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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Special Blessing for Pregnant Mothers

On Mother’s Day, May 8th, at the 10:30 am and 12:00 pm Masses, we will have a special recognition and blessing of parents who are expecting a child. Please contact the Rectory (949-2111) if you are planning to attend.


Upcoming Parish Meetings

¨ Divine Mercy Meeting, today, Sunday, May 1st at 1:30 pm in the gym. 

¨ Divine Infant Jesus, today, Sunday, May 1st at 1:30pm in the Guadalupe Room.

¨ Virgin of Guadalupe, Monday , May 2nd at 8:00pm in the Cafeteria.

¨ Ladies of Charity, Tuesday, May 3rd at 9:30am in Chapel Hall.


Religious Education Program

Reminder: First Holy Communion Practice


On Saturday May 7th, there will be a mandatory practice for all students receiving their First Holy Communion. The schedule for the practice is as follows:

·10:00 AM PRACTICE for 2nd grade students ONLY

·2:00 PM PRACTICE for 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students


First Holy Communion Date: Saturday May 14th, 2016



*Interested in ordering photos- please hand in the form & payment to the Religious Education Office


Registration 2016-2017


Registration for the 2016-2017 Religious Education Academic Year has begun. Registration will take place in the Religious Education office on Sunday mornings and Wednesday and Thursday evenings.


In September 2016, the Religious Education schedule will be as follows:


Sunday10:10am - 11:40am:

Levels 1, 2 & 3




Wednesday, 4:00pm - 5:30pm  

Levels 1,2,3,4,5 & 6  




Wednesday, 6:30pm - 8:00pm  

Levels 3,4,5 & RCIA Level 1 & 2  




Thursday, 7:00pm - 8:30pm  

Levels 6,7 & 8


Ascension Thursday

Thursday, May 5th is Ascension Thursday, a Holy Day of obligation. There will be a Mass at 9:00 am in Chapel Hall; and at 7:00 pm in English and 8:00 pm in Spanish in the gym.

This Friday, May 6th, is the First Friday of the Month. Please join the community at 8:30 pm for an hour of Prayer with Christ during the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament the Benediction. 


Family Life & Respect Life Office

Couples celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary anytime during 2016 are invited to attend the Annual Golden Wedding Jubilee Mass with Cardinal Dolan at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, Saturday, June 25th at 1:30pm or Sunday, June 26th at 2:00 pm. Pre-registration is required. The closing date to register for the Mass is Tuesday, May 24th. This event is sponsored by the Family Life & Respect Life Office of the Archdiocese of New York. For more information call 646-794-2188.


Memorial Mass at Mount Calvary Cemetery

An outdoor Mass will be celebrated at Mount Calvary Cemetery (575 Hillside Ave., White Plains, NY 10603) on Saturday, May 28th at 9:30 am. The Mass will be offered for all our beloved buried in the cemetery. For your comfort, please bring a lawn chair. If it rains, the Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist in White Plains.


Cardinal’s Appeal

Total Amount Pledged: $21,511

Total Amount in Payments: $14,032

It is not too late to make your gift, envelopes can be found in the back of the church. Please be as generous as you can. Thank you for your kind support.



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