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Third Sunday of Advent

The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst, you have no further misfortune to fear.


St. Bernard’s Youth Group

The Youth Group is in need of the following items for future Midnight Runs. Donations can be dropped off in the basket in the vestibule in the main Church. Here is a list of items:  

    • Travel size toothpaste
    • Toothbrushes
    • Combs
    • Brushes
    • Travel Size       Antibacterial Gel
    • Socks
    • Gloves
    • Hats
    • Snack bars
    • Soap
    • Lip Balm
    • Travel size
    • Moisturizer
    • Gallon Size
    • Ziploc Bags


Christmas Mass Schedule

.Christmas Eve, December 24th

4:00 pm – English Mass

5:30 pm – Family  Mass with Pageant

7:00 pm – Spanish Midnight Mass

Christmas Day, December 25th

10:30 a.m.,

12:00 pm – (Spanish)

Christmas Novena

All the Devotional Groups of the Church of St. Bernard invite everyone to the Christmas Novena that begun this past Saturday, December 15th and will continue through Sunday, December 23 at 7:30 pm in Chapel Hall. We will also have Christmas music, refreshments and more.

Religious Education Program


There will be no Religious Education classes on December 23rd ,26th, 27th & 30th.

Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019.

2018 Christmas Pageant

Children planning to participate must attend the practices on Saturday, December 22nd from 10:00am – 12:30pm in the Church, as well as the Dress Rehearsal on December 24th at 4:30pm. Participation in the Christmas pageant is limited to children registered in the St. Bernard Religious Education Program.

Advent Reconciliation Monday, December 17th

During Advent we will hear John the Baptist call us  to “Prepare the Way of the Lord.”  The best way for us to prepare the Way of the Lord and prepare for Christmas is to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Monday, December 17th, is Advent Reconciliation Monday throughout the Archdiocese of New York. All parishes will be providing the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the faithful from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Confessions will be heard at the Church of St. Bernard on Monday, December 17th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Upcoming Parish Meetings

  • Virgin of Assumption, Sunday, December 16th at 1:30 pm in the Cafeteria.
  • Our Lady of Altagracia, Sunday, December 16th at 1:30 pm in the Community Room.
  •  Virgin of the Cloud, Sunday, December 29th at 1:30pm in the Cafeteria.
  •  Lord of the Miracles, Sunday, December 29th at 1:30pm in the Community Room.
  • Divine Infant Jesus, Sunday, January 6th at 1:30pm in the Guadalupe Room.
  •  Divine Mercy, Sunday, January 6th at 1:30pm in the Main Church