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Entries for June 2018

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, July 10th 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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Save the Date - Vacation Bible School is coming to St. Bernard Church! August 20th - 24th Watch the bulletin for more details!  
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Some background information on the Online Giving program available at both St. Matthew Church & St. Bernard Church: What is Online Giving? Online Giving is a direct payment program whereby your contribution is debited automatically from your checking, savings, or credit card account into your Church's bank account. What a...

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The Gospel of John shows us that God became like us: he became a man so that we could become like him and grow closer to him. The Great Adventure Bible study program, Follow Me:  Meeting Jesus in the Gospel of John is your guide to a personal encounter with Christ. Join us! Class dates:  Monday 8:45AM or Monday 7:00PM ...

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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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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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Pastor's Page - June
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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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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Please consider bringing a non perishable food item with you to Mass next weekend. Items will be donated to the Tolland Food Pantry. If you are making a donation to the food pantry by check, please make the check payable to “Tolland Food Pantry”.  Thank you for your generosity!  

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It’s Not Too Early! Teacher/Aide sign up boards for the 2018-19 school year are posted on the whiteboards at the entrance to the parish center. If you are being called to teach or aide, please stop in to write in your name for the grade, date and time. We do provide training!  If you have any questions, please contac...

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Gift cards will be available for pick up after all Masses. Next gift card sale will be July 7th & 8th.  
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Prayer, Dinner, & Fundraiser Save the Persecuted Christian Friday, June 15th St. Bernard Church Pope Francis has said ”We must not resign ourselves to thinking of the Middle East without Christians”. With the help of The Ladies Guild, the Rockville Knights of Columbus Council 4122 (St. Bernard and St. Joseph...

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Location:  Home of Georgette Pollard Please bring a small casserole or dessert to share. Car pooling is encouraged. Questions, call Georgette at (860) 875-7869. Hope to see you all! After our “picnic”, next year’s agenda will be discussed.  

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The next Haiti Outreach meeting is scheduled for: Monday, June 11th at 6:00pm in the St Matthew Church Hall. We look forward to seeing you there!  
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Join us this Tuesday for the concluding prayer service for our Novena to St. Peregrine. Prayer booklets will be available for those who were unable to attend the first day.  You can begin on day 9, and pray the other days on your own. Refreshments after the prayer service in the parish hall. Prayer requests may be added to an inte...

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