From the Pastor

Nov 16th, 2019 by Parish Office

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

My Dear St. Bernadette Family,

Jesus invites us to act out of confidence in Him instead of fear. When we act out of our fears, we often act in a way that is focused on our own well being, whether that is survival or safety, comfort or control. When we can trust in Him, we know that all will be well and we are then free to act with love seeking survival, safety and comfort for others.

In Jesus’ teaching he acknowledges we will see terrible sights and experience awesome sights and signs. Our faith allows us to interpret these things correctly. While lack of faith might see chaos, faith tells us that out of the chaos, God has created and out of death, God gives life.

Malachi speaks of the “sun of justice” which will heal. We now know this is the Son of God and his justice will have the last word.

With love,

Fr. Tom

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RSS Today’s Readings

  • Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time November 19, 2019
    Reading 1 2 Mc 6:18-31 Eleazar, one of the foremost scribes, a man of advanced age and noble appearance, was being forced to open his mouth to eat pork. But preferring a glorious death to a life of defilement, he spat out the meat, and went forward of his own accord to the instrument of […]

Important Dates

  • Important Dates!

    Archbishop's review and promise
    • Bake Sale! The Altar and Rosary society is sponsoring a bake sale and we are requesting donations of baked goods from parishioners.  The baking can be delivered to the gym as early as 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, or Sunday morning.   Thank you so much for your help and participation!
    • St Bernadette’s Annual Turkey BINGO.  Mark your calendars for November 23, 2019.  Join us for a great night of fun,  food and BINGO!
    • American Sign Language (ASL) on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in Doherty Hall from September 9 to April 27.  There is no charge for the class.  Please call the parish office to register.
    • Sign up for religious education or draw closer to the Lord in Bible Study / Formation.
    • St. Kateri Mass: All are welcome! 12:00 Noon on Sunday in St. Bernadette Church
    • Plenty going on this week! Please see the church calendar for more details!

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