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Entries for August 2017

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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New Class Schedule & Request for Teachers and Aides We have revised the class schedule for the Religious Education Year 2017-2018.  K-6 PROGRAM:   Class Date/Time Teachers Needed Aides Needed Monday        4:30 - 5:30pm  Grades 1,5,6 Grades 2,4...

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Pastor's Page - July & August
Dear Parishioners, The long-awaited summer has arrived and we welcome it with open arms!  The warm inviting temperatures and the much-deserved vacation time allows families the opportunity to slow down life’s hectic pace and enjoy time together.   Vacations do much more than afford us an opportunity to travel. ...

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Attention all families with children entering grades K-10 this Fall Religious Education registration will begin in September - details will be emailed in late August. It is very important that we have updated family contact information, especially email addresses.  If you are new to our church, have changed your email/contact i...

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Calling all Bakers & Shoppers: We’re seeking new recruits to update our list of volunteers willing to bake or purchase refreshments for various parish events throughout the year. About a week before an event we email a request and those who would like to contribute respond - so easy & no pressure! Volunteers bring items t...

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St. Matthew Church is so blessed to have Cynde Yaconiello celebrate her 25th anniversary working in our Faith Formation Office.  Cynde began working on August 15, 1992!  Since that time she has been instrumental in helping to form our Catholic faith in so many of our children.  May God bless her abundantly for all she ha...

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The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a blood drive with American Red Cross on Saturday, August 26th at St. Bernard Hall from 8:00am to 1:00pm.  Click here to register in advance.
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Annual School Supply Drives 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 &nbs...

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Youth Group - Hartford Yard Goats Game Sunday, August 20th This trip is open to students in grades 7-12 and recently graduated seniors. We will leave St. Bernard's parking lot by bus at 12:30pm and return around 5:30pm. The cost of the trip is $25. Please email Hilary Brady at youth@saintbernardchurch.org to reserve you...

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Mission Appeal Weekends August 12th & 13th at St. Matthew August 19th & 20th at St. Bernard Fr. Michael Shanahan, ss.cc., will be speaking at all the Masses at St. Matthew and St. Bernard (on their respective Mission Appeal Weekend) on behalf of the missionary work of his community, the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts o...

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Haiti Special Guest Movie Night Wednesday, August 16th     7:00pm - 9:30pm St. Matthew Parish Hall We're blessed to have Father Joseph Philippe joining us from Haiti. Father Philippe founded Haiti's Fonkoze micro-lending institution, the Fondwa Peasant’s Association, University of Fondwa, a ch...

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