St. Bernards White Plains

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Welcome to the Church of St. Bernard Website. May God Bless you!

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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Divine Infant Jesus Devotional Group

The devotional group of the Divine Infant Jesus will have a novena which begins on Saturday, August 27th through Saturday, September 3rd at 7:30 pm, except for Sunday, August 28th when the Novena will take place right after the 12:00pm Mass. OnSunday, September 4th, during the Spanish Mass at 12:00 pm, we will be celebrating the Divine Infant Jesus. There will be a light reception following the mass, in the Cafeteria. Everyone is welcome to join us.


Ready to Get Married?

Father Morris is inviting unmarried couples in our parish to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage on a future Sunday in 2017. Any couple interested in celebrating Marriage in the presence of our community, at no cost, is asked to contact Father Morris to begin making the necessary preparations. The date for this Parish–Wide Wedding celebration will be May 7th, 2017.


Summer Bible Seminar

Join St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 1377 E. Main St., Shrub Oak, for a Summer Bible Seminar titled, THE APOSTLE PAUL ON CELIBACY AND MARRIAGE (1 Cor 7), given by Fr. Martin Kowalski. It will be held four Thursday evenings from 7-9pm in the Seton Memorial Chapel.   8/25 - Marriage: Union of Bodies and Souls. Fr. Kowalski is from Kielce, Poland. He studied at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and at the Rothberg International School in Jerusalem. He teaches courses in the Old and New Testaments at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin and at the Seminary in Kielce. He is an editor of Biblical Annals and a host of TV and radio programs popularizing the Bible. This is a free event. All are welcome. Bring your own Bible. For more information, call 914-528-3547, email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or visit us at:


Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

Strengthen your drooping hands and your weak knees. Make straight paths for your feet, that what is lame may not be disjointed but healed.
                                                                                -Hebrews 12:12-13


We welcome those recently baptized into the Christian community here at St. Bernard’s:


Boden Bruce Ballerini 

Dayana Charro

Hailey Samantha Pauta

Jesus Ramirez

Juan Santiago Sanchez

Jeremy Simson

Luis Yair Vazquez


Religious Education

Our Religious Education Classes will begin onWednesday, September 9th

Sunday10:10am - 11:40am:  

Levels 1, 2 & 3  

Wednesday4:00pm - 5:30pm  

Levels 1,2,3,4,5 & 6

Wednesday6:30pm - 8:00pm  

Levels 3,4,5 & RCIA Level 1 & 2   

Thursday7:00pm - 8:30pm  

Levels 6,7 & 8




Family Life & Respect Life Office


Encourage is a Catholic Apostolate for those who have family members with same sex attraction. A new website has been created to help the faithful who are searching for information about Enourage, the Church’s teachings in same sex attraction and spiritual support, visit



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