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HARMONY

Have you ever known a moment when, just for a brief instant, you felt that all was right with the world? It is just such a moment, stretched into eternity, that the writer of Isaiah describes in this Sunday's reading: the perfection of everything, centered in God's spirit, where knowledge, justice, and awe in God's prescence reign. In such a paradise, everyone sees eye to eye and thinks in harmony with each other, as Saint Paul describes in his letter to the Romans. Even animals with a natural animosity toward one another coexist peacefully. John the Baptist understood that such harmonious relationships do not simply happen. They are the fruit of living in right relationship with God and others.
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POINSETTIA MEMORIALS & TRIBUTES
Extended Deadline: Wednesday, 12/14


St. Bernardine Parish invites you to make the gift of a Christmas Poinsettia dedicated to the memory of or in thanksgiving for loved ones. Poinsettia plants will adorn our worship space throughout the holiday season. A contribution of $15 or more is being asked for each tribute. To request a plant, please pick up a form at the back of the church or from the Parish Office. Forms and payment are due by Wednesday, December 14. Limited quantities available, first come, first served.  Forms can be dropped off in the Parish Office or in the Mass collection baskets.

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FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
Thursday, December 8th

Masses will take place at 6:30 AM & 8:30 AM that day.

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ADOPT A FAMILY

This Christmas, St Bernardine will join other area parishes and participate in the Catholic Charities Guadalupe Community Center - Adopt A Family Program. Over the past 32 years, St. Bernardine parishioners have shared the joy of Christmas with less fortunate families in our community.

Justice and Peace volunteers will be available after all the Masses the weekends of December 11 and 18 to provide information and accept donations of money or toys. Approximately 300 families are currently registered to receive gift cards and toys. Please consider donating and thank you.
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ADVENT PENANCE SERVICE

Confessions will take place on Tuesday, December 13,
from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM in the church.

Extended confession hours will take place on
Saturday, December 17 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM in the church.

There will be no confessions on Saturday, December 24th.
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SIMBANG GABI

Join us as we celebrate Simbang Gabi, a Filipino tradition on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 7:00 PM here at St. Bernardine of Siena.


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FAITH FORMATION


Parents, please plan to join us for the Christmas Faith Celebration on December 13 at 4:45 pm. This will be the last class before our Christmas break. We hope to see you there.

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Are you in 6th, 7th or 8th Grade?  Join us on Tuesdays at 4pm in
September for Middle School Faith Formation Classes. 

Email Alejandra for more info youthministry@stbernardine.org

www.stbernardine.org

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FAITH FORMATION / 
ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

"THE CATHOLICISM SERIES"
7:00PM - 8:30PM WEDNESDAYS - PARISH HALL

The CATHOLICISM Film Series, Bishop Robert Barron presents,

Bob Nicholas hosts.

All sessions take place in the Parish Hall on Wednesdays from 7-8:30pm

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
NO SESSIONS

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
7:00-8:30 pm - "Pivotal Players" - St. John Henry Newman

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
7:00-8:30 pm - "Piviotal Players" - Fulton Sheen

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Are you being called to "Confirm" your Catholic faith?


If you are over 18 years old and have been baptized and received the sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist but have not received the sacrament of Confirmation, we offer the Adult Confirmation Process.

Please come to our Information/Orientation meeeting on Tuesday night, January 10, 2023, from 7-9 PM, in the Parish Hall. We will discuss our multi-session adult spiritual journey which will prepare you to be confirmed here at St. Bernardine in April 2023.

If interested, please complete and return the enrollment forms at "Adult Confirmation" on this site. For any questions, contact Bob Nicholas (818) 340-2087 or bnicholas@stbernardine.org. Won't you join us!

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Thursday, December 1 & 8 2022
NO SESSIONS

Thursday, December 15, 2022
PREMIER - Season Three, Episode 1

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PARISH PROTOCOLS

  • Masks are strongly recommended, but not required, for all persons, regardless of vaccine status, to attend Mass or other church events. 
  • Parishioners are asked to assess their health prior to coming to Mass. If you feel sick, please refrain from attending Mass.
  • Chairs are available outside the church for those individuals who wish to remain outdoors.
     
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers will be at the doors.
     
  • Restrooms are open to the public.
     
  • Confessions are on Saturdays from 9AM - 10AM in the church. 
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STREAMING INFORMATION:

http://facebook.com/StBofSiena
or

https://www.youtube.com/c/StBernardineofSienaCatholicParish1962
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STAY INFORMED
 WEEKLY PARISH EMAIL

Our parish utilizes Constant Contact as a form of communication to send weekly emails  and updates to parishioners. If you would like to receive these emails, please call the Parish Office at  (818) 888-8200 or send an email to Cathy Barkes at cdbarkes@stbernardine.org.

If you have provided us with your email address and are not receiving the Constant Contant emails, please check your SPAM/JUNK or bulk email folder first to see if the emails are there.  You can change your settings to get them into your regular inbox.  If you wish to discontinue receiving emails, please send an email with the message "Unsubscribe." 


Here is a link to this week's 
newsletter: Constant Contact

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Mission Statement:

Our Parish
We, the parish family of St. Bernardine of Siena, 
as members of the body of Christ,
are committed to live out the Gospel.

We are called to worship God
and grow in our relationship with Him.

We are called to serve Him
by reaching out in loving service to others.

We come together to pray, to build community,
and to celebrate and share God's gifts to us.

                                                                                          

 



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ORDINARY TIMES

Weekdays: Mon-Fri, 6:30am &  
8:30am. 


Saturday Vigil: 5:00pm Streamed live

Sunday: 7:00am, 8:30am,10:00am, 11:30am & 5:00pm

STREAMING INFORMATION:
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or

https://www.youtube.com/c/StBernardineofSienaCatholicParish1962

 

MARRIAGES & FUNERALS - Please contact Jean Sampson at (818) 888-7073 to schedule.

BAPTISMS & BAPTISM CLASSES - . Please contact Emily Lapp at
(818) 888-8200 to schedule.


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