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Divine Infant Jesus


The Divine Infant Jesus Group will meet on Sunday, August 20th at 1:30pm in the Guadalupe Room. The Group will also have a novena which will begin on Friday, August 25th through Saturday, September 2nd at 7:30 pm. On Sunday, September 3rd, 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.   


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.

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Today, Sunday, August 13th, the Church of St. Bernard Devotional Group for the Virgin of the Assumption will honor the patron of Guatemala at the 12:00pm Mass, followed by a procession and a light reception in the Cafeteria.  This Tuesday, August 15th is the feast of The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 9:00am in Chapel Hall.


Religious Education


Registration for 2017-2018 Religious Education Program is now open.  Please stop by the Religious Education Office on Wednesdays from 4:00pm-8:00pm or Sundays from 10:00am-1:30pm to register your child for next year’s program, 2017-2018. For more information call 914-949-2111 x.16.  




High School Youth Group

.The High School Youth Group invites all students who are starting 9th grade in September to join our Parish Youth Group. Youth Group activities include, spiritual conferences, retreats, trips, Midnight Runs, game nights and other service oriented activities. If you are interested in becoming part of our group or for more information, contact Angelica Rosado at 914-261-8797.



Young Adult Group

.The St. Bernard Young Adult Group invites all students who are graduating 12th grade to join the group, which is open to all parishioners from ages 18 – 25. Please send an email to Vanessa Hiraldo if you are interested in joining the group at vhiraldo01@gmail.com or by phone at (914) 907-8046.


Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Gate of Heaven Cemetery has postponed the July 1st price increase, until September 1, 2017. They are currently taking appointments over the phone to discuss “Pre-Need Planning” options available for ground burial, interior/exterior mausoleum crypt space, or niches for the memorialization of your loved ones. Please contact the Gate of Heaven Office at 914-769-3672 or stop in to schedule an appointment before quality space is gone.

Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities helps immigrants reunite legally with their families, obtain proper work authorization, learn English and civics, and prepare to pass citizenship exams. Catholic Charities also assists immigrants in avoiding exploitation by unscrupulous practitioners by providing correct information and realistic counsel about immigration status. They also support a vast network of soup kitchens in NYC and food pantries in NYC, emergency shelters, temporary and transitional housing and permanent affordable housing to help homeless families and individuals. For more information or to receive help call 1-800-744-7900 or 1-800-566-7636.