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Tai Chi Classes (FREE!) Want to improve your balance? Want to prevent falls? Want to improve focus peacefully?  Come join us for Tai Chi classes, a slow-moving meditative exercise that combines stress reduction, focus, balance and muscle control.  Research has shown that Tai Chi, a very low-impact balance and mental agility e...

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PICKLEBALL                  The parish is prepared to host Pickleball in our gymnasium. For those interested in playing, please call David D’Arcangelo at (918) 810-0058  

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Volunteer Ministry Fair Aug 12-13 weekend before and after Masses. It's all about stewardship! It's in giving that we receive! Come see what opportunities there are for your talents! All departments of the parish will be represented.  Come browse the tables, sign up and see how you can contribute and benefit from giving yo...

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Bernardfest Bernardfest is coming Sunday, Aug 20 after the 5pm Mass.  The K of C will be grilling up burgers and dogs for us.  There will be bingo, a Bible Trivia contest (both with prizes!), a water balloon fight for the younger kids and a scavenger hunt for the older kids. Clarivaux Club will be hosting an ice cream sundae ...

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Day of Caring Sign ups sheets will be available after Mass this weekend.  Day of caring is from 9-noon on August 26th.  Volunteers are needed to ready the classrooms for the school year, clean various other areas, and other minor fix-up jobs. Donuts and coffee are provided in the morning and a lunch will be provided at noon! ...

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Eucharistic Minister Training is HERE!   All EM's, new and existing need to take a 1-hour session offered at 1pm or 7pm on the following Mondays and Wednesdays in the church.  Dcns Lamar and Johnson will be providing training.  You need only attend one 1-hour session.   July 24    1 pm or...

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Diocese of Tulsa Pastoral Studies Institute Fall 2017 Credit Course   You may take this class for 3 hours college credit @ $183 OR audit the class for free   Pastoral Ministry Degree (30 hours) Newman University, in cooperation with the Pastoral Studies Institute, offers this degree in Pastoral Mini...

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Volunteer Ministry Fair Aug 12-13 weekend before and after Masses. It's all about stewardship! It's in giving that we receive! Come see what opportunities there are for your talents! All departments of the parish will be represented.  Come browse the tables, sign up and see how you can contribute and benefit from giving yo...

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Bernardfest Bernardfest is coming Sunday, Aug 20 after the 5pm Mass.  The K of C will be grilling up burgers and dogs for us.  There will be bingo, a Bible Trivia contest (both with prizes!), a water balloon fight for the younger kids and a scavenger hunt for the older kids. Clarivaux Club will be hosting an ice cream sundae ...

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Day of Caring Sign ups sheets will be available after Mass this weekend.  Day of caring is from 9-noon on August 26th.  Volunteers are needed to ready the classrooms for the school year, clean various other areas, and other minor fix-up jobs. Donuts and coffee are provided in the morning and a lunch will be provided at noon! ...

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Eucharistic Ministry Training Coming soon! Training session for new and existing Eucharistic Ministers. Training will be an hour or less. Sessions will be held both during the day and the evening. Stay tuned for more info.  No need to sign up; just pick a session and come!

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REV. ROBERT N. SHERRY   Father Sherry grew up in Holy Angles Parish in Aurora, Illinois, and attended St. Meinrad Seminary in Indiana and St. Paul Seminary in Minnesota. Ordained in 1966 as a priest for the Diocese of Rockford he earned a Masters in Religious Education in 1975 from Loyola University in Chicago and a Doctor of M...

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ST BERNARD’S BUS PILGRIMAGE TO OKC BEATIFICATION OF FR. STANLEY ROTHER   September 23, 2017   6:30 am—6:30 pm (approximately)   Cost: About $25 plus a self-paid lunch   Final details for itinerary and cost are forthcoming.   Sign up by July 16  at the table in the ...

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St. Michael Catholic Radio Novena Challenge  This is an invitation to listen to St. Michael Catholic Radio (94.9 FM) for nine days in your car, on a walk, run, or while cooking at home, and to pray the St. Michael Novena for the protection and conversion of souls each day. Discover the transformation that Catholic Radio can have on ...

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The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run                              7pm, Tuesday, Aug. 8 , in the community room: The men and women of St. Bernard’s are invited to join in a ...

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    PEACE &  JUSTICE WEBSITE: The Peace & Justice Ministry has a new website which can be found on the parish website or at stbernardspeaceandjustice.org. The site has news, activities, a calendar of events and volunteer opportunities. Check it out!             ...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUNG ADULT NEWS Mark your Calendar:   Theology on Tap(18-39): July 11th, 7-9 PM McNellies(1st & Elgin) *Childcare provided at the Church of the Madalene   NextGen Service Day @ Catholic Charities: Saturday, July 15th, 9:00-11:00am *Children are welcome, make sure to RSVP on ...

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VETS COMFORT DRIVE                 The Knights of Columbus St. John Paul II Assembly is hosting a Veterans Comfort drive from June 25th to July 9th.  We are asking for toiletry items and books and magazines.  Boxes will be in the Commons and at the Wes...

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RCIA SPONSORS NEEDED! Please email or call Christine in the parish office if you are interested. It’s a great way to learn more about your own faith while accompanying another on his or her journey.  

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PEACE &  JUSTICE WEBSITE: The Peace & Justice Ministry has a new website which can be found on the parish website or at stbernardspeaceandjustice.org. The site has news, activities, a calendar of events and volunteer opportunities. Check it out!  

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SECOND COLLECTION: The second collection this weekend is for Peter’s Pence, which supports the charitable works of the Pope to reach out to those suffering around the world.  
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The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run                      7pm, Tuesday, Aug. 8 , in the Community Room: The men and women of St. Bernard’s are invited to join in a discussion of the  biography on F...

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MUSIC NOTES                 "Whoever gives water to the little ones for my sake is a disciple".  Music this week tries to underline the theme of discipleship:  "They'll Know We Are Christians" and "Love Divine". All ou...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS Our Youth Group is for all the youth of our parish and friends.  Middle School is for 5th through 8th grade and High School is for 9th through 12th grade. Sunday, June 25th  - High School Youth Group will meet at the Twiehaus’ from 6:30-9:00 for a Bonfire & S’mores. 9...

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BREAKFAST CEREALS are  needed by Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless.  Please bring cereals to St. Bernard’s Parish receptionist’s desk by 10:00 a.m. on any Tuesday. The cereals will help homeless people start their day with nourishing breakfast.  Thank you for your support.  

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUNG ADULT NEWS Mark your Calendar:   Theology on Tap(18-39): July 11th, 7-9 PM McNellies(1st & Elgin) *Childcare provided at the Church of the Madalene   Make sure to join the Facebook group: St. Bernard's Tulsa Young Adults & Check out our website: http://stb...

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POSTCARDS FOR FR. THOMAS                 As we, the parishioners of St. Bernard’s, go on vacation this summer, let’s help Fr. Thomas learn about USA geography and also about his parishioners:          &nb...

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MASS AND COMMUNION ETIQUETTE   One day, each of us will stand before the Lord for our personal judgment.  We will be longing to spend eternity praising God.  There will be an examination of our lives.  Wouldn’t it be great if, in our “re-run,” when we saw ourselves in Mass, we were praying, sing...

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PEACE &  JUSTICE COMMITTEE: Committee members will be attending Mass at the Burmese parish, Immaculate Heart of Mary, on Sunday, June 25th, to meet the pastor and parish leaders and learn more about the needs of the Burmese community in Tulsa.  

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Go Life-IT'S NOT TOO LATE If you have forgotten to return your baby bottle,                                                                           ...

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Let’s Make a “Going to Mass” Fashion Statement!   Do you think about proper dress before going to the Holy Sacrament of the Mass? Do you imagine what He sees? What others see? Could you be a distraction to others? Fashionistas insist you make a statement, but parishioners request that you do not.  ...

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BIRTHRIGHT                 How’s your “ summer-sorting ” going?? BIRTHRIGHT OF TULSA can help you! Donate Nice Clothing – infant to toddler. Call 918-481-4884. Drive to Warren Clinic, 6600 S Yale Ave. Drop off your donations! We&rsq...

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PRESCHOOL                 Preschool is currently enrolling students for the 2017-18 school year. If you are interested in enrolling your child in our preschool, please feel free to contact Barbara at 918-299-9432 for more information. You may also email me at bg...

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QEV LIFE AWARENESS                 Thinking about life or curious as to what life as a priest, sister, brother, or married life would be like?  Come to the QEV, Life Awareness Project, a weekend of intentional discernment about what God is calling you to do...

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There will be no daily Mass on June 20-22. Both Msgr. Gaalaas and Fr. Thomas will be attending an out of town meeting for the Provence. The Adoration schedule will continue as normal.
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ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS Our Youth Group is for all the youth of our parish and friends.  Middle School is for 5th through 8th grade and High School is for 9th through 12th grade.   No youth group this week due to TOTUS TUUS!!! *Refer to the Religious Education section for details.   No youth g...

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MUSIC NOTES                 This weekend we celebrate the infinite love and mystery of God!!  Notice all our opening and closing hymns refer to God in three persons.....and all sing of infinite love. And just for fun...... notice the numbering in our h...

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INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLICISM continues into June June 13, 20 and 27 You can still join us on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 pm in room G-6 for a short course in the essentials of the Catholic faith. This is a no-pressure, no-commitment introduction for non-Catholics and a good refresher for Catholics. Invite that curious person in y...

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GO LIFE                  On June 3 & 4, Go Life will be visiting St. Bernard of Clairvaux parish with our Fill the Baby Bottle Campaign.  Learn about our ministry and receive information on how you can help. Take a baby bottle home, fill it with...

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QEV LIFE AWARENESS                  Thinking about life or curious as to what life as a priest, sister, brother, or married life would be like?  Come to the QEV, Life Awareness Project, a weekend of intentional discernment about what God is calling you...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS Our Youth Group is for all the youth of our parish and friends.  Middle School is for 5th through 8th grade and High School is for 9th through 12th grade.   SUNDAY, 6/4, — High School Pool Party 6:30-9:00 P.M. Truong’s House, 11519 S. New Haven Ave. Tulsa , OK 74137...

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BLOOD DRIVE JUNE 18TH: St. Bernard’s is proud to sponsor our next blood drive with the American Red Cross on Sunday, June 18th, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. If you are healthy and eligible, please come out to donate. Most donations take about an hour, so book your appointment at the sign up table in back of the church, roll up your slee...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUNG ADULT NEWS Mark your Calendar: Social Event @ FLYING TEE Monday, June 5th, 7:00 P.M. 600 Riverwalk Terrace , Jenks, OK 74037 *An Evening of Golf, Food, & Fun! No experience necessary!   Theology on Tap(18-39): June 13th, 7-9 PM McNellies(1st & Elgin) *Childcare prov...

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  RCIA SPONSORS NEEDED Next time you pray, consider asking God if He is calling you to be an RCIA sponsor. We are looking for confirmed Catholics who are in good standing with the Church to help welcome and accompany those learning about the Catholic Faith. You don’t have to have all the answers, just a willingness to lis...

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Altar Server Formation & Training                  Holy Mass is the source and summit of our faith!  It is a privilege to serve at the altar, and those who serve should be well prepared.  Therefore, St. Bernard of Clairvaux is offering a new a...

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QEV LIFE AWARENESS                  Thinking about life or curious as to what life as a priest, sister, brother, or married life would be like?  Come to the QEV, Life Awareness Project, a weekend of intentional discernment about what God is calling you...

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GO LIFE                  On June 3 & 4, Go Life will be visiting St. Bernard of Clairvaux parish with our Fill the Baby Bottle Campaign.  Learn about our ministry and receive information on how you can help. Take a baby bottle home, fill it with...

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INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLICISM May 23 and 30, June 13, 20 and 27 Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 pm in room G-6 for a short course in the essentials of the Catholic faith. This is a no-pressure, no-commitment introduction for non-Catholics and a good refresher for Catholics. Invite that curious person in your life and come w...

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Altar Server Formation & Training                 Holy Mass is the source and summit of our faith!  It is a privilege to serve at the altar, and those who serve should be well prepared.  Therefore, St. Bernard of Clairvaux is offering a new altar s...

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Let’s Make a “Going to Mass” Fashion Statement!          Do you think about proper dress before going to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass? Do you think about what He sees? What others see? Could you be a distraction to others? Fashionistas insist you make a statement, but how do you...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS   Our Youth Group is for all the youth of our parish and friends.  Middle School is for 5th through 8th grade and High School is for 9th through 12th grade.   WEDNESDAY—7:30 - 9:00 P.M., Meeting on all Wednesdays,  “Bible Study”—Grades 7 through 1...

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PEACE & JUSTICE COMMITTEE: If you are interested in serving on the Peace & Justice Committee, please contact Dcn. Tim Sullivan at 918-299-9406.  The Committee focuses on 1) learning about the causes and solutions for poverty; 2) providing guidance for the direction of our Peace & Justice Ministry; 3) recruiting volunteers...

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Thanks to all those who participated in the Birthright of Tulsa second collection last weekend. If you missed this collection, you can mail your donation to Birthright to the Peace & Justice Office at St. Bernard’s, 4001 E 101st St., Tulsa OK 74137 or directly to Birthright at 6600 S Yale, Suite 1307, Tulsa OK 74136

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PLEASE CONSIDER ST. BERNARD’S IN YOUR ESTATE AND TRUST PLANNING
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RCIA SPONSORS NEEDED Next time you pray, consider asking God if He is calling you to be an RCIA sponsor. We are looking for confirmed Catholics who are in good standing with the Church to help welcome and accompany those learning about the Catholic Faith. You don’t have to have all the answers, just a willingness to listen and wa...

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Birthright of Tulsa appreciates your support for the Mothers Day second collection this weekend. All proceeds go to the mission of serving mothers struggling with pregnancy and parenting. Thank you. If you missed this collection, you can mail your donation to Birthright to the Peace & Justice Office at St. Bernard’s, 4001 E 101s...

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DON’T MISS THE PARTY OF THE CENTURY !!  www.christthekingcatholic.church Thursday, June 22nd Under the Big Beautiful Air-Conditioned Tent 5:15 – 9:30 pm …includes Mass, Street Party, Dining, Dancing, Enjoying Reservations $50 per person. (Oh my, what a deal!) Online ticket sales at www.christ...

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INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLICISM May 23 and 30, June 13, 20 and 27 Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 pm in room G-6 for a short course in the essentials of the Catholic faith. This is a no-pressure, no-commitment introduction for non-Catholics and a good refresher for Catholics. Invite that curious person in your life and come w...

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FATIMA CELEBRATION Please take note of a special spiritual enrichment opportunity Saturday, May 13, at St. Bernard’s Church in tribute to Our Lady of Fatima. What better way to begin Mother’s Day Weekend than to honor our Blessed Mother?   Mary first appeared to three young children in Fatima, Portugal, on May 13...

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INTRODUCTION TO CATHOLICISM May 23 and 30, June 13, 20 and 27 Join us on Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8:30 pm (room TBA) for a short course in the essentials of the Catholic faith. Discover Jesus at the heart of the Church. No pressure, no commitment introduction for non-Catholics and a good refresher for Catholics. Invite that curiou...

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Please support BIRTHRIGHT OF TULSA on MOTHERS DAY WEEKEND during the second collection May 13/14. This annual Mothers Day collection ensures the continuation of free services to women struggling with pregnancy or raising young toddlers. Your support for this wonderful ministry is greatly appreciated!  

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUNG ADULT NEWS Mark your Calendar: Theology on Tap 18-39 May 9th 7-9 PM McNellies(1st & Elgin) *Childcare provided at the Church of the Madalene   Make sure to join the Facebook group: St. Bernard's Tulsa Young Adults & Contact Kendall Seelie in the Youth & Young ...

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Thank you for your Annual Appeal efforts! Catholic Charities would like to thank the parishes for their efforts for our 2017 Annual Appeal. We know there are many, many second collections throughout the year and we love that you support Catholic Charities' mission to be Christ's merciful love to those who suffer in our diocese. I...

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Registration open for a special opportunity in June The Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery, 2200 South Lewis along with other professional staff - guide a three day event that enables you to awaken to the teachings of the early Church on praying with the scriptures.  The joy and mercy of God come alive as we are mindful of ...

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KAIROS                 Thanks to all who donated cookies, said prayers, and/or made placemats for the inmates participating in the Kairos four day retreat 4/20-23/17.  The volunteers supplied over 56,000 cookies with each of the 1,692 residents receiving a ...

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CBPW                 Catholic Business & Professional Women’s monthly dinner meeting will be held on Monday, May 1, 2017.    We will be honoring mothers during a mass at Christ the King's Mary Queen of Peace Chapel at 6:00 ...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 and th...

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SCOT ACTIVITIES: (MAY – JUNE 2017) by editor SCOT MISSION STATEMENT: To create and sustain a welcoming and joy-filled community for single, divorced and widowed Catholics. Be sure to find Single Catholics of Tulsa on Facebook, “like” us and you will get regular reminders of SCOT activities. If you h...

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Prayer for Vocations  Sunday, May 6th  Join us for Adoration in the Marian Chapel, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm  Pray Vespers with us at 4:30 pm followed by Benediction  St. Joseph Monastery 2200 S. Lewis Avenue stjosephmonastery.org 918-743-4223

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CELEBRATION OF FATIMA ANNIVERSARY                 On May 13, 1917, the Blessed Mother appeared for the first time to three shepherd children near Fatima, Portugal. Her message? Pray the rosary for world peace. In  honor of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady ...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUNG ADULT NEWS   Mark your Calendar:   *Tasting Event: Wine & Cheese Pairing 21 - Early 30’s April 27th 7 PM - 9 PM E-4 Meeting Room, St. Bernard’s   *Theology on Tap May 9th 7-9 PM McNellies(1st & Elgin)   Make sure to join the Facebook g...

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ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS   Our Youth Group is for all the youth of our parish and friends.  Middle School is for 5th through 8th grade and High School is for 9th through 12th grade.   WEDNESDAY—7:30 - 9:00 P.M., Meeting on all Wednesdays,  “Bible Study”—Grades 7 through 1...

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Novena of Divine Mercy and Sunday of Divine Mercy The novena begins today, Good Friday, and continues through this Saturday, April 22. It consists in praying for a special intention, given by Our Lord to St. Faustina, through the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. See this link for the prayers: https://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/mercy/novena.htm ...

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CELEBRATION OF FATIMA ANNIVERSARY                 On May 13, 1917, the Blessed Mother appeared for the first time to three shepherd children near Fatima, Portugal. Her message? Pray the rosary for world peace. In  honor of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady ...

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Prayer Service at Calvary Cemetery                  Calvary Cemetery will host a Memorial Prayer Service on the 3rd Thursday of each month during daylight saving time (March-October) at our Mausoleum Chapel, 91st & S. Harvard at 5:40 PM. The p...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 and th...

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DIOCESAN WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY DAY OF REFLECTION  MAY 3, 2017  9:00am - 1:30pm CHURCH OF THE MADALENE                  All women of the Diocese are invited to share the morning with Fr. John O'Neill, Associate Pastor at Church of S...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                  St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 ...

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Easter Basket Blessing.                  The traditional blessing will be at 2:00PM on Holy Saturday , April 15 in the Community Room.  Please bring cookies or treat to share.  

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DIOCESAN WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY DAY OF REFLECTION  MAY 3, 2017  9:00am - 1:30pm CHURCH OF THE MADALENE                   All women of the Diocese are invited to share the morning with Fr. John O'Neill, Associate Pastor at Churc...

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                 The Kairos prison ministry team seeks prayers and “cookie” support once again.  Cookie donation boxes and paper prayer strips are in the Commons area.  As a sign of your prayer support, please sign your name on a strip of the paper and leave it in the bask...

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Pope names Msgr. Mueggenborg as auxiliary bishop for Seattle
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CELEBRATION OF FATIMA ANNIVERSARY                  On May 13, 1917, the Blessed Mother appeared for the first time to three shepherd children near Fatima, Portugal. Her message? Pray the rosary for world peace. In  honor of the 100th anniversary of Our...

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TENEBRAE                  Tenebrae - Palm Sunday night at Holy Family Cathedral The Latin word tenebrae means ‘shadows’ and refers first of all to the fact that Tenebrae is celebrated at the Cathedral, in the shadows of Lent, as the li...

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Easter Basket Blessing.                  The traditional blessing will be at 2:00PM on Holy Saturday , April 15 in the Community Room.  Please bring cookies or treat to share.

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LIVING STATIONS OF THE CROSS                  On April 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Confirmation Candidates will lead the Living Stations of the Cross for the parish.  We are extending an invitation to everyone to come and participate in this very special even...

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LENTEN PARISH PENANCE SERVICE 7:00 P.M. on APRIL 4 Dads and Moms—Bring your children to the Penance Service, especially the 2nd graders who may have only been once. We will have 8 priests in the church to hear confessions and help everyone get ready for Easter. Join us!![ ]

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Ten Commandments Hike: Would you like to visit the historic downtown Tulsa churches and hear about one of the Ten Commandments at each stop? Everyone is welcome, all ages and all faiths. The hike starts at First United Methodist Church on April 29th at 8am. $7 advanced registration includes lunch and a patch. Sponsored by the Catholi...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 and th...

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NURSERY                 We are accepting applications for nursery attendants. Please contact the parish office at 918 299-9406 and  ask to speak with Mike or Gabby for more information or to submit an application.

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LIVING STATIONS OF THE CROSS                 On April 9, at 6:30 p.m., the Confirmation Candidates will lead the Living Stations of the Cross for the parish.  We are extending an invitation to everyone to come and participate in this very special event.&nbs...

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DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute April Classes (Both Classes are free)       Introduction to Apologetics This class will serve as an introduction to Catholic apologetics, focusing especially on how Catholics can respond to questions raised by Christian Fundamentalism. Days & Ti...

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Parents, future students, alumni and friends of St. Thomas More in Norman: You are invited to our first OU NIGHT IN TULSA to hear about Catholic Campus Ministry at  the University of Oklahoma. All are welcome, reservations are requested.  Refreshments will be served. Monday, April 10th at 6:30 p.m. at The Parish of Christ th...

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DIOCESAN WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY            DAY OF REFLECTION                   MAY 3, 2017                9:00am - 1:30pm ...

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CARMELITE                 Do you think you might have a religious vocation, but feel committed to remaining in the secular world?  Have you ever considered Carmelite spirituality?  Do you feel drawn to a deeper spirituality, and want to know more about...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 and th...

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WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT                 This past week Chantal Pixley received the Woman of Achievement award from  the Tulsa Catholic Council of Women. This recognition is for the women of our diocese who exemplary live out the life of Christian service, in h...

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The University of Tulsa Newman Center is eagerly anticipating the annual St. Philip Neri Society Gala on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The dinner will be held on The University of Tulsa’s campus.  We appreciate your support, and hope you will help strengthen our mission and applaud Kathy for her marvel...

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  Holy Week *Palm Sunday, April 9, blessing of the palms, all Masses. *Chrism Mass, Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., Holy Family Cathedral, blessing of the Holy Oils. *Holy Thursday, April 13, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 p.m., in the church. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament   till 10:00 p.m., chapel. ...

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ST. BERNARD ACTS RETREATS                 Please note that the date of the men’s ACTS weekend has been rescheduled from what was previously announced due to a conflict at our retreat site. The men’s retreat will be July 20-23 at the Univers...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 and th...

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CARMELITE                 Do you think you might have a religious vocation, but feel committed to remaining in the secular world?  Have you ever considered Carmelite spirituality?  Do you feel drawn to a deeper spirituality, and want to know more about...

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Don't forget this weekend to set you clocks forward one hour Saturday night before you go to bed!
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KOC PANCAKE BREAKFAST                 Please join the Knights of Columbus on Sunday, March 5 between 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. for a delicious pancake, sausage, eggs, fruit, coffee and juice breakfast. Proceeds go to support KOC initiatives.    &n...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                  St. Bernard’s Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be Saturday, May 13th – 6pm at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $100 each, which includes dinner for one, music by The Grady Nichols Band, 99 drawings for $100 ...

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Holy Week *Palm Sunday, April 9, blessing of the palms, all Masses. *Chrism Mass, Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., Holy Family Cathedral, blessing of the Holy Oils. *Holy Thursday, April 13, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 p.m., in the church. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament   till 10:00 p.m., chapel. *Good Fri...

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B. D. Tidmore, who has attended Mass in our parish during the time of his formation, has petitioned Bishop Konderla for ordination into the Order of the Diaconate on June 17 of this year. If anyone in the parish has serious concerns regarding 1) his suitability for orders, 2) his ability to exercise a diaconal ministry or 3) his intention...

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LENTEN MISSION– MARCH 13-15                 As early as the 3rd century, Christians started to sign themselves with a cross. Eighteen centuries later, we continue the practice of making the sign of the cross when we start to pray, when we celebrate the sac...

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  Holy Week *Palm Sunday, April 9, blessing of the palms, all Masses. *Chrism Mass, Tuesday, April 11, 5:30 p.m., Holy Family Cathedral, blessing of the Holy Oils. *Holy Thursday, April 13, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 p.m., in the church. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament   till 10:00 p.m., chapel. ...

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  Weekly Activities: *Friday’s in Lent —A simple Lenten meal will be  prepared and served at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room each Friday. Afterwards, Stations of the Cross and Benediction will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the church.   LENTEN REGULATIONS Those between the ages of 18 and 59 are to fast ...

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Diocese of Tulsa Free March Classes From: Mary Malcom Sent: Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 10:54 am To: mjstich@stbernardstulsa.org DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute March Classes     St. Thomas on the Passion During this season of lent we will look at reflections of St. Thomas and the Church Fa...

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CLAIRVAUX CLUB -the ministry of all ladies of the parish February Gathering, FEB 20                  Our guest will be Tarah Warren, a cancer survivor. Out of her chemotherapy experience, she founded Tenaciously Teal  (...

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COOKING UP COMPASSION                 Please join us for Cooking up Compassion, an annual event to increase funding for Catholic Charities. The Mardi Gras-themed party features appetizers from the area's most prominent chefs. A live auction feature...

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Final Information Night on the Deacon Program                 In September the Diaconate Office for the Diocese of Tulsa will begin an Aspirancy Class to introduce men to the spiritual formation necessary for ordination as permanent deacons. If you think that Go...

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OPERATION RICE BOWL: This Lenten project is a six-week family program which combines prayer, fasting, education and alms-giving. Materials will be distributed too the RE students for family participation. Other parishioners may obtain information in the commons. Collections will be taken up on Sundays during Lent. Empty your rice bowls an...

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  Sign up for RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE continues today. St. Bernard’s Blood Drive is Sunday, February 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please sign up in the back of church. Due to the number and severity of winter storms around the country, the Red Cross is in desperate need of blood. Blood donors receive a $5 gift card from th...

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Our Diocesan annual appeal is next weekend, February 18th and 19th. Many of you will be receiving a letter this week in the mail, or an email, where you can donate in advance online. Or you’ll have the opportunity to donate next weekend here at the parish. Whether you’ve given in the past, or you’d be a first-time giver,...

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CLAIRVAUX CLUB                  February Gathering, Feb 20  Our guest will be Tarah Warren, a cancer survivor. Out of her chemotherapy experience, she founded Tenaciously Teal  ( www.tteal.org ), After sharing...

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ANNUAL TULSA HANDBELL INVITATIONAL-                  The Handbell Choir of St. Bernards will be participating in a citywide Handbell Concert hosted by First Methodist Church in downtown Tulsa on Saturday, March 4 at Noon.  Attendance is free.  Please...

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LENTEN MISSION– MARCH 12-15                 As early as the 3rd century, Christians started to sign themselves with a cross. Eighteen centuries later, we continue the practice of making the sign of the cross when we start to pray, when we celebrate the sac...

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Pilgrimage to Rome and the Ordination of Deacon-Elect Vince Fernandez September 23-30, 2017   You are invited by the Fernandez family to join Fr. Archie Fernandez on a pilgrimage to Rome the week of September 23-30, 2017. This pilgrimage will include the Pontifical North American College Ordination of Deacon-elect Vince Fern...

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The 7th annual Saint Mary Tennis Classic, benefitting the School of Saint Mary, is scheduled for Friday, April 7th, at Case Tennis Center at LaFortune Park, 5302 South Hudson Avenue.  Tournament format includes ladies doubles competition in 6.0, 7.0, and 8.0 combined divisions; light breakfast, lunch, and prizes provided.  ...

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~~33 DAYS TO MORNING GLORY  Do you desire a closer relationship to Jesus? How about letting Jesus' Mom assist you in growing closer to her Son. The Parishes of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Tulsa and Saint Clement of Rome, Bixby will co-host Father Gaitley's do-it-yourself retreat, 33 Days to Morning Glory beginning ...

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~~STOP! IN THE NAME OF LOVE   When the constant battle with food affects every aspect of your life, and you reach the realization that ONLY God can set you free, THEN you are more than ready to let Him.  "LESS IS MORE" is a spiritual support group based on finding freedom through the sacraments and prayer.  ...

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~~LENTEN MISSION– MARCH 12-15  As early as the 3rd century, Christians started to sign themselves with a cross. Eighteen centuries later, we continue the practice of making the sign of the cross when we start to pray, when we celebrate the sacraments, and when we enter a church. Done so often and usually out of habit, has this...

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~~CHOCOLATE LOVERS’ FESTIVAL  Next Sunday, February 12, we will have a giant chocolate bake sale after all of the morning Masses.  We are asking anyone who wants to bring cookies, cakes, candy, etc.  The confirmation candidates will man the bake sale with Erin Clifton.  This is a long-time tradition for the Reli...

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Guidelines for Decorations in the Marian Chapel/Columbarium*   It is very understandable that family members and friends will want to place decorations in the Marian Chapel near the niches of their loved ones on significant dates, such as birthdays and wedding anniversaries.   In an attempt to accommodate this laudab...

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~~RETROUVAILLE  Your marriage can be healed  – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) simply means 'rediscovery'. The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage. Many couples in conflict and/or headed for divorce have successfully saved their...

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~~LENTEN MISSION– MARCH 12-15  As early as the 3rd century, Christians started to sign themselves with a cross. Eighteen centuries later, we continue the practice of making the sign of the cross when we start to pray, when we celebrate the sacraments, and when we enter a church. Done so often and usually out of habit, has this...

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~~MUSIC NOTES  The theme of the Old Testament reading (Seek the Lord in the remnant of Israel) is found in some of our Octavos this weekend...."A Place at the Table", "One at the Feast", "Seek the Lord", and "Gather in the Outcast". The theme of New Testament reading (The Beatitudes) is found ...

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~~TEEN ACTS  Thank you to all who supported the Teen ACTS retreat. Especially Msgr. Gaalaas, who devoted time to the planning and was present multiple times during the retreat.  Also to the entire church staff who was helpful in getting ready for the retreat, the parents of retreatants and team, the ACTS CORE team, the ACTS mus...

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~~TRIVIAFEST 2017 - MARDI GRAS STYLE  Mark your calendars for St. Bernard’s “Triviafest 2017 - Mardi Gras Style  on Saturday, February 18 at 7 p.m. in the gym.  The New Orleans carnival atmosphere will be adorned with purple, green and gold beads and masks as each table ponders their answers in lively competiti...

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~~ Less is More   When the constant battle with food, affects every aspect of your life, and you reach the realization that ONLY God can set you free THEN you are more than ready to let Him.  LESS IS MORE is a spiritual support group based on finding freedom through the sacraments, scripture, and prayer.  This is NOT...

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~~PLEASE CONSIDER ST. BERNARD’S IN YOUR ESTATE AND TRUST PLANNING
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~~BASKETBALL FEBRUARY STYLE  KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP Championship is open to all boys and girls in our community. Free throw contest will be in the gym on following dates: Feb. 15 from 5:30PM to 6:30PM Feb 19 from 6:00PM to 7:30 PM Feb 22 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM Winner of each age group(boys and girls) will ...

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~~COUPLE TO COUPLE.  Natural Family Planning Classes Begin February 19, 2017 at St. John's Medical Center. Couple to Couple League (CCL) offers classes in Natural Family Planning (NFP). CCL offers a natural way to postpone or achieve pregnancy while following the teachings of the Catholic Church. It is based on awareness of a wo...

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~~TRIVIAFEST 2017 - MARDI GRAS STYLE  Mark your calendars for St. Bernard’s “Triviafest 2017 - Mardi Gras Style “ on Saturday, February 18 at 7 p.m. in the gym.  The New Orleans carnival atmosphere will be adorned with purple, green and gold beads and masks as each table ponders their answers in lively competi...

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~~33 DAYS TO MORNING GLORY  Do you desire a closer relationship to Jesus? How about letting Jesus' Mom assist you in growing closer to her Son. The Parishes of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, Tulsa and Saint Clement of Rome, Bixby will co-host Father Gaitley's, MIC do-it-yourself retreat, 33 Days to Morning Glory begin...

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~~LENTEN MISSION– MARCH 12-15  As early as the 3rd century, Christians started to sign themselves with a cross. Eighteen centuries later, we continue the practice of making the sign of the cross when we start to pray, when we celebrate the sacraments, and when we enter a church. Done so often and usually out of habit, has this...

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~~WHITE MASS  Bishop Konderla will offer a White Mass for physicians on Saturday evening, March 4, 2017, to which all the physicians of eastern Oklahoma are invited. The Mass will be celebrated at the Saint Francis Hospital chapel at 5 pm with a reception to follow. Doctors are invited to wear their white coats. Spouses are invited....

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~~ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE CELEBRATES ANNUAL WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY  Tulsa congregations, representing several Christian (Catholic and Protestant) denominations, will come together for an Ecumenical Celebration of the Word of God on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  The service, which will be held as part of the area&r...

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~~ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE  All parents of school-aged children are invited to attend All Saints’ Open House on Sunday, January 29th from 1pm-4pm. All Saints is a co-ed elementary and middle school. Our goal is to provide a first rate Catholic education to children in pre-K through 8th grade in a safe, loving envi...

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~~THEO 4023:   Theology and Methods of Ministry This course offers a foundational theology of ministry as rooted in Baptism.  Particular focus will be given to the role of the Laity in ministry and various types of ministry will be explored.  This course will provide the experience and formation necessary for studen...

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https://www.facebook.com/BishopDavidKonderla/videos/1270706769658961/ Fast Facts:   When: Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1pm   Where: Holy Family Cathedral, 122 W 8th St   Duration: The March begins at 1pm and will go to approximately 2:30pm   Agenda:   Noon – Bishop Konderla wi...

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~~DINNERS FOR EIGHT  Are you interested in some fellowship, meeting new friends or reconnecting with old friends in the parish? Then Dinners for 8 is for you! Sign up for the next session is underway now. You may sign up in the back of church or on line at stbernardstul-sa.org or via email to jmkapura@yahoo.com. Signups conclude Jan...

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~~A part-time organist is needed for weekend Masses at St. Monica and St. Augustine. In addition, there will be extra Masses for Holy Days, funerals and other events as needed. Person applying should be versatile in all types of music, familiar with the Catholic Mass and Mass settings. Please send resume and salary requirements to  J...

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Please welcome Mary Toerne as our new Director of Parish Life
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~~JUSTICE AND PEACE  Please congratulate Dcn. Tim Sullivan as our new Coordinator of Justice and Peace.  Deacon Tim Sullivan has served as Executive Director of Catholic Charities in both Tulsa and Wayne County, New York and as Family Life Director of the Tulsa Diocese.  Deacon Tim is currently Chaplain at Jackie Cooper...

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~~DINNERS FOR EIGHT  Are you interested in some fellowship, meeting new friends or reconnecting with old friends in the parish? Then Dinners for 8 is for you! Sign up for the next session is underway now. You may sign up in the back of church or on line at stbernardstul-sa.org or via email to jmkapura@yahoo.com. Signups conclude Jan...

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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB BOOK GROUP  The next Clairvaux Club book selection is “Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters” by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith. The book is unique and compelling in that it’s a collection of letters two women wrote to each other over several years, candidly sharing the...

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~~TEEN ACTS RETREAT scheduled for January 12-15, 2017  The teens are working very hard to put together a wonderful retreat experience for our High School youth.  The retreat begins Thursday evening, January 12, at 5:30 p.m. by meeting at the church to be taken to Camp Loughridge.  It will end on Sunday, January 15, after t...

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~~DINNERS FOR EIGHT  Are you interested in some fellowship, meeting new friends or reconnecting with old friends in the parish? Then Dinners for 8 is for you! Sign up for the next session is underway now. You may sign up in the back of church or on line at stbernardstul-sa.org or via email to jmkapura@yahoo.com. Signups conclude Jan...

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~~CBPW  Catholic Business & Professional Women’s monthly dinner meeting will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017.  Three Kings party and gift exchange.  Social at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. at McGill’s Restaurant, 6058 S. Yale Ave..  Cost is $25.00.  Please contact cbpwoftulsa@yahoo.com or beve...

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~~ COOKING UP COMPASSION To benefit Catholic Charities FEBRUARY 25 / 6 PM/ COX BUSINESS CENTER   Please join us for Cooking up Compassion, an annual event to increase funding for Catholic Charities. The Mardi Gras-themed party features appetizers from the area's most prominent chefs. A live auction features f...

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~~HAPPY BIRTHDAY MSGR ! DECEMBER 17  
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~~FROM MSGR  WOW!  Thank you for the great Surprise 70th Birthday Party you gave me!  So many of you worked hard to pull it off -- and succeeded beautifully.  Thank you for the presence of so many of you in the gym last Sunday and for inviting Father Eichhoff to entertain us, which indeed he did. I loved the ba...

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~~CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT  The pageant portrayed by the children will be once again be at the beginning of the 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass.  Preschool and Kindergarten are the lambs and the older children volunteer to be in the pageant.  We will draw for the parts in the pageant  the afternnoon  of Su...

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~~CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE Daily Masses, 8:30 a.m. Monday –Saturday, chapel Caroling Services, 30 minutes before each Mass December 24, 5:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m., 12:00 a.m. (midnight), church Children’s Christmas Pageant, 5:00 p.m., Christmas Eve December 25, 10:00 a.m., and 5:00 p.m., church New Year’s Mass Schedule: ...

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~~FUNDRAISER for the upcoming TEEN ACTS Team    Come and support our teens by joining them for a Soup and Salad Dinner after the 5:00 p.m. Mass on this Saturday, December 17.  Donations Accepted and Appreciated at the dinner  or anytime. 

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~~Howdy! I have been your bishop now for almost five months and I must tell you I'm very excited to be here. So far I have been able to visit over 45 parishes and schools throughout the Diocese of Tulsa, and I’m quickly learning of the great pride we all have in the ministry and work going on throughout Eastern Oklahoma. A Good ...

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~~DAY CENTER  The Clients and Staff of the Tulsa Day Center for the Homeless would like to thank St. Bernard’s  parishioners and Anne Roberts and her Bernie’s Bunch singers for the wonderful Christmas caroling, desserts and cookies, that were  provided for the Christmas Luncheon and party that was held at the D...

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~~FUNDRAISER for the upcoming TEEN ACTS Team    Come and support our teens by joining them for a Soup and Salad Dinner after the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, December 17.  Donations Accepted and Appreciated. 

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~~CBPW  Catholic Business & Professional Women’s monthly dinner meeting will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017.  Three Kings party and gift exchange.  Social at 6:00 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. at McGill’s Restaurant, 6058 S. Yale Ave..  Cost is $25.00.  Please contact cbpwoftulsa@yahoo.com or beve...

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~~Spring 2017 Credit Courses   You may take one of these classes for 3 hours college credit @ $160 OR audit the class for free   Pastoral Ministry Degree (30 hours) Newman University, in cooperation with the Pastoral Studies Institute, offers this degree in Pastoral Ministry for adults in the Diocese of T...

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~~MUSIC NOTES  Already the second week of Advent!  And there's lots happening this weekend!  At Saturday 5:00 we have the RCIA Rite of Acceptance under the direction of Dr. Christine Myers. At Sunday 8:30 we have our Bronze Bells playing. The 11:15 Mass is Children's Advent Mass with the Children's Choir singin...

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~~ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR DIRECTOR OF PARISH LIFE Must be a practicing Catholic. Will coordinate and schedule volunteer programs and special events within the parish Will be a staff liaison to all of our groups. Coordinate all training and scheduling of ministers Supervise all receptions Assist in funeral preparations Attend wee...

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~~TEEN ACTS      Next retreat is, January 12-15, 2017 at Camp Loughridge.  Must be in high school to attend.  Retreat begins Thursday evening, January 12th at 5:30 and ends after the 11:15 Mass on Sunday January 15th.   Theme is: “God is my Strength” Verse, “…I am made glorious ...

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~~ CHRISTMAS MEALS PROJECT OPTION  #1  LAST DAY TO CONTRIBUTE!  Our effort putting a bountiful supper on the table for the celebration of Jesus’s birth is a limited time project for a needy brethren.  We need your checks today, please!!! Drop your checks in the first or second collection today.  Option...

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~~We ask you also to invite your parishioners to participate in an Interdenominational Prayer Service on January 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM at the Church of St. Thomas More, 2720 South 129th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74134. Thank you for all your service to the Diocese and  for being open to be an instrument of hope among our immigrant   ...

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~~Advent in Sacred Art This class, following Scripture, will focus on looking at the story of Advent from the Annunciation to the Presentation in the Temple as it has been depicted over the centuries in sacred art. Day & Time: Tuesday, Dec 6, 7-8:30p.m. Instructor: Joey Spencer, M.T.S. Location:  Chancery Office, &lsq...

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~~MUSIC NOTES    Happy New Year!  This weekend Cycle A of our liturgical year starts anew!  Our Gospel urges us to "stay awake" and to "throw off darkness. Look for these themes in music selections. "O Come Emmanuel", "Longing for Light", "Awake O Sleeper". We have RCIA Ri...

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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB BOOK GROUP  The next Clairvaux Club book selection is “Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters” by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith. The book is unique and compelling in that it’s a collection of letters two women wrote to each other over several years, candidly sharing the...

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~~ACTS RETREATS  Please mark your calendars for the upcoming St. Bernard’s ACTS weekends, set for next summer at the University of Tulsa. The men’s retreat will be July 13-16, and the women’s retreat will be July 27-30. Watch for more details soon. All are welcome!

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~~ SENIORS:  Merry Christmas!  Come celebrate with lunch and Bernie’s Bunch.  Please bring a gift under $10 for the gift exchange.  Please RSVP to the front office by Tuesday, December 6, so food can be planned for.  

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~~MUSIC NOTES    Happy New Year!  This weekend Cycle A of our liturgical year starts anew!  Our Gospel urges us to "stay awake" and to "throw off darkness. Look for these themes in music selections. "O Come Emmanuel", "Longing for Light", "Awake O Sleeper". We have RCIA Ri...

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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB BOOK GROUP  The next Clairvaux Club book selection is “Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters” by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith. The book is unique and compelling in that it’s a collection of letters two women wrote to each other over several years, candidly sharing the...

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~~SAVE THE DATE: ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT  Please join the women of Clairvaux Club for our annual Advent by Candlelight service at 7pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Bernard’s gym. Advent by Candlelight is an evening of prayer, reflection, and song to prepare our hearts for Christ's coming. Our featured speaker is Lisa Hendey, ...

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~~ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS EVENTS FOR CHILDREN  On Sunday December 4, the children in grades 1 through 5 will attend the 11:15 a.m. Mass and celebrate with a special Mass the season of Advent.  The children will all sit with their classmates and their teachers.  They will bring gifts for children who would not have as good a C...

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~~SAVE THE DATE: ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT  Please join the women of Clairvaux Club for our annual Advent by Candlelight service at 7pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Bernard’s gym. Advent by Candlelight is an evening of prayer, reflection, and song to prepare our hearts for Christ's coming. Our featured speaker is Lisa Hendey, ...

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~~JOB OPENINGS– ST. BERNARD’S  St Bernard’s now has two staff openings. One is the position of Youth Minister and the other is Director of Parish Life. The hours and  the scope of the positions will be developed by Msgr. Gaalaas  in consultation with the right candidate. Please direct questions and resume...

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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB BOOK GROUP  The next Clairvaux Club book selection is “Love & Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters” by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith. The book is unique and compelling in that it’s a collection of letters two women wrote to each other over several years, candidly sharing the...

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~~ST. BERNARD’S YOUTH GROUP NEWS  Our interim staff of youth workers will carry on with the regular activities for the time being. Please come and join us.  We need you to be here with us so we can all make a difference at St. Bernard’s. WEDNESDAYS—7:30 -9:00 P.M.  Monsignor Gaalaas will meet with the...

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~~PRAYER TO ST. THOMAS MORE, PATRON SAINT OF POLITICIANS  O Glorious St. Thomas More, Patron Saint of Statesmen, Politicians and Lawyers, Patron Saint of Justices, Judges and Magistrates, Servant of the Word of God and the Body and Blood of Christ, we ask your intercession.  Your zeal for justice, integrity and firm principle ...

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~~     YOUTH ACTIVITIES                     SPONSORED BY              KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS             ...

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~~LIBRARY CARDS  It’s easy to get your free library card at St. Bernard’s! Just call the parish office during business hours or write your information on the sign-up sheet on the library cart. We’ll give you a call when it’s ready!

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~~November Classes (These classes are free)         Mariology in Aquinas In preparation for this Advent season we will look at the theology of St. Thomas on the mystery of Christ’s birth as the foundation of Mariology. DAY & DATES: Mondays, November 7,14, 21, 28 TIME: 7:00 8:30 p.m. ...

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~~NOV. 6 PANCAKE BREAKFAST TO SUPPORT PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS.   As our Lord, Jesus Christ compelled us to love one another as He loved us, your Knights of Columbus Council is again taking action to live out that love by helping persecuted Christians.  Our Christian brethren in the Middle East continue to be murdered and driven f...

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~~SAVE THE DATE: ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT  Please join the women of Clairvaux Club for our annual Advent by Candlelight service at 7pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the St. Bernard’s gym. Advent by Candlelight is an evening of prayer, reflection, and song to prepare our hearts for Christ's coming. Our featured speaker is Lisa Hendey, ...

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~~BOXES OF JOY    The Box of Joy program is an annual Christmas gift out reach organized by local Catholic groups across the United States and facilitated by Cross Catholic Outreach. Box of Joy provides a simple and tangible service experience that has both a material and spiritual impact on the poorest of the poor in developin...

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~~CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL   Our annual Children’s carnival  of games, prizes, face painting, crafts, food, candy, and balloon creations.  We are celebrating with our children this Sunday, October 30, 1:30-4:00 p.m.  The carnival is for children from ages 1 through 11.  We need lots of volunteers...

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~~BOXES OF JOY    The Box of Joy program is an annual Christmas gift out reach organized by local Catholic groups across the United States and facilitated by Cross Catholic Outreach. Box of Joy provides a simple and tangible service experience that has both a material and spiritual impact on the poorest of the poor in developin...

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~~THE FEAST OF ALL SAINTS  Tuesday, November 1, is the Feast of All Saints, a holy day of obligation. Masses will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the church. In addition, a vigil Mass will be offered on Monday, October 31, 7:00 p.m. also in the church.

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~~ALL SOULS DAY  Mass will be Wednesday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the church. There will also be Mass in the chapel at 8:30 a.m.
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~~ BLOOD DRIVE SIGN UP IS NOW UNDERWAY. Our next blood drive is scheduled for Sunday, 13Nov in the gym between 8:30am and 1:00pm. 12 to 14 donors needed between 10am and Noon. Lead the way and Give the Gift of Life. Fill out the pink slips located in the pew book racks and drop them off at the Justice & Peace table in the our&nb...

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~~Save The Date---St. Bernard's Triviafest - Mardi Gras Style! Saturday, February 18, 2017
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~~   Theology Uncorked: What’s a Catholic to do? How to vote your conscience by editor   This October's Theology Uncorked will feature Fr. Brian O'Brien, the president of Bishop Kelley High School, speaking on the topic of the November election. As citizens, we have a moral obligation to vote. B...

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~~KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS INVITATION!  Male Parishioners (18+) are invited to join us in serving our pastor and the parish: Pancake breakfasts; cooking/serving at parish events for our youth and adults; exciting fund raising activities; informative meetings (and food); faith-based initiatives; social nights; and more! There is a lot to ...

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~~COMMITTAL PRAYER SERVICE  Please join Bishop David A. Konderla for a Committal Prayer Service on All Souls Day, Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 3:00 PM, Calvary Cemetery, 91st St & S. Harvard Ave. ALL are welcome.

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~~ DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute November Classes (Both classes are free)     Mariology in Aquinas In preparation for this Advent season we will look at the theology of St. Thomas on the mystery of Christ’s birth as the foundation of Mariology. DAY & DATES: Mondays, November 7,14, 21...

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~~LIBRARY CARDS  It’s easy to get your free library card at St. Bernard’s! Just call the parish office during business hours or write your information on the sign-up sheet on the library cart. We’ll give you a call when it’s ready!

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~~SAVE THE DATE: ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT  Please join the women of Clairvaux Club for our annual Advent by Candlelight service at 7pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the gymnasium. Advent by Candlelight is an evening of prayer, reflection, and song to prepare our hearts for Christ's coming. Our featured speaker this year is Lisa Hendey, foun...

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~~CURSILLO      If you are a Catholic adult who desires to grow in your Catholic faith alongside others from around the diocese then this is your opportunity!  Cursillo (pronounced Cur-see-yo) is a movement of the Church that promotes Catholic ideals, fellowship, and spiritual growth in daily living. Weekend...

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~~Calling all youth!  We need singers in grades 7-12 for Youth Choir!!!!  Come to the sanctuary 3:30 Sunday November 6!!!!! And we need children grades 1-6 for Childrens Choir!  Come to the choir room 4:30 Wednesday November 2!!!!!!

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~~NO DAILY MASSES ON OCTOBER 17-21, 2016. Msgr. Gaalaas will be away on these days for an Annual Diocesan Priest Retreat.  There will no Masses said on these days. All the Mass intentions for this week will be offered by Msgr. Gaalaas  during his retreat.

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~~Jennifer Giles MS, LPC will speak about: “Resilience: 5 ways to thrive through the Adoption Journey” Where: Madalene Church   3188 East 22nd Street South, Tulsa, OK 74114 (22nd and Harvard Ave., just south of Brownies Burgers) Saint Francis Room Potluck Dinner.  RSVP for babysitting to mbeets@...

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~~   Help raise funds for the TU Catholic Newman Center, just by dining out or getting a to-go order anytime on Sunday, November 6th.   Come one, come all! Invite your friends, families and people you meet in the pew that morning!   The On The Border located at 5340 East 41st Street, Tulsa OK will donat...

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~~               Porta Caeli House, a place for end-of-life care when family members or friends are unavailable or unable to care for someone who is dying, is NOW HIRING RNs and care givers for full-time and part-time positions. A full list of job opportunities is available at portaca...

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Please join us on this Sunday, October 9tht immediately following the 11:15 Mass to honor our senior Deacon Richard Campbell on his retirement from his staff position as our Justice and Peace Coordinator. Deacon will continue to be an active member of the parish and serve as our senior Deacon. We congratulate Richard and Caroline on ...

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~~BIRTHRIGHT FUNDRAISER -CATHOLIC BOOK & GIFT 3141 South Yale Ave. October 31 - November 5, 2016 Benefitting Birthright of Tulsa 10% of your total purchases
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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB OCTOBER MEETING  The next meeting of the Clairvaux Club will focus on works of mercy. All women of St. Bernard's Church are invited to our "Hearts-2-Hands" gathering at 7pm Monday, Oct. 17, in the community room. Our emphasis will be service to others through the gifts of our labor. Come for instructio...

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~~SAVE THE DATE: ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT  Please join the women of Clairvaux Club for our annual Advent by Candlelight service at 7pm Tuesday, Nov. 29, in the gymnasium. Advent by Candlelight is an evening of prayer, reflection, and song to prepare our hearts for Christ's coming. Our featured speaker this year is Lisa Hendey, foun...

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~~BOXES OF JOY  Please join me in folding and organizing boxes for our next Boxes of Joy collection. We will meet Tuesday, October 18th @7-9pm. Contact Chantalpix@cox.net with any questions
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~~VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Adult volunteers are needed to work at “the most FUN fundraiser in Tulsa.” San Miguel Middle School needs outgoing, hospitable men and women to help with check-in, data input, table running, assisting dancers and guests, etc., at Spotlight on San Miguel: Dancing with the Tulsa Stars, Sat. evening Nov. 5 at...

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~~NURSERY GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS NURSERY RULES & EXPECTATIONS  The Nursery is available for children in Kindergarten and younger. It is a parish policy that the parents do not enter the nursery while dropping off or picking up child(ren). This is a safety measure for the children. Please label all items that are being left in t...

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~~St. Thomas on the Incarnation This class will offer an introduction to St. Thomas’ treatise on the Incarnation, which considers the mystery of the Annunciation, when God became man. Day & Time: Mondays, Oct 3, 10, 17 & 24, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L. Location:  Chancery Office, &l...

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~~C.S. LEWIS  The New York based Fellowship for the Performing Arts is performing a play on Oct 6-8 about C. S. Lewis called The Most Reluctant Convert.  The FPA is a Christian (Protestant) organization.   Information and tickets are available from the link: https://fpatheatre.com/tour/1110/

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~~ADORATION  ADORERS ARE  NEEDED ON FRIDAY 11:00—12 NOON., 1 P.M. –2:00 P.M. AND 2:00– 3:00 P.M.  PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME BEFORE THE BLESSED SACRAMENT.

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~~KOC PANCAKE BREAKFAST  The knights will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, October 2nd from 9a.m to 11 a.m.  We will serve delicious pancakes, sausage, eggs, fresh fruit, coffee and juice. All are welcome.

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St Bernard's will be hosting a Praise and Worship concert with Michael Mette this Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m in the gym. All are invited.
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~~ SAVE THE DATE:  Calling all volunteers.  Saturday, October 15 we will have an Octoberfest in your honor.  Please join us after the 5:00 Mass, for beer, brats, and polka.  (21+ please) 

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~~MOUR   It is once again time for all men of the parish to become “MEN OF THE UPPER ROOM”.  This faith filled group has been meeting for about ten years now, roughly following the school year calendar.  This year’s theme is “HOPE – with all the ills and disappointments of the world that ...

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~~LOOK FOR ST BERNARDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA  NOW!!!    Facebook -St. Bernard of Clairvaux@stbernardstulsa  Twitter  St Bernards Tulsa @stbernardstulsa  Youth @StBernardsTulsaYouth    Instagram-  St Bernards Tulsa stbernardstulsa   ALSO -- remember we have the St Berna...

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~~SPIRITUALITY FAIR, Sept. 24-25, after each Mass in the commons and north ambulatory. Come discover over 20 ways to grow closer to God through prayer, service, creativity and friendship: Give an hour each week entirely to Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration. Tour the library and learn how to check out a book on our new computerized system. Fi...

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~~ St. Thomas on the Incarnation This class will offer an introduction to St. Thomas’ treatise on the Incarnation, which considers the mystery of the Annunciation, when God became man. Day & Time: Mondays, Oct 3, 10, 17 & 24, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L. Location:  Chancery Office...

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~~Bishop Konderla will celebrate a Jubilee Mass at Holy Family Cathedral at 12:05pm on Thursday, September 29th, the Feast of St. Michael and the Archangels, for Police, Fire & Rescue, Law Enforcement, and Public Safety Officers. Those who serve in these capacities and those who appreciate their service are invited to come pray for th...

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~~TRAIL LIFE              Trail Life Troop 103 is hosting the second annual "Evening of Catholic Answers" on Saturday, October 1, 2016 @ 6pm at the St. Bernard of Clairvaux parish gym. A catered dinner and silent auction will be provided. Bishop David Kon...

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~~MOUR   It is once again time for all men of the parish to become “MEN OF THE UPPER ROOM”.  This faith filled group has been meeting for about ten years now, roughly following the school year calendar.  This year’s theme is “HOPE – with all the ills and disappointments of the world that ...

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~~SPIRITUALITY FAIR, Sept. 24-25, after each Mass in the commons and north ambulatory. Come discover over 20 ways to grow closer to God through prayer, service, creativity and friendship: Give an hour each week entirely to Jesus in Eucharistic Adoration. Tour the library and learn how to check out a book on our new computerized system. Fi...

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~~ANNIVERSARY MASS  The Most Rev. David Konderla is celebrating the 25th, 40th, 50th and 50th+ Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, October 23, 2016, at Holy Family Cathedral. Mass will begin at 2:30pm followed by a reception. If you, or a couple you know in the Diocese of Tulsa, is celebrating or has celebrated t...

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~~KOC SOCCER KICK CHALLENGE  Are you ready to win an official Knights of Columbus soccer ball? Come and kick with us on Sept, 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Sept 25 from 6 to 7:30p.m.Open to all girls and boys ages 9-14. Challenge will be on the basketball court north of the church/gym. Questions call Sharon in the office.

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~~CLAIRVAUX CLUB  Monday, September 19, is our Autumn social. The main event is “Wine, Cheese, & Chocolate”. We ask for $5 for this event.  The book selection for Thursday, October 27th is “My Sisters the Saints: A Spiritual Memoir” by Colleen Carroll Campbell. This book “recounts Ms. Campbell...

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~~MOUR   It is once again time for all men of the parish to become “MEN OF THE UPPER ROOM”.  This faith filled group has been meeting for about ten years now, roughly following the school year calendar.  This year’s theme is “HOPE – with all the ills and disappointments of the world that ...

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~~ FROM ANNE   A huge thanks to the parish for weeks of prayer for my brother Steve, words of support, beautiful flowers, and a wonderful reception for family and friends!  Most of all, thanks for celebrating my brother's life with me!  Peace in Christ, Anne Roberts MUSIC NOTE  New beginnings!  We welc...

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~~KOC SOCCER KICK CHALLENGE  Are you ready to win an official Knights of Columbus soccer ball? Come and kick with us on Sept, 21 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Sept 25 from 6 to 7:30p.m.Open to all girls and boys ages 9-14. Challenge will be on the basketball court north of the church/gym. Questions call Sharon in the office.

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~~Father Stanley Rother Cause for Canonization Walk.   On Sunday, October 23rd Catholics around the Diocese are invited to join with the parishioners of Saint Benedict on the 2nd Annual Father Rother walk.  We leave, by motor coach, following the 9:00a.m. Mass at Saint Benedict,  and return by 9:00p.m. Sunday nigh...

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~~Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, President of the USCCB, has requested an emergency collection benefiting the victims of the severe flooding in Louisiana. With Bishop Konderla’s approval, and per the USCCB’s recommendation, the emergency collection will be held on the weekend of September 18, 2016. The following communication is pro...

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~~What is the School of Lectio Divina?  It is a seminar/ retreat offered by the Benedictine Sisters at St. Joseph Monastery, 2200 South Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114.  Lectio Divina or "Divine Reading" refers to a way of praying with the Bible which is a rediscovered prayer practice from the early Christian centuries.&nb...

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~~WORKS OF HEART COMMEMORATIVE PORTRAITS  Fellow St. Bernard parishioner and local Tulsa artist, Amy Whitaker, would like to extend an offer for a FREE 11x14 pencil portrait to any Oklahoma family who has lost a loved one in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars. Amy began this charitable project in 2007 and Masters House Art and Frame of Mo...

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~~OCT. 1ST -CENTER OF FAMILY LOVE (OKARCHE, OK) BUS TOUR  Meet at St Bernard’s at 8:30 a.m. We will stop at McDonalds for a break and have lunch at Eischen’s (Okarche, OK best chicken). We then meet at the Center for Family Love at 12:30 p.m. for our tour. We will return to St Bernrad’s in time for the 5 p.m. Mass....

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~~ADULT LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES Starting on Tuesday evenings, September 6, at 6:30 p.m., we will have a study group on Epic: A Journey Through Church History for a 20 week study with videos and workbooks. Starting also on Tuesday evenings, September 6, at 6:30 p.m., we will have a study group on Revelation: The Kingdom Yet to Come for 11...

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~~NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING   Classes Begin September 18, 2016 at St. John's Medical Center. Couple to Couple League (CCL) offers classes in Natural Family Planning (NFP). CCL offers a natural way to postpone or achieve pregnancy while following the teachings of the Catholic Church. It is based on awareness of a woman’s fert...

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~~Pastoral Studies Institute September Classes     Diocesan Women’s Bible Study Second Corinthians: Come to know the forceful but loving character of Paul, one of the best known figures in the early church.  Arguing from his own experience of discipleship and ministry, Paul continues to promote unity in...

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~~DINNERS FOR EIGHT  Dinners for  Eight will begin in September.  Your signup is needed by September 1 to insure a timely beginning of the schedule even if you have been part of the group in the past.  You may sign up in the Commons or by emailing Marcia Kapura at john.kapura@lppusa.com.  Those signing up after S...

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~~TEACHING RELIGION CLASSES  Have  you ever taught a Religion Class or have you ever considered it?  We have an opportunity at St. Bernard’s for you to grow in your faith and to share the message of  Christ with our children and our youth—Ages 3 through the 12th grade.  Teaching is the greatest way to...

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~~ST. MONICA’S PRAYER GROUP 3RD ANNUAL POT LUCK  St. Monica’s Prayer Group is having a pot luck on Aug 27th, to celebrate our 3rd anniversary at 11:30 AM on the feast day of St. Monica.  Come be our guest and meet the members of the group. We will be meeting in the community room. St. Monica is the patron saint of M...

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~~NAMI  Do you have a family member or loved one suffering from mental illness? Do you want to know more about mental illness and how to relate to your loved one ? St Bernard's is hosting a free 12-week course (2 1/2 hours/week) presented by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness). Course runs Sept 12 - Nov 28 on Monday ...

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~~LET’S TALK   Enrich your marriage - - With the Grace of the Lord, make your good marriage BETTER!  Attend Let’s Talk - - the six-week Diocesan marriage enrichment program being offered on Monday evenings, September 19 – October 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, in the ...

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~~MUSIC NOTES  Its recruiting time!!  Here's groups that REALLY need YOU!  Call Anne at 661-0779 for more info Chancel choir--- meets Wednesday evenings  from 7:00-8:30 pm and Sunday mornings from 10:15 through the 11:15 Mass starting in September. Children's choir starts Wednesday October 5 from 4:30-5:00 pm....

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~~RETROVAILLE  Your marriage can be healed  – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) simply means 'rediscovery'. The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marriage. Many couples in conflict and/or headed for divorce have successfully saved their ...

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MARQUETTE HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ANNUAL MIXER is set for Saturday, September 3, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  We will party at Fletcher Hall located between Marquette School and Christ the King Church.  Dinner, drinks, door prizes, music (DJ), and camaraderie will be had by all for the price of $10.00.  Come and see old fri...

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~~STRETCH AND FLEX    Attention all ladies of the parish --- Stretch and Flex (formerly Holy Yoga) is coming to St Bernard’s.  Katherine Gallegos is an experienced instructor who also happens to be Catholic and is eager to teach a weekly class at St Bernard’s.  Classes will start off with beginner level s...

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CURSILLO                          If you are a Catholic adult who desires to grow in your Catholic faith alongside others from around the diocese then this is your opportunity!  Cursillo (pronounced Cur-see-yo) is a m...

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Women of the parish, mark your calendars for these upcoming events sponsored by the St. Bernard’s Clairvaux Club: ·         Help is needed with fruit, side dishes and dessert for the lunch at Bernardfest, Sunday, Aug. 21. Please contact Divina at eroman8@cox.net or Valerie at vaedge@...

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THE SECOND GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD                 Experience a breathtaking film journey that combines history, Scripture, prophecy and personal sacrifice to show God’s merciful desire for you. Divine Mercy In The Second Greatest Story Ever Told is a dra...

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Council of Catholic Women Annual Bus Trip      The Council of Catholic Women(CCW) is once again sponsoring their annual bus trip.  It will be October 3-5, 2016.  Because this is the Year of Mercy, this year's trip will be a pilgrimage to several Churches in Oklahoma that have been designated with "Holy...

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HOLY YOGA                   Attention all ladies of the parish ---Holy Yoga is coming to St Bernard’s.  Katherine Gallegos is an experienced, certified Holy Yoga instructor who also happens to be Catholic and is eager to teach a weekly class a...

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Council of Catholic Women Annual Bus Trip       The Council of Catholic Women(CCW) is once again sponsoring their annual bus trip.  It will be October 3-5, 2016.  Because this is the Year of Mercy, this year's trip will be a pilgrimage to several Churches in Oklahoma that have been designated with "...

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Theology on Tap: The Charismatic Movement Tuesday, August 9th 7 PM Social Hour Begins | 8 pm Speaker Begins McNellie's Sidebar  409 E 1st St, Tulsa, OK 74120 Mark your calendars for another great edition of Theology on Tap!  The next speaker, Fr. Jack Gleason, will be discussing the Charismatic Movement. Theol...

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Attention all ladies of the parish ---Holy Yoga is coming to St Bernard’s.  Katherine Gallegos is an experienced, certified Holy Yoga instructor who also happens to be Catholic and is eager to teach a weekly class at St Bernard’s.  Classes will start off with beginner level stretches and progress gradually.  Par...

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 Our music groups have taken the last few weeks off for summer break...... and now they start coming back refreshed!!     This week our group known as Bernie's Bunch reconvenes. This group has a blast singing, playing, dancing and doing balloon volleyball with residents of nursing homes and retirement facilities in Tul...

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THE SECOND GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD                  Experience a breathtaking film journey that combines history, Scripture, prophecy and personal sacrifice to show God’s merciful desire for you. Divine Mercy In The Second Greatest Story Ever Told is...

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RETROVAILLE                 Your marriage can be healed  – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) simply means 'rediscovery'. The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your marria...

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LET’S TALK                 Enrich your marriage - - With the Grace of the Lord, make your good marriage BETTER!  Attend Let’s Talk - - the six-week Diocesan marriage enrichment program being offered on Monday evenin...

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the usual way in which non-Catholic adults can learn more about the faith and possibly enter the Church. Catholics who want to refresh their knowledge and grow in faith are also welcome to attend. The 2016-2017 sessions will begin August 24. We will meet from  7 pm to 9 pm in room G-8....

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NEW CD, DVD, BOOKS, AND PAMPHLETS RACK                 A new Lighthouse kiosk is in the commons on Sundays after the Masses.  It has a lot of wonderful materials to help you with learning and enjoying our Catholic faith.  Books, CDs, DVDs, and pamphlet...

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DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute August Class – This class is free to all   Poet as Theologian This class will survey some of the great monuments of Christian poetry which are a rich part of our Catholic culture.  The class will consider the nature of poetry in general in order to better understan...

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"Enrich your marriage - - With the Grace of the Lord, make your good marriage BETTER!  Attend Let’s Talk - - the six-week Diocesan marriage enrichment program being offered on Monday evenings, September 19 – October 24, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, in the Parish Hall at C...

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COME AND SEE Hosted by St. Michael Radio LINDA SCHAEFER JULY 23RD Book Signing from 1-4pm with a Special Presentation at 2pm CATHOLIC BOOK & GIFT STORE 3141 S. Yale Ave, Tulsa   Author and photographer, Mother Teresa personally gave Linda permission to photograph her work and the Missionaries of Charity. ...

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DCYC   YOUTH CONFERENCE FIRST 30 ST BERNARD'S STUDENTS ARE  HALF PRICE IF REGISTERED BY AUG 31   SEE THE BULLETIN INSERT      
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DEACON LUCIO BOCCACCI                  July 26 at 7 p.m. in the community room there will be a presentation on the Father's Adolescent Series Understand Luke's passage of the Finding of the Boy Jesus in the Temple, the only 13 verses on the adolesce...

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR FOR ST. BERNARD’S NEEDED.               We are looking for a parishioner who would be willing to volunteer his/her time to help St. Bernard’s establish and maintain a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc....

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NEW CD, DVD, BOOKS, AND PAMPHLETS RACK                  A new Lighthouse kiosk is in the commons on Sundays after the Masses.  It has a lot of wonderful materials to help you with learning and enjoying our Catholic faith.  Books, CDs, DVDs, and pa...

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RETROVAILLE                  Your marriage can be healed  – Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long i) simply means 'rediscovery'. The program offers the chance to rediscover yourself, your spouse, and a loving relationship in your ...

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As part of our celebration of the Jubilee of Mercy, the Diocese of Tulsa will hold a Red Mass at Holy Family Cathedral on October 2, 2016. As we are approximately ninety days out, a “save the date” graphic has provided that we would ask you share with your parish and especially with judges, lawyers, and government officials. L...

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Theology on Tap: Marriage Tuesday, July 12th 7 PM Social Hour Begins | 8 pm Speakers Begin McNellies Sidebar  409 E 1st St, Tulsa, OK 74120 How do we understand marriage as a vocation? Mrs. Jane Bender and her husband, Deacon Rich Bender, will speak on the calling of marriage.  Theology on Tap occurs on the second...

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Catholic Challenge Sports: Ultimate Frisbee Zink Park (located near 31st and Trenton) Map Come out and enjoy a game of ultimate frisbee sponsored by Catholic Challenge Sports.  Cost is FREE! Optional outing after an afternoon of friends and fun!

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SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR FOR ST. BERNARD’S NEEDED.               We are looking for a parishioner who would be willing to volunteer his/her time to help St. Bernard’s establish and maintain a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat etc....

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Deacon Lucio Boccacci will be here at St Bernard's on the evening of July 26 to speak about his new book "The Adolescent Series"  More information will be available next week. 

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Contact John Converse. jconverse@stbernardstulsa.org  or  918-299-9406 Beginning in August: Wednesday Night Youth Bible Study and Discussion (9th-12th grade) The Gospel of Luke has an incredible message for our times. Its instruction is heavily based on the message of the prophets: righteousness is do acts of lovingkindnes...

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Contact John Converse with ideas and a convenient time for you. A Young Adult planning meeting will be announced soon. jconverse@stbernardstulsa.org  or  918-299-9406  
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ADORATION           ADORERS ARE  NEEDED ON MONDAY, 12-1PM; TUESDAY, 11 AM-NOON; WEDNESDAY, 10-11 A.M.; THURSDAY FROM 1:00 - 2:00 P.M.  PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME BEFORE THE BLESSED SACRAMENT.  

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ROSARY MAKING                  Catholic missions around the world are in urgent need of rosaries in their missionary work for the needy they serve. Our Knights of Columbus council sponsors a group of volunteers who assemble “string” type rosarie...

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INVITATION FROM ST PIUS                  We would like to invite everyone, 21 and over, to an evening of faith, fellowship, food and fun.  Please join us for our “Eat, Drink, and Meet Mary” series starting Thursday, July 7th at 7:00 pm...

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS INVITATION!                  Male Parishioners (18+) are invited to join us in serving our pastor and the parish: Pancake breakfasts; cooking/serving at parish events for our youth and adults; exciting fund raising activities; informative ...

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ADORATION                  ADORERS ARE  NEEDED ON MONDAY, 12-1PM; TUESDAY, 11 AM-NOON; WEDNESDAY, 10-11 A.M.; THURSDAY FROM 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. AND FRIDAY FROM 1:00 – 2:00 PM.  PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME BEFORE THE BLESSED SACR...

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ROSARY MAKING                  Catholic missions around the world are in urgent need of rosaries in their missionary work for the needy they serve. Our Knights of Columbus council sponsors a group of volunteers who assemble “string” type rosarie...

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We would like to invite everyone, 21 and over, to an evening of faith, fellowship, food and fun.  Please join us for our “Eat, Drink, and Meet Mary” series starting Thursday, July 7th at 7:00 pm at St. Pius X in Dorney Hall.   We will begin the evening with a food demonstration by Remmi Smith of Cook Time...

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"Godspell" is next weekend...... June 24 & 25 at the Cascia Hall PAC (25th & Yorktown). Although St Bernards is the host church, our cast includes people from 8 different churches and parishes.  Come and enjoy .....you'll see many people you know ...... and a wide variety of talent!  Tix are $10 and can be ...

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ADORATION                 ADORERS ARE  NEEDED ON MONDAY, 12-1PM; TUESDAY, 11 AM-NOON; WEDNESDAY, 10-11 A.M.; THURSDAY FROM 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. AND FRIDAY FROM 1:00 – 2:00 PM.  PLEASE CONSIDER GIVING AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME BEFORE THE BLESSED SACRAMENT....

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 JOB OPENING– PRESCHOOL TEACHER                 St. Bernard's Preschool is looking for teachers for this fall. Applicants must have experience with working with little children and a college degree. For more information and to apply, come by the p...

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Information Site for Ordination of Bishop Konderla by editor For those seeking information about the ordination of Bishop Konderla, please see the following website for all the pertinent information. Date:  June 29, 2016  at 2pm. http://www.bishopkonderlaordination.com/

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CENTER OF FAMILY LOVE                 Following the masses on the weekends of June 11-12th and 18-19th our Knights of Columbus will be selling raffle tickets in the Commons area for the CENTER OF FAMILY LOVE. The raffle tickets cost $100 and the winner will be d...

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This weekend's Gospel speaks of the sinful woman who knelt and washed Jesus' feet with expensive ointment and her own tears of grief. Jesus forgave her and then said, "Go in peace". Today's music therefore focuses on God's mercy:  "There's a Wideness", "You Are Mine", "Rain ...

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Theology on Tap Faith, Justice and Prison: The District Attorney of Tulsa Tuesday, June 14 7 pm Social | 8 pm Speaker McNellies Sidebar  409 E 1st St, Tulsa, OK 74120 Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, a practicing Catholic, will speak about faith and justice at June's Theology on Tap.  Baby-sitting i...

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CONGRATULATIONS   Congratulations to Ginger Mikell's brother, Father Eddie Martin, who was ordained a priest on Saturday, May 28.  Best wishes and prayers for the whole family!
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Join us for a far-out night of trivia fun at St. Pius X! The evening begins with dinner from area food trucks (included with your ticket) from 6-7pm. Trivia begins at 7pm. Door prizes awarded all night. Register your table of 8 for $175 (with bonus drink tickets), or purchase single ($30) or couple ($50) tickets. Presented ...

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VBS /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/SKM_454e16060211110.pdf     Totus Tuus   /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/SKM_454e16060211120.pdf
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Join us at Catholic Charities August 12-14, 2016 Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat Rachel’s Vineyard Weekend Retreats are a beautiful opportunity for any person who has struggled with the emotional or spiritual pain of an abortion. The Retreat is a very specific process designed to help you experience the mercy and compassion o...

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Bishop-Elect Konderla Ordination: June 29th at 2 PM at the Donald W. Reynolds Center Arena - University of Tulsa It is open to all.   More information will be posted when it becomes available. Source:  https://aggiecatholic-org.sites.ecatholic.com/bishopdavid

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SHERRY WEDDELL                 The Parish of Christ the King will host a one-day seminar on Saturday, June 11th featuring Sherry Weddell, author of the best-selling book, “Forming Intentional Disciples”. This “Making Disciples” program is...

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FINAL TALK  IN  SERIES  ON  MERCY AND THE SACRAMENTS   Eucharist: Forgiven and Fed by Christ’s Sacrifice Corpus Christi Sunday May 29, 9:45-10:45 am in G-8  

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MUSIC NOTES       This weekend we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi, the last big feast day before we re-enter Ordinary Time. All our music centers in the theme of Eucharist and our guest trumpeter helps us realize the festivity of this beautiful celebration of Eucharist!    

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St. Gregory’s University is now enrolling for the Certificate in Catechetics summer program being held on June 10-11, June 17-18 and June 24-25. Students can earn their certificate in three weekend courses, or sequentially over a three year period. This summer program is ideally suited for catechist, Catholic teachers, parents or an...

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New post on TULSA CATHOLIC Coats of Arms: Bishops Slattery and Konderla by editor Here's an interesting video from Mike Malcolm at Holy Family Cathedral about bishops' coats of arms. editor | May 20, 2016 at 9:45 am | Categories: 2016, diocese | URL: http://wp.me/p291wx-1a5 Comment    See all com...

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DAMIEN HOUSE                 Bishop Edward J. Slattery established today "Damien House," a place for Catholic men to live and discern more intentionally their vocation to the priesthood. If you are 18 or older, going to college in Tulsa or working in t...

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FINAL TALK  IN  SERIES  ON  MERCY AND THE SACRAMENTS   Eucharist: Forgiven and Fed by Christ’s Sacrifice Corpus Christi Sunday May 29, 9:45-10:45 am in G-8  

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[Fr_David_Konderla] May 13, 2016 - The Diocese of Tulsa - her priests and deacons, her religious and her lay faithful - give thanks to God and rejoice that His Holiness Pope Francis has named Father David Konderla, 55, as the fourth Bishop of Tulsa. Bishop-Elect Konderla is the second of twelve children, the son of David and the lat...

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Do you have a loved one away from the church?   Come join St. Monica’s prayer group with the intention of praying for our loved ones who are away from the church. St. Monica is the patron saint of Mothers. She prayed for her son, St. Augustine, for 30 yrs. before he returned to the faith in the year 387. She died later th...

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Calvary Cemetery cordially invites you to our Memorial Day Mass celebrated at our beautiful cemetery ground located at 91st and South Harvard. Invite friends and family to the celebration of Mass to pray and remember the faithful departed. Mass begins at 8:30am, Monday, May 30, 2016 In the event of inclement weather Mass with be celebrate...

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PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY St. Bernard’s Prayer Shawl Ministry is here for you. Skeins of yarn and fluffy fleece are being transformed into much more than shawls, lap blankets & children’s blankets by the members of St. Bernard’s Prayer Shawl Ministry.  Members of the group hope that the shawls & blankets a...

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CLAIRVAUX CLUB                                 Want to play Bunco? It’s a fun game that’s easy to learn. Please join in the Bunco action at the Clairvaux Club meeting Monda...

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FULL TIME PARISH COORDINATOR OF YOUTH MINISTRY                 St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church is currently seeking a full-time Coordinator of Youth Ministry. The coordinator will develop, promote, implement, and continue comprehensive youth ministry fo...

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ST. GREGORY’S                 Did you now that St Gregory’s offers a $3,000 grant to all new Catholic students that is renewable for four years?    

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QEV-LIFE AWARENESS                 If you have ever thought about life as a religious or consecrated person, or if you are considering married life, come to QEV, Life Awareness Project, a weekend of prayer and discussion about life as a religious/consecrated per...

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Tour of Holy Family Cathedral Did you know that Tulsa’s historic Holy Family Cathedral features a high altar, one of the tallest of its kind in the United States? Have you seen the cathedral’s side altars dedicated to the Blessed Virgin and St. Joseph? Or the vaulted ceiling, or the pipe organ, or the detailed stenciling? P...

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Sign-up Now! Pentecost CampoutSaturday, May 14 - Sunday, May 15 Sequoyah State Park RSVP by Saturday, May 7 Come celebrate the birthday of the Church during the weekend of Pentecost at Sequoyah State Park on Lake Gibson! CYA Tulsa will be providing food and paying for camping fees, so the cost for you is FREE! CYA of OKC will be joinin...

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Want to play Bunco? It’s a fun game that’s easy to learn. Please join in the Bunco action at the Clairvaux Club meeting Monday, May 16, at 7 pm in the Community Room. All women of St. Bernard’s are encouraged to come for socializing and the chance to learn what’s new with our parish women’s club. And, we will...

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Theology on Tap: Angelology  with Joey Spencer Tuesday, May 10 McNellie's Downtown 409 E 1st St, Tulsa, OK 74120 Social: 7pm Speaker: 8pm Our second ToT of the year focuses on the Angels. Joey Spencer serves the Diocese of Tulsa as Diocesan Archivist, Coordinator of the Pastoral Studies Institute, and Director of the Te Deu...

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Bishop Slattery Celebrates His Golden Jubilee by editor Bishop Slattery will celebrate the Golden Jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood (April 26, 1966) with a joyful Mass of Thanksgiving at the Cathedral on Sunday, May 8th at 2:30 pm. This Mass is open to the public and will be the principal opportunity for us to than...

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  Holy Spirit Novena and 2 up coming presentations from Dr. Christine Myers   /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/SKM_454e16042908480.pdf
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Birthright of Tulsa Mother’s Day Collection Birthright of Tulsa has been helping struggling mothers and their babies for more than forty years. Birthright is an international pro-life, non-profit organization dedicated to a healthy mom having and caring for a healthy baby. Every year on Mother’s Day Birthright reaches ou...

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KOC                 The Knights wish to thank our fellow parishioners who recently contributed to or attended our pancake breakfast in support of seminarians.  Due to your generosity, approximately $1,300 was raised.  We will be dividing that amount am...

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                Seniors of Clairvaux:  Please join us Thursday, May 12 for our annual Mother’s Day brunch.  We will meet at 11:30 in the Community Room.  Kim will do all of the cooking, so just come and relax.  We will play bingo after lunch for prizes.  Bring a f...

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AND TOTUS TUUS                 Dates have been set for both summer programs!  VBS is for ages 3 through those entering the 6th grade and meets from 9:30 a.m.– 12:00 noon the week of June 20-24, 2016. Totus Tuus is for grades 1 th...

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Registration open for a special opportunity in June The Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery, 2200 South Lewis along with other professional staff – guide a three day event that enables you to awaken to the teachings of the early Church on praying with the scriptures.  The joy and mercy of God come alive as we are min...

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The Madonna House will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2016!  We are looking for the people who were involved in the early years of this important Catholic Charities program.  If you meet this description, we invite you to come and share your experiences at either of two focus group luncheons. The luncheons w...

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The 2016 St. Bernard’s Garage Sale was a wonderful success, packing the gym with donated items and eager shoppers two weeks ago. Proceeds will be split by the Clairvaux Club and ACTS. Thanks to everyone who made donations and to the dozens of volunteers who worked the sale. Special appreciation goes to parish staff members for makin...

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 April 28, 7p.m., Community Room Included is an attachment with thinking points for the book, NINE WORDS by Allan Hunt.  A little about “Nine Words”: Saint Paul shares nine words in his letter to the Galatians. These nine words provide the blueprint to your destiny, the dream God has for your li...

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  CLOSET CLEAN OUT TIME! Make it an Act of Mercy for Birthright of Tulsa Take some time to gather your gently-used clothing and Offer them to SMALL CHILDREN (infants/especially toddlers 2T thru 5T) and PREGNANT MOMS Birthright of Tulsa assist pregnant moms and small children with free clothing from infancy through t...

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MOM’S GROUP/ ADORATION                      Free Nursery & Playgroup-Monday's, 9:00a.m.- 10:30 a.m. For mothers who wish to go to Adoration and have fellowship. Questions- Christine Sullivan 918-521-5220 or Gabrielle Hansen 918...

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PRESCHOOL                 We currently have openings for teachers at our preschool. You must have a degree and be good with working with children. If you are interested in more information, please call 918-299-9432.  

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MASS TO HONOR OUR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!                 On Sunday night, May 1, at the 5:00 p.m. Mass, we will be honoring all of our High School graduating Seniors. Letters are out to the ones we have been able to identify, but if you didn’t get a letter, ...

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                Second  Collection this weekend is  the Diocesan annual collection for the Home Missions. Your generous  support will be appreciated.                 

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MUSIC NOTES                 The Gospel this week speaks of love. "I give you a new commandment, says the Lord: love one another as I have loved you. " Music centers around love this week....."Love the Lord with all Your Heart", "They'...

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2016 Priest Assignments by editor (from the Diocese of Tulsa website) April 15, 2016 - Bishop Slattery is pleased to announce the 2016 Priestly Assignments. Rev. Bryan Brooks, Pastor of the Church of the Madalene and a member of the Vocation Team for the diocese, is appointed Vicar for Priest...

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PRESCHOOL                  St. Bernard's Preschool is looking for teachers for this fall. Applicants must have experience with working with little children and a college degree. For more information and to apply, come by the preschool and fill out an ap...

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                 Clothing collection for Call Rape is scheduled for next weekend. Please mark items for Call Rape and drop them off at the church entrance and place in the identified baskets. Also, please note: new, general-neutral clothing for toddlers through adult plus sizes are needed. NO U...

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ADORATION HOURS NEEDED                  An Adorer is needed on Friday at 12:00 noon. Please consider an hour of your time for Adoration of the Blessed  Sacrament.  

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Father of mercy, who gave your Son for our salvation and who strengthens us always with the gifts of your Spirit, grant us Christian communities which are alive, fervent and j oyous,  which are fonts of fr aternal life, and which nurture in the young the desire to consecrate  themselves to you and to the work of evangeli...

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Oklahoma Catholic Broadcasting Network's Spring Radiothon is April 19 and 20, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Tune in to hear from local clergy and EWTN personalities, and to learn about the parish challenge.  Bishop Slattery is scheduled to call in on ​Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. and Msgr. Gaalaas is scheduled to call in at 3:00 p.m. on ...

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f you are not Catholic, but would like to know more about our beliefs and practices, please join us for Catholic Inquiry Sessions.   We will meet in a friendly, informal setting from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in room E-4 of St. Bernard’s Parish on the following Tuesdays: April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24, June 14 & 28. B...

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The Diocesan Women's Bible Study invites the ladies of the Diocese of Tulsa to join them in their annual Spring Retreat.    Date: May 4, 2016     Time: 9am to 1pm   Location: The Church of the Madalene 22nd St & Harvard, Tulsa, OK   Cost: $20 for the day which include...

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“Catholic Business & Professional Women’s annual Mother’s Day Mass will be held on Monday, May 2, 2016.  Msgr. Gregory Gier will celebrate Mass with us at 6:00 p.m. at Christ the King, 1520 S. Rockford, Tulsa.  Dinner will be at 7:00 p.m. at Kilkenny’s Irish Pub, 1413 E. 15th St.  Cost is $25.00....

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Save the Date: Pentecost CampoutSaturday, May 14 - Sunday, May15 Sequoyah State Park Come celebrate the birthday of the Church during the weekend of Pentecost at Sequoyah State Park on Lake Gibson! Look out for more details soon!  

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Catholic Challenge Sports: Volleyball Mondays, March 14-May 2 6:30-9:00 pm CTK Legacy Gym Get ready for another season of the hugely popular Diocesan Young Adult Volleyball League, presented by Catholic Challenge Sports Tulsa! Register as a team (6+), or an individual. Invite friends: all young adults, ages 18-39, are invited (...

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Theology on Tap @ McNellie's Downtown The Mass with Father John Grant 7pm: Social   8pm: Dinner Theology on Tap is back on and back to basics as we discuss the Mass with Fr. John Grant (Holy Family Cathedral). Maybe you need a reminder about why we do what we do, or maybe you have a non -Catholic friend with qu...

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The second collection on April 9 and 10 in all parishes in the Tulsa Diocese will go to the Catholic Scholarship Fund at St. Gregory’s University.  Donations will be used for scholarships to support disadvantaged students and provide a $3,000 annual grant to all Catholic students at St. Gregory’s.     ...

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If you are not Catholic, but would like to know more about our beliefs and practices, please join us for Catholic Inquiry Sessions.   We will meet in a friendly, informal setting from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm in room E-4 of St. Bernard’s Parish on the following Tuesdays: April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24, June 14 & 28. ...

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The annual St. Bernard’s Garage Sale will be held Friday & Saturday, April 15th & 16th. This event is hosted by Clairvaux Club for special projects to benefit St. Bernard’s and by the ACTS Community to support adult and Teen retreats. Please refer to the electronic bulletin for more details abo...

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March 26 to April 2 Chaplet of Divine Mercy in the Good Shepherd Chapel at 3 pm.   April 3, Divine Mercy Sunday Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and Solemn Benediction in the main church from 3 to 4 pm.   Pray with us in person or from home!

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Breakfast to Support Seminarians - Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” And they left their nets and followed Him. (Mark 1:16-18).  Our seminarians are answering Jesus’ commandment but they need our help!  It costs tens of thousands of d...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                                Our 4th Annual Dinner Extravaganza is Saturday, April 30th at the Hard Rock Hotel. The Extravaganza benefits St. Bernards charities. 250...

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MOM’S GROUP/ ADORATION                      Free Nursery & Playgroup  -Monday's- 9:00am- 10:30am. For mothers who wish to go to Adoration and have fellowship. Starting March 21st.  Questions- Christine Sullivan 918-521...

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ADORATION HOURS NEEDED                 AN ADORER IS NEEDED ON MONDAY AT 2:00 & 5:00 P.M.; WEDNESDAY AT 2:00 P.M. AND FRIDAY AT 12:00 NOON. PLEASE CONSIDER AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME FOR ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT.  

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Cascia Hall Information Session: Please join us in the Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center on April 12 from 6:00-7:00 pm to learn more about our: Augustinian Educational Mission, Academic Offerings, Extra-curricular Opportunities, Innovative Technology Programs, College Placement, and Financial Aid. Take the Utica Avenue entrance. Park nex...

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Birth Mother's Day Mass Come to Mass and celebrate Birth Mother’s Day on Wednesday, May 4th 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Anne Parish with Catholic Charities’ St. Anne Adoption Services. This Mass will honor birth mothers, adoptive parents and adoptees. St. Anne Parish is located at 301 South 9th Street in Broken Arrow, OK. ...

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Dr. Peter Howard, S.T.D. Tuesday, April 5, 2016 7-9:30pm Saint Bernard's Parish Hall BUY TICKETS NOW!! Download PDF Flyer...click here!
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GODSPELL AUDITIONS!!  See choir room door for info and sign up sheets!!!
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March CYA Events Visit our Website CYA wishes you a blessed Holy Week and Easter Season! CYA-OKC Invites YOU! Pilgrimage to National Shrine of the Infant Jesus of Prague Saturday March 19 The CYA group of the Archdiocese of OKC has invited CYA-Tulsa on an afternoon adventure/pilgrimage in Prague. If you've always wond...

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St. Thomas’ Treatise on Divine Government This class will look at St. Thomas’ presentation of the overarching order found in each part of creation, from the least of atoms to the highest angel, and how each part contributes to the common good of the whole. Day & Time: Mondays, April 4, 11, 18, & 25, 7:00-8:30 p.m...

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The University of Tulsa Newman Center is eagerly anticipating the St. Philip Neri Society Dinner Silver Gala on Thursday, March 31, 2016.  This year’s dinner will honor all the past Chaplains of the Newman Center and celebrate the 25th anniversary of our campus home.  Join the fun and help support the TU Cat...

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Breakfast to Support Seminarians - Sunday, April 3, 2016.  Jesus said to them, “Come after me, and I will make you fishers of men.” And they left their nets and followed Him. (Mark 1:16-18).  Our seminarians are answering Jesus’ commandment but they need our help!  It costs tens of thousands of d...

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FREE CONCERT.   ValLimar Jansen, accomplished singer, cantor and recording artist has offered to entertain and inspire the people of our diocese with a free concert.  Event will be at Church of the Madalene, 2281 East 22nd Street, Tulsa, OK on Thursday, April 7th from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.  Ms. Jansen will be the keyn...

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  Catholic Charities volunteer Opportunities https://cctulsa.org/volunteer/current-opportunities/
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Pilgrimage to France:  In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, join Fr. Greg Hart on a pilgrimage to France from September 19 to 30, 2016. Our journey includes:  round trip airfare from Fayetteville, Little Rock, or Memphis, TN, 10 First Class hotel nights (double occupancy), daily breakfast and dinner, private motor coach, Seine River c...

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We would like to welcome Deacon Lamar Yarbrough as the newest member of our parish staff. Deacon Lamar is our new Accountant and will also be serving in various clerical duties in his diaconate. Deacon is an experienced accounting professional with 32 years in the energy business. He was ordained in May 2007 and is most recent assignment ...

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Daylight Savings Time Begins- March 13
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ENCOUNTERING JESUS: THE BLESSED SACRAMENT AS COVENANT REALITY by editor April 1, 2016 & April 2, 2016 Dr. Peter Kreeft is a professor of philosophy at Boston College and an internationally known author and lecturer. The Parish of Christ the King is honored to welcome him to Tulsa for a two day retreat entitled ...

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You are invited to a celebration honoring Bishop Edward J. Slattery in thanksgiving for his twenty-two years of Apostolic ministry to the Church in Tulsa.  The celebration will be hosted by the Parish of Christ the King on Saturday evening, April 30, 2016.  Reception begins at 6:00 and dinner begins at 7:00. ...

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"Godspell" is coming!!!!  Auditions are open to all and are scheduled in the St Bernards choir room Monday, April 11, 5-7 pm; Tuesday, April 12, 6-8 pm; and Thursday, April 14. We will have sign up sheets with time slots on the choir room door by Tuesday, March 15, so as to prevent anyone from having to wait long. Anyone wh...

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Cascia Hall is offering summer camps in athletics, robotics, engineering, college essay writing, and the performing arts. Students from all schools are welcome. There is something for all ages. Go to www.casciahall.com/camp for more information and registration forms.

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Catholic Business & Professional Women’s monthly dinner meeting will be held on Monday, April 4.  Subject will be the new Catholic Charities hospice facility Porta Caeli House.  Wine social at 6:00 p.m., Catered dinner at 6:30 p.m. at La Madeleine, 1523 E. 15th (Cherry Street).  Cost is $25.00 (includes scholarshi...

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Thank You from ACTS Thanks to everyone who joined in our parishwide anniversary celebration last weekend. Our “Five on the Fifth” party March 5 drew a big crowd as we looked back on five years of ACTS retreats at St. Bernard’s. The history of ACTS in our parish spans 430 people attending 18 men’s and women&rsquo...

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Daylight Savings Time Begins- March 13
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The Online Event of the Year   FORMED Presents 10 Weeks of Divine Mercy In The Second Greatest Story Ever Told Beginning Sunday, April 3rd   [Divine Mercy in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told] Renowned speaker and author Father Michael Gaitley tells the dramatic history of God’s Love and Mercy as interwoven ...

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CHRISM MASS                   Each year during Holy Week, the Bishop celebrates a solemn Mass at which he consecrates and blesses the oils which are used in our Sacramental Rites.  This  Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral on Wednesday Mar...

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FOURTH ANNUAL TULSA HANDBELL INVITATIONAL The Handbell Choir of St. Bernards will be participating in a citywide Handbell Concert hosted by First Methodist Church in downtown Tulsa on Saturday, March 5 at Noon.  Attendance is free.  Please come and enjoy!!!  1115 South Boulder Avenue.

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MUSIC NOTES for 4th Sunday of Lent The fourth Sunday of Lent brings us two sets of Readings:  Cycle A at the 8:30 mass for our RCIA candidates and catechumens, and Cycle C at the other masses.  Because our music at mass tries to underline and deepen the message of the Readings, we have two different sets of music.  The 8...

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KOC PANCAKE BREAKFAST                 Please join us this Sunday, March 6 in the gym between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. for our pancake breakfast featuring  pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, coffee and oj. The proceeds raised help fund our Knights charitable work....

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KOC TOOTSIE ROLL DRIVE                 Report from the Tootsie Roll Drive:  Knights of Columbus Council 11959 is pleased to report that due to the tremendous generosity of our fellow parishioners, our Council collected $2,476.50 for individuals with intelle...

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24 Hours for The Lord. Confessions heard around the clock at Holy Family Cathedral Beginning Friday, March 4th at 5 p.m. through Saturday March 5th at 5 p.m.
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Join Fr. Godfrey Mullen, OSB for our Lenten Mission on Lord Have Mercy! Celebrating the Extraordinary Jubilee. Fr. Godfrey will preach on this topic at all Masses this weekend and during three additional 7 p.m. Masses on Monday, February 29th-Wednesday, March 2nd with an extended mission homily. Reception in the Parish Hall to follow. ...

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FIRST COMMUNION GIFTS ARE AVAILABLE IN OUR GIFT SHOP WHICH IS OPEN IN BETWEEN THE SUNDAY MORNING MASSES  
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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                 St. Bernard's Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be  Saturday, April 30th at 7pm at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Tickets are $100 each which includes dinner for one, door prizes, music by The Midlife Crisis...

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KOC PANCAKE BREAKFAST                 Please join us  Sunday, March 6 in the gym between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. for our pancake breakfast featuring  pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, coffee and oj. The proceeds raised help fund our Knights charitable work...

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CREATIVE BIBLE JOURNALING                 Linda Clancy will offer a class in How to Journal in your Bible with a flair that makes it even more beautiful.  Join her in the Community Room on Thursday, March 3, at 1:00 p.m.  You will be glad you did. ...

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DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute March Class     St. Francis De Sales’  The Art of Loving God Revered for his gentleness, patience, and common sense, St. Francis De Sales offers practical guidance in the spiritual life.  This class will serve as an introduction to his spiritual theolo...

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Sacred Heart Parish, Miami, OK is searching for a Director of Religious Education.  Please direct candidates to the parish website at   http://www.sacredheartmiami.org/ for a job description and application.

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Congratulations to Elizabeth Larsen, winner of the 1st early bird drawing.   The deadline for purchasing tickets for the 2nd early bird is Sunday March 20th.  The winner will receive 12 $100  gift cards to local restaurants. Tickets will be on sale in the Commons on February 20/21, March 5/6 and March 19/20

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The University of Tulsa Newman Center is eagerly anticipating the St. Philip Neri Society Dinner Silver Gala on Thursday, March 31, 2016.  This year’s dinner will honor all the past Chaplains of the Newman Center and celebrate the 25th anniversary of our campus home.  Join the fun and help support the TU Cat...

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The Catechism of the Catholic Church This course will examine why and how the Catechism of the Catholic Church was prepared, looking at its internal structure, and content by major topics, in order to provide the user a familiarity in using it both as a source-reference of Catholic teachings as well as a guide for deepening one’s...

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DINNER EXTRAVAGANZA                  St. Bernard's Annual Dinner Extravaganza will be  Saturday, April 30th at 7pm at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Tickets are $100 each which includes dinner for one, door prizes, music by The Midlife ...

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BECOMING BETTER DISCIPLES OF JESUS ST. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX PARISH MISSION FEATURING DR. CAROLE BROWN Feb 22 & 23 7pm - 9pm in the gym MEET DR. CAROLE BROWN-DIRECTOROF THE OFFICE OF NEW EVANGELIZATION IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF OKLA-HOMA CITY A Disciple of Jesus who received a grace of conversion as a teen. She’s...

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Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Tulsa, is in need of a Parish Secretary. Candidate should be mature, bilingual (able to speak, read & write English and Spanish), able to work well with the public and to use the office equipment. This is a full time position. Please email resume to fr.tim.davison@dioceseoftulsa.org . For more information...

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Chrism Mass on Wednesday March 23   Each year during Holy Week, the Bishop celebrates a solemn Mass at which he consecrates and blesses the oils which are used in our Sacramental Rites.  This  Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral on Wednesday March 23, at 5:30 in the evening.  For those who long to be able to...

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Stations of the Cross & Lenten Meals                             Join us for the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 7 pm beginning on February 12. Prior to the Stations, a meatless Lenten ...

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KOC PANCAKE BREAKFAST                 Please join us this Sunday, February 21 in the gym between 9:30 a.m and 11 a.m for our pancake breakfast featuring  pancakes, sausage, eggs, fruit, coffee and oj. The proceeds raised help fund our Knights charitable wor...

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The Feb 15th Meeting has been cancelled. Next event is March 21, 2016( 3rd Monday)7-830pm community room General Membership meeting to vote on: 1)Amendments on Bylaws 2)Major Project to build a Welcome Center credenza for the commons A representative from the Council of Catholic Women (CCW)Diocese of Tulsa will introduce CCW and the ...

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St. Pius Open House   /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/SPX_OpenHouse_5x7_2016.pdf
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SAVE THE DATE!!  OUR PARISH LENTEN MISSION WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, AND TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE GYM.   THE NURSERY WILL BE OPEN.  DR. CAROLE BROWN, DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE FOR NEW EVANGELIZATION IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF OKLAHOMA CITY, WILL BE OUR SPEAKER THIS YEAR. HER TOPIC WILL BE “BEC...

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  Challenge Fashion Show Fundraiser   /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/Challenge%20Fashion%20Show%20Flyer%202016_1.pdf
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BLOOD DRIVE AT ST. BERNARD’S IS SCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY, 28TH FROM 8:30 AM UNTIL 1:00 PM IN THE GYM.  TO DATE WE HAVE EIGHTEEN PEOPLE SIGNED UP.  WE NEED FORTY MORE  DONORS.  PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE COMMONS AREA OR COMPLETE A RED SIGN UP SLIP LOCATED IN THE PEWS AND PLACE IN THE REGULAR COLLECTION BASKET.&nb...

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The weekend of February 27, 28 at all the Masses, the Knights of Columbus will be conducting their annual Tootsie Roll Drive. Proceeds go to the Center of Family Love’s general operating fund as well as to the Jenks Flying Eagles Special Olympics Team, of which our own parishioner and brother Knight Chris Bennett is a member. Y...

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                NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will present a course at St. Bernard's for family members with a loved one suffering from mental illness.  The 12-week course will start on Thursday, Feb 18.  Participants will meet 2 1/2 hours each week to learn about men...

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                Please start to save your items for the Parish Garage Sale, being held on April 16th.  There is no storage room at St. Bernard’s to hold items before the sale, so please keep your donations at home until drop off time.  Tax donation forms are available at drop of...

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  TOTAL CONSECRATION TO JESUS THROUGH MARY                          Consecration Mass March 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Bernard’s Good Shepherd Chapel . Please consider drawing yourself closer to Jesus ...

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Stations of the Cross & Lenten Meals                             Join us for the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 7 pm beginning on February 12. Prior to the Stations, a meatless Lenten ...

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Cursillo 3-Day Weekend If you are a Catholic adult who desires to grow in your Catholic faith alongside others from around the diocese then this is your opportunity!  Cursillo (pronounced Cur-see-yo) is a movement of the Church that promotes Catholic ideals, fellowship, and spiritual growth in daily living.  Cursillo Weekends...

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Join Dynamic Catholic for the "Best Lent Ever."  Sign up for free at DynamicCatholic.com/Lent.  You will receive  a link to a short, inspiring video. An inspirational message to focus on throughout the day. One practical way to live out the theme in everyday life and a simple prayer to invite Jesus into the d...

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ST. BERNARD'S HOUSE 17 - We hope to get on Tulsa Habitat for Humanity 2016 spring build list for constructing St. Bernard's House 17;  however, presently we are short approximately $3,800 from a major sponsorship. To make a donation, please make checks payable to St. Bernard's House 17 and mark envelope to ...

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Day of Recollection for the Sick and Infirm Those in the parish who suffer chronic or severe health problems will be interested to know that there will be a Day of Recollection offered just for them on February 11, 2016 at the campus of Catholic Charities, 2450 North Harvard, Tulsa).  Presented as part of the Diocesan celebration of...

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The Lenten Meal for Friday, February 12 is sponsored by the Clairvaux Club. They are serving tomato basil, ministrone soup, broccoli-cheddar soup, salad, bread, "uncrustables", gluten-free crackers and fruit.

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Stations of the Cross & Lenten Meals                             Join us for the Stations of the Cross each Friday of Lent at 7 pm beginning on February 12. Prior to the Stations, a meatless Lenten ...

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    Chocolate Lover's Festival  February 7, 2016 /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/C%20fest.pdf
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Have you ever thought about being a reader at Mass?  Now's your chance.  Kim will be offering training on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 6:00p.m. Please meet her by the usher podium in the commons.  If you can't make the training but would still like to be a reader, please contact me via email at kimg@stbernardstulsa...

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The Catholic Men’s Conference is Saturday, February 27th in Norman, 9-4 and Mass afterwards.   This event will feature four speakers, including His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston/Houston.   Registration is $59 through Jan 31, after that it will be $69 More info and registration inf...

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All Saints Catholic School Open House All parents of school-aged children are invited to attend All Saints’ Open House on Sunday, January 31st from 1pm-4pm. All Saints is a co-ed elementary and middle school. Our goal is to provide a first rate Catholic education to children in pre-K through 8th grade in a safe, loving environmen...

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The electronic bulletin is no longer emailed as an attachment. You can still view the electronic copy of the bulletin each week by cliking on the link in the bottom right corner of the weekly E News, going to the website or through the St Bernard's App.

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Start the New Year off right:  Enrich your marriage - - With the Grace of the Lord, make your good marriage GREAT!  Attend Let’s Talk - - the Diocesan marriage enrichment program will be offered on Saturday, February 27, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, in the Parish Hall at Church of the Madalene.  Learn communication skills...

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From Walt and Elaine McDaniel We want to thank all the volunteers for making this service project so successful.  If it weren’t for all the volunteers, we would not be able to accomplish this as often as we do.  We are currently working with Salvation Army Day Center to get dates for this year.  If anyone else is i...

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JOB OPENING HERE AT ST. BERNARDS– BOOK KEEPER                 Barbara McGuire has announced her retirement. We are looking for qualified candidates with Quick Books 2012 or newer experience. 20-25 hours per week. Competitive pay and benefits. Flexible...

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SAVE-THE-DATE     ** Saturday, March 5 **   ACTS Fifth Anniversary Party ** Whoo-Hoo !!  It’s hard to believe it has been five years since our Texas Brothers & Sisters brought ACTS to St. Bernard’s (FYI: the first ACTS retreat in  Oklahoma!)  Please join us for a parish-wide cel...

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YOUTH ACTIVITIES WINNER ARE ANNOUNCED The winner by age group are: Essay "The Importance of Religious Freedom" 11th Grade    Victoria Autrey First place $40.00  Danielle Clifton Second Place $20.00. 12th Grade    Emmanuel Shahwan First Place  $40. Keep Christ in Christmas poster. 5-7...

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Spirituality Fair, Jan. 30-31   Enrich your spiritual life in 2016! More than 20 ways to grow closer to God and find faith-filled fellowship will be presented in the commons: ACTS /Small Faith Groups St. Monica Prayer Groups Adoration Prayer Shawl Ministry Legion of Mary Pilgrim Queen of the Family Adult Bi...

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Our next Baptism class will be held here at St Bernard's in our community room this Thursday, January 28th at 7 p.m. Please call the parish office to R.S.V. P. The nursery will be provided if we know that it is needed when you call to confirm you attendance.  

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DIOCESE OF TULSA Pastoral Studies Institute February Classes       St. Thomas’ Treatise on Human Nature This class will examine that part of creation where matter and spirit are joined, our own human nature.  Primary topics will include the nature of the soul, its powers, and operations, as w...

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      THE 2016 DIOCESAN DEVELOPMENT FUND (DDF) APPEAL BEGINS THIS WEEK WITH BISHOP SLATTERY’S APPEAL LETTER BEGINNING TO ARRIVE AT REGISTERED HOUSEHOLDS IN THE PARISH AND THROUGH THE DIOCESE.  THE PROGRAMS, SERVICES AND MINISTRIES FUNDED BY DDF SERVE THE SPIRITUAL, EDUCATIONAL AND PASTORAL NEEDS OF THOUS...

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Congratulations to our RCIA Director, Christine Myers, who last week earned her Ph.D. in Theology!  All the best to you, Dr. Christine.  We are very grateful to have you on our staff.
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Birthright of Tulsa serves struggling parents of little ones and pregnant moms.  We need your help to help them! We will pick up items. Thanks a bunch!  Contact us at 918-481-4884. Office location at 6600 S. Yale St., #1307 Warren Clinic.   Our wish list includes:  Infant/ toddler clothes and shoes Diapers - n...

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St. Monica's Church will host this retreat on Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m to 1:30 p.m in their Hall. Located at 633 Marshall Pl. The cost is $12 per person which includes breakfast, lunch and retreat materials. The deadline to register is February 15. Contact Donna Litwack for more information at 918-747-0574

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Clairvaux Club 2016 Executive Board with Guest Speaker, Fr. Obrien on Jan. 18, 2016 "The Francis Effect: How Pope Francis is Changing the World and How You Can Help Him"    

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  Theology Uncorked Thursday, Jan. 21st, 2016 Our topic for this month: "The Porta Caeli House: Compassionate End of life Care" presented by Msgr. Dorney. Porta Caeli House is a place for end-of-life care when family members or friends are unavailable or unable to care for someone who is dying.  Porta C...

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St Bernards App is now available on Google Play and the Apple Store.  Search for St-bernard-of-clairvaux or access on line through our website
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Pro-Life March in Tulsa on January 22nd;   A March For Life will be held on Friday evening, January 22nd, at 7:00 p.m. in downtown Tulsa. The March will begin at 8th and Boulder, in front of Holy Family Cathedral. The marchers will proceed to Centennial Green, several blocks away, where the keynote speaker, Pastor Sharon Daughert...

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Natural Family Planning Couple to Couple League (CCL) offers classes in Natural Family Planning (NFP). CCL offers a natural way to postpone or achieve pregnancy while following the teachings of the Catholic Church. It is based on awareness of a woman’s fertility so couples can interpret certain signs that indicate her fertile and i...

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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will present a course at St. Bernard's for family members with a loved one suffering from mental illness.  The 12-week course will start on Thursday, Feb 18.  Participants will meet 2 1/2 hours each week to learn about mental illnesses, coping strategies, medications, legal issues, ...

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Growin’ on the Vine 2016! Meeting together with friends from the Vineyard  We gather together once a month in a confidential journey of post abortion healing. We are women and men, Catholics and those of other faith experiences and backgrounds who begin the healing of one of the most traumati experiences of life. Guided by ...

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  Inviting all high school and college girls to come visit the order of Franciscan Sisters of the Martyr St. George In Alton, IL January 30 thru February 1, 2016   Leaving from Christ the King Parish here in Tulsa. See attached for more information /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/Franciscan%20Sisters%20Alton%20IL...

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The 2016 March for Life will be held at Holy Family Cathedral on January 22nd, the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. A Mass for the Sanctity of Human Life will be celebrated at 5:30pm by Fr. O’Brien, President of Bishop Kelley High School. The March will begin at 7pm on the steps of the Cathedral. The Diocese is proud to welcome Pastor Sh...

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SAVE YOUR STUFF!!: Please start to save your items for the Parish Garage Sale, being held on April 16th.  There is no storage room at St. Bernard’s to hold items before the sale, so please keep your donations at home until drop off time.  Tax donation forms available at drop off and unsold items are donated to charity. &nb...

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Msgr asked that we share thsi video. Call to action video for Catholic Men   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mDzNm7cylw
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                                          WOMEN OF FAITH/WOMEN OF ACTION                           ...

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You have a unique opportunity in the Diocese of Tulsa to attend a seminar/retreat for your personal spiritual growth.  The Benedictine Sisters of St. Joseph Monastery, 2200 South Lewis along with other professional staff - guide a three day event that enables you to awaken to the teachings of the early Church on praying with the scri...

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Cascia Hall entrance exams for the 2016-17 school year are scheduled on the following Tuesday mornings at 7:30 am:  February 16, March 8, and April 19.  The exams last for approximately two hours; students may spend the day shadowing following the exam.  The testing fee is $25.  Register online at www.casciahall.com/ad...

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Start the New Year off right:  Enrich your marriage - - With the Grace of the Lord, make your good marriage GREAT!  Attend Let’s Talk - - the six-week Diocesan marriage enrichment program being offered on Monday evenings, January 11 – February 15, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, at Church of the Madalene Parish.  Learn...

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SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS COMMITTEE The Parish of St. Bernard of Clairvaux is proud to announce the tenth academic year of our scholarship for pursuing a higher education at a Catholic University. These funds are made possible by the Parish of St. Bernard of Clairvaux’s portion of the Diocese of Tulsa Fund for the Future monies which ha...

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Please see the link below for information on Catholic Charities annual Cooking Up Compassion Fundraiser
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Diocesan Women's Bible Study - "First Corinthians" - In First Corinthians we find the community of Corinth could easily be our own - struggling for unity in the midst of conflict, and discovering weaknesses and strengths.  In this study, Paul invites you to find unity in the Gospel message. Date/Time: Wednesdays, Jan...

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PILGRIMAGE TO IRELAND/ ENGLAND                 Ireland / England Pilgrimage June 5-18, 2016  Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy - Information Meeting January 26  Fr. Matt Gerlach, Pastor of St. Pius X, Tulsa, Oklahoma, invites you to seek God's m...

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Tulsa March for Life – 2016 by editor The annual Tulsa March for Life is January 22, 2016.  Fr. Brian O'Brien will be the celebrant at Mass at Holy Family Cathedral at 5:30pm. The March will begin on the front steps of Holy Family at 7pm.  The March will wind through downtown Tulsa and end at Centennial G...

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Adoption Services of Catholic Charities by editor The Adoptions Services of Catholic Charities needs your help recruiting Catholic married couples to adopt.  Please prayerfully discern how you may be open to God's call to open your hearts to a child. For more information, call 918-508-7131 or visit cctulsa.org/servi...

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Come listen to Byzantine Catholic priest Fr. Thomas Loya speak about this situation and why it should concern us. Tuesday, January 6 , 6:30 p.m. at St Therese Maronite Catholic Church at 8315 S 107th E Ave, Tulsa. 

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Seminarian Michael Hopper will be ordained to the diaconate by Bishop Slattery on Monday evening, December 28th at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Cathedral. A reception will follow Mass in the Cathedral parish hall. Eveyone in the Diocese is invited to participate in this beautiful ordination Mass. Michael is a parishioner of the Cathedral and has...

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The Parish offices will be open until 5 p.m. on December 31 to receive any year end contributions that you would like to make that are to be posted in 2015. Statements for Building and Stewardship will be mailed to each parish home by January 31.Thank you for your support of St Bernard's Parish

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YOUR INVITATION TO AN ACTS RETREAT                   We would like to invite you to join us for an extraordinary weekend.  It will be an opportunity for spiritual renewal and the making of many new friends. Maybe this is a time when you feel like li...

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FORMED                 Starting in January, we will begin a program entitled, FORMED.  The parish is sponsoring a wonderful website where you can become a member by going to our customer number and setting up your own password.  It will work for everyo...

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CHRISTMAS EVE PAGEANT                 As is our tradition we will have the Christmas Eve Pageant at the beginning of the 5:00 p.m. Mass.  The children are volunteering for the various roles now and we are asking the preschool, Kindergarten, and any 1st grad...

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FLU SEASON              Until the conclusion of the flu season, the Bishop has asked us  to refrain from  the Chalice as an option for Holy Communion.  

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