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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.                                                           — Mark 13:31

Thanksgiving Mass

Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November 22nd at 9:00 am in the Church. Non-perishable food ítems will be collected during the Mass and donated to the White Plains Ecumenical Food Pantry.

Christmas Flowers

Our parishioners will have the opportunity to donate Christmas plants in memory of their loved ones.  This special collection will take place next weekend.  Please use the Flower envelopes provided on the Missalette tables and in the pews to fill in the names of those to be remembered. The envelopes can be placed in the receptacle at the back of the Church or in the Collection Basket.

Celebrating the Virgin of Guadalupe

The Virgin of Guadalupe Devotional Group and the Cursillistas invite you to participate in “Mañanitas a La Virgen de Guadalupe”. There will be a Novena from November 30th through December 8th at 8:00 pm in the main Church. On  Sunday, December 9th a Mass will be celebrated  at 12:00pm followed by a small reception in our church cafeteria. On Tuesday, December 11th, we will sing the mañanitas from 9:00pm to 12:00am in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the main church.  If you are interested in volunteering at this event, donating food or for more information please call Roberto Lepe at 914-625-4044 or Angélica Rosado 914-261-8797.

Religious Education Program

Reminder:

There will be no Religious Education classes on  November 21st ,22nd & 25th 

Classes will resume on November 28th, 2018

St. Bernard’s Creative Craft Group

 The St. Bernard’s Creative Craft Group had their first meeting of the year last Friday in the Cafeteria. Thanks to all children of our parish that attended. The next meeting will be announced in December.

Virgin of Caacupé – Immaculate Conception

The Paraguayan Community at St. Bernard’s  invites the faithful and devotees of the Virgin of Caacupé (Immaculate Conception), patroness of Paraguay, to join us in praying of the Rosary daily from November 23rd to December 1st at 8:00 pm in the Church. On Sunday, December 2nd a Mass will be celebrated at 12:00 pm Mass followed by a light reception in the Cafeteria. If you have any questions contact  Amada Arce at 1-347-665-4574.

St. Bernard’s Moms Group

St. Bernard’s Moms Group are meeting for a 4-week Advent book study on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. starting on Nov. 28 in Chapel Hall. We will be reading Caryll Houselander’s The Reed of God. Please bring the book with you to the first session.

Upcoming Parish Meetings

  • Virgin of Assumption, Sunday, November 18th at 1:30 pm in the Cafeteria.
  • Our Lady of Altagracia, Sunday, November 18th at 1:30 pm in the Community Room
  •  Virgin of the Cloud , Saturday, November 24 at 7:00pm in the Cafeteria.
  • Lord of the Miracles, Sunday, November 25th at 1:30 pm in the Community Room
  • St. Bernard’s Mom’s, Friday, November 30th at 3:00 pm in the Druss Park.

  •  Divine Infant Jesus, Sunday, December 2nd at 1:30 pm in the Guadalupe Room
  •  Divine Mercy, Sunday, December 2nd at 1:30 pm in the Main Church.

Baptisms

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.