual needs of God’s people in White Plains and beyond.

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Sharing Christ

Please join us for Part 3, “Sharing Christ” of the Christ life Program. We will meet on Sundays at 1:30 pm in the Guadalupe Room, through March 10th. For more information, contact Vanessa  Hiraldo at  vhiraldo01@gmail.com.

Religious Education Program Reminder:

There will be no Religious Education classes this week:

    • No class on Wednesday February 20th 
    • No class on Thursday February 21st
  • No class on Sunday February 24th

Classes will resume on March 27th, 2019.


 The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated at the Church of St. Bernard on the third Saturday of every month in Spanish at 12:00 pm and in English at 1:30 pm. For more information please visit the Rectory, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am—5:00 pm.  Baptisms will not be held during the season of Lent (March).

The 2019 Cardinal’s Appeal

Goal:  $37,000   Pledge to Date: $2,374    Number of Gifts: 8  Average gift: $296.88
Assistance For Needy Parishes   $10,000,000   At any given time up to 31 parishes receive financial assistance from your Cardinal’s Appeal contributions. This includes funds for both operational support and emergency assistance, such as for a new roof following a storm. These funds ensure parishes can keep providing a faith home to tens of thousands of Catholics.

Homebound Parishioners

Eucharistic Ministers are available to bring Holy Communion to homebound parishioners who are unable to attend Mass. If you know of a homebound parishioner who might like to receive Holy Communion please let them know that Eucharistic Ministers are available to bring them Holy Communion and to contact the Rectory.


Upcoming Parish Meetings

  •  Virgin of Assumption, Sunday, February 17th at 1:30pm in the Cafeteria.
  •  Our Lady of Altagracia, Sunday, February 17th at 1:30pm in the Community Room.
  • Lord of the Miracles, Sunday, February 24th at 1:30pm in the Community Room.

Remember the Church of St. Bernard in Your Will

Remember the Church of St. Bernard in your will. If you would like to speak to a gift planning specialist about how to include St. Bernard in your will or living trust, call (646) 7943317 or email plannedgiving@archny.org

Archdiocese of New York Father Felix Varela Hispanic Pastoral Institute For Adult Faith Formation in Spanish

Founded in 1973 by Terence Cardinal Cooke, the “Father Felix Varela Hispanic Pastoral Institute” has provided Adult Faith Formation for thousands of Hispanic parishioners including the first Hispanic men ordained as permanent deacons in our Archdiocese. Their mission is to promote the advancement of Hispanic Catholics to high levels of education and to assist pastors in the formation of lay leaders to serve in our parishes and ecclesiastical movements. Classes are offered in Spanish to all who are interested in learning more about the Catholic faith. A new semester of classes is beginning Thursday, February, 28th from 7:30pm—9:30pm at St. John the Evangelist, 148 Hamilton Ave, White Plains, NY 10601. To register call 914-441-0644.