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From Rita O’Neil

From Rita O’Neil:

Thank you to Father Morris and everyone in our parish community for the joyful celebration of my years at St. Bernard’s on October 1st. I’m so grateful not only for your kind words and best wishes on that Sunday, but also for all your prayers and support throughout the years.


Confirmation Meeting for 8th Grade and RCIA Level 2

Dear Parents and Students,

We would like to inform you that next week we will have a meeting in the Main Church. During this meeting we will inform you of the requirements and expectations for the Sacrament of Confirmation. It is very important that all students and at least one of their parents be present.

Confirmation Meeting for RCIA Level 2:

Wednesday Oct. 25th 2017 at 6:30PM 

Confirmation Meeting for 8th Grade:

Thursday Oct. 26th 2017 at 7:00PM

Food Donation Basket in the Vestibule

All future food donations dropped in the large wicker basket in the vestibule will be used to supply  our Midnight Run. Thanks to all who volunteered for our last Midnight Run on Friday, October 6th. 

Parish Pay

Parish Pay is an easy way to make  your offerings to the Church of St. Bernard electronically. If you are interested logon to www.parishpay.com or contact the Rectory.

Lord of the Miracles Novena & Celebration

From Friday, October 20th through Saturday, October 28th there will be a Novena to the Lord of the Miracles in the main Church at 7:00 pm. On Sunday, October 29th there will be a procession from the Church to the cafeteria to celebrate our parishioners’ devotion to the Lord of the Miracles. For more information contact:  Omar Rebatta 914-843-0248.



Upcoming Parish Meetings

¨ Virgin of Assumption, Sunday, October 15th at 1:30pm in the Cafeteria.

¨ Our Lady of Altagracia, Sunday, October 15th at 1:30pm in the Community Room.

¨ Young Adult Group, Sunday, October 22nd at 1:30 am in the Recreation Room

¨ Virgin of the Cloud, Saturday, October 28th at 7:00pm in the Cafeteria.

¨ Divine Infant Jesus, Sunday, November 5th at 1:30pm in the Guadalupe Room.

¨ Divine Mercy, Sunday, November 5th at 1:30pm in the Main Church.

¨ Virgin of Guadalupe, Monday, November 6th at 8:00pm in the Cafeteria.

¨ Ladies of Charity, Tuesday, November 7th at 9:30am in the Chapel Hall.

Winter Coverings


Mt. Calvary Cemetery is offering grave decorations for the Christmas season. If you wish to order a winter covering for your plot, please call the cemetery office at 914-949-0671 before November 3, 2017.

World Mission Sunday

Next week, we will celebrate World Mission Sunday. Each year, the entire Church is invited to support the young mission diocese in Africa, Asia, the Pacific Islands, and parts of Latin America and Europe, where priests, religious and lay leaders serve the poorest of the poor. This year, we are invited to “Chat with the Pope” to learn more about his mission. Scan this year’s World Mission Sunday poster using Facebook Messenger for your mobile device, or learn more at chatwiththepope.org.

Days of Praying and Healing


.Do you know someone who is carrying the grief of a past abortion? There is help and hope available, and the pain and sorrow of abortion need not endure for a lifetime.  “Days of Prayer and Healing” offer the opportunity to experience the love and mercy of God and to heal the wound of abortion.   The upcoming “Days of Prayer and Healing” will be held on the following Saturdays:

  • Saturday, November 11, 2017
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018(in Manhattan)

For location and confidential registration, or to talk to a Sister, please call the Sisters of Life at (866)-575-0075 (toll free) or email hopeandhealing@sistersoflife.org.