News

Entries for July 2018

There will be a slight change in the 2018-2019 school year. Wednesday - Grades 7-10 will meet 6-7pm. Updated Information Needed! Attention all families who will have children in grades K-10 during next school year (2018-19): We will be using a new registration program for Religious Education classes. It is VERY importa...

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Registration has started for the 2018/2019 school year! Our 3 year olds meet on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:45 am until 11:45 am Our 4 year olds meet on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8:45 am until 11:45 am We are an accredited Music Together Preschool. Both classes receive a 30 minute structured music class once a week...

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The next Baptism Preparation meeting for those parents who wish to have their children baptized is scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel. Please call the Parish Office (872-0200) to pre-register.

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We have renewed our Catholic Community subscription to FORMED.ORG for all parishioners of St. Bernard and St. Matthew.  There is a great amount of new content and you can now use an iPhone App to access your account after you register (Android App coming soon).  To register for your account, click here. For detailed instructi...

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Please consider supporting the Catholic Community of St. Bernard & St. Matthew by using our EFT option for one-time and recurring donations. It is a simple and secure process and makes it easier for all our parishioners to support the stewardship mission.  No more envelopes or last-minute check writing! Parishioners who use th...

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Going on Vacation? Use the website www.masstimes.org to find the location and Mass times of the Church nearest your destination.  
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St. Matthew & St. Bernard Churches are working with local organizations to collect school supplies for low income kids. We are in need of the following items: 1 & 2 inch ring binders             Notebooks               # 2 pencils       ...

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Following Christ takes more than simply believing in him or doing what he asks of us. Jesus wants you to be more than just a believer – he wants you to be his disciple and friend.  Follow Me:  Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John is a guide to a personal encounter with Christ. You are invited to experience the joy of a rene...

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Altar Server Appreciation Party South Windsor Swim & Tennis Club Monday, July 30th 4:00pm—7:00pm As a way to show our appreciation for your dedicated service to our two parishes, all Altar Servers from St. Bernard & St. Matthew are invited to our Appreciation Swim Party & Cookout.  Please keep a look out...

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Pastor's Page
Dear Parishioners, I love the energy I sense as we enter the season of summer.  People are outdoors planting, mowing, building, walking, vacationing and just enjoying the beauty that the season offers.   The sights, sounds and smells of summer invigorates us and it’s evident in the many smiling faces that we encoun...

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Attention all St. Matthew Ministry Volunteers, the St. Matthew Parish Council will be hosting a thank you dinner in your honor! Please save the date! More details coming soon.  
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Next Gift Card Sale will be August 4th & 5th  
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4:00pm - Closing (9:00pm) Camille’s Wood Fired Pizza 23 Fieldstone Commons, Tolland A portion of the proceeds from all sales will be divided between the St. Matthew twinning program and the Fr. Joseph Network in Haiti. Come! Eat pizza and help our Haitian community at the same time!  

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The practice of requesting a Mass to be offered for a loved one – living or deceased – is a beautiful and wonderful part of our Catholic tradition.  Due to the increased number of Mass requests and the desire to allow as many parishioners and friends as possible to schedule Masses, the following guidelines will apply star...

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The Sanctuary Lamp located near the Tabernacle may be memorialized for a loved one. The donation is $25 and the Lamp will burn from Sunday to Saturday. The name of the deceased person will be mentioned in the bulletin. To have the Sanctuary Lamp burn in memory of someone, please call the Parish Office at (860) 872-0200.  

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Gift cards will be available for purchase after all Masses next weekend. Visit www.shopwithscrip.com to see all the gift cards available for purchase. Pick up will be July 14th & 15th.  

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St. Matthew Church Parish Hall To schedule an appointment visit us online at REDCROSSBLOOD.ORG Or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-773-2767)  
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August 20th - August 24th 9:00am - 11:30am St. Bernard Church Hall This year's theme:  “Hero Central...Discover Your Strength in God”  Pre-registration ends on July 10th. To pre-register or if you have questions, please call or email Kimberly at: (860) 875-0753 Ext 119 kimberly@saintberna...

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July in the Sky Fireworks July 10th  (Rain date July 11th) Join us at St. Bernard to view the fireworks at the best spot in Rockville. Bring your blankets and chairs. Hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, soda, ice cream for sale to support St. Bernard Preschool.  

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LPi, the company we use to print our bulletins, is sponsoring a contest to find the Best Bulletin! Winners will be chosen by the public. Anyone and everyone can vote for their favorite bulletin! The Catholic Community of St. Bernard & St. Matthew submitted bulletins in the following categories (names are shown as they are listed on...

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