From the Pastor

Dec 8th, 2018 by Parish Office

2nd Sunday of Advent

My Dear St. Bernadette Family,

On the Second Sunday of Advent we always hear John the Baptist calling us to repent. Clearly, if we are to journey to God or prepare for Christ’s coming, we must make some changes. Repentance is that awareness of the need to make some changes and the desire to do so.

John tells us that the evidence of repentance is to be found in “good fruit.” This good fruit is found in deeds such as the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. This holiday season, people seem to instinctively know this. Many charities are busy and people are generous. Perhaps He is closer than we think.

Advent is not really about a brief time of preparation, but changes in our life and in our world that allow His light to shine. Those good deeds must become a part of our everyday lives and the fruit will be a “culture of life.”

We pray for our world, country, church and family that our good fruits will abound!

With love,

Fr. Tom

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Important Dates

  • Important Dates!

    • Our Lady of Guadalupe mass and potluck breakfast – 8 am Wednesday, December 12th.
    • Out of Silence concert, featuring the instrumental soloist of the St. Bernadette Chamber Ensemble. A night of stories and music.  Sunday December 16 at 7 pm.
    • Sign up for religious education or draw closer to the Lord in Bible Study / Formation.
    • Memorial Wall:  Would you like to honor a loved one who has passed on?  You can dedicate a tile with their name on our Memorial Wall in the vestibule. Contact the parish office.
    • St. Kateri Mass: All are welcome! 12:00 Noon on Sunday in St. Bernadette Church
    • Biblical and Catechetical School!
    • Plenty going on this week! Please see the church calendar for more details!

    See the Church Bulletin, or contact the Parish office for more details!

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