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Readers

Posted on January 29, 2016 in: General News

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.org or via phone at 918-299-9406.   This opportunity is open to adults 18+.

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Catholic Men's Conference

Posted on January 28, 2016 in: General News

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 info www.catholicmen.net

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All Saints Open House

Posted on January 27, 2016 in: General News

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 environment which promotes distinctive Christian values. Enrollment begins February 16th for new families. We are located at 299 S. 9th St. in Broken Arrow. For more information, please call our office at (918) 251-3000 or visit allsaintsba.com. Thank you!

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Electronic Bulletin

Posted on January 26, 2016 in: General News

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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Let's Talk

Posted on January 26, 2016 in: General News

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, tools for problem solving, exercises to help you know your spouse even better - - all biblically and spiritually based - - sharing a Catholic perspective!  Preregistration is encouraged - - Here is the link for more information and to register:  http://bit.ly/LetsTalkFeb2016 or...

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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 interested in helping with this service project, please feel free to contact me at elaine.mcdaniel@qpsepc.com.  Thank you again for allowing us to continue to do God’s work.

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JOB OPENING -BOOK KEEPER

Posted on January 26, 2016 in: General News

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 hours. Please send resumes to the attention of Mike Ellingson here at St. Bernards or call 918 299-9406 for questions.  

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ACTS 5th Anniversary Party

Posted on January 26, 2016 in: General News

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 celebration marking this special anniversary. The festivity will begin at the 5 pm Mass in the church, and then continue in the gym for a potluck dinner, songs, skits and more. Bring your families (kids too) for an evening of fun and faith to celebrate our blessings since the first ACTS retre...

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KOC Youth Activities Winners

Posted on January 25, 2016 in: General News

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   division  1st place  Cati Borchers $40.00 2nd place Josiah Neal  $20.00 8-10 division  1st place Juliana Borchers $40.00 2nd place Delaney M. Ferguson $20.00 11-14 division 1st place Mikiah Perdue $40.00 2nd place Isabella Zimmerman $20.00 Basketball Fre...

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For High school and college aged men thinking of the Seminary   /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/Holy%20Trinity%20Seminary%20in%20Dallas%20Feb%206%202016%20%282%29.pdf

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Spirituality Fair Next Weekend

Posted on January 22, 2016 in: General News

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 Bible Studies Formed Divine Will Padre Pio First Fridays/Saturdays Devotions Apostolic Pardon Youth Spirituality Sacramentals.org Vocations Cross RCIA Rolling Library Lord, Teach Me to Pray 

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Baptism Class

Posted on January 21, 2016 in: General News

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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PSI Classes for February

Posted on January 21, 2016 in: General News

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 well as the state of the soul before the Fall of Adam, and in the afterlife. Day & Time: Mondays, Feb 1, 8, 15, & 22, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L. Location:  Chancery Office, “A” Building, 12300 East 91st Street, Broken Arrow &nb...

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DDF

Posted on January 21, 2016 in: General News

      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 THOUSANDS OF CATHOLIC FAMILIES.  REGISTERED PARISHIONERS WILL RECEIVE A LETTER OF APPEAL FROM BISHOP SLATTERY.  THOSE WHO HAVE YET TO REGISTER WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GIVE ON JANUARY 30-31, “DDF SECOND REMINDER AND IN PEW WEEKEND”.  OUR DIOCESE NEEDS THE FINANCIA...

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Women of Faith/ Action

Posted on January 21, 2016 in: General News

                                               WOMEN OF FAITH/WOMEN OF ACTION                                                              2016 LENTEN RETREAT  Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God (forma...

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DR. CHRISTINE MYERS

Posted on January 21, 2016 in: General News

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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Dinner Extravaganza 2016

Posted on January 20, 2016 in: General News

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW!!

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Birthright

Posted on January 20, 2016 in: General News

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 - newborn to toddler 6, esp. BOY T4-5 Diaper wipes  Maternity clothes  Children plastic hangers Hygiene products for mom/baby

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Biblical Foods Lenten Retreat

Posted on January 19, 2016 in: General News

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 Executive Board

Posted on January 19, 2016 in: General News

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

Posted on January 19, 2016 in: General News

  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 Caeli House is a home where guests are accepted unconditionally and receive loving care as they pass from this life to the next. For more information, visit: https://portacaeli.org/ Mingling at 6:45pm Program starts at 7:00 p.m. sharp Beckerle Hall

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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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March for Life

Posted on January 18, 2016 in: General News

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 Daugherty, and other speakers, will be featured. All are welcome to a pre-march Mass for the Sanctity of Life at the Cathedral at 5:30 p.m.

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Natural Family Planning

Posted on January 18, 2016 in: General News

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 infertile times. It is highly effective, natural (no chemicals or devices), works with irregular cycles, and it is low cost. It enhances communication within the marriage and brings about a greater respect and love for one another. CCL offers three types of classes to fit one’s schedu...

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Knippa Interfaith Lecture Series

Posted on January 18, 2016 in: General News

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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, etc.  This Family-to-Family course is led by individuals who also have family members with mental illness.  There is no cost for this course but space is limited.  To register, please call NAMI Tulsa at 918-587-6264.  For more information on the course, check out the ww...

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Post Abortion Healing

Posted on January 13, 2016 in: General News

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 Christ, we are companions on the journey of healing after abortion. Third Thursday of each month except July and December. 6:30- 8:30pm  St Joseph’s Monastery 21st and Lewis, we share a small meal together and meet. Ring the doorbell at the Monastery door. For more infor...

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Nun Run

Posted on January 12, 2016 in: General News

  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%202016%20%281%29.pdf

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2016 March For Life

Posted on January 11, 2016 in: General News

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 Sharon Daugherty of Victor Christian as the keynote speaker and to partner with First United Methodist, Oral Roberts University, Immanuel Lutheran, and many more Tulsa communities. Please bring your families and parish groups to show your support for the unborn.

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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.  Please contact Maria Twiehaus @ 918-813-5995 or mariatwie@gmail.com with any questions..  

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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                                                               2016 LENTEN RETREAT   Mother Miriam of the Lamb of God (formally Sister ...

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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 scriptures.  The joy and mercy of God come alive as we are mindful of God's grace in our lives. This seminar begins at 7pm on Wednesday, February 17 and continues from 8:30am - 4pm on Thursday-Saturday, February 18-20.  To receive a program send an e-mail request to baustinosb&a...

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Cascia Hall

Posted on January 07, 2016 in: General News

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/admissions. Questions: Call 918-746-2604 or email admissions@casciahall.com.

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Let's Talk - Marriage Enrichment

Posted on January 07, 2016 in: General News

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 communication skills, tools for problem solving, exercises to help you know your spouse even better - - all biblically and spiritually based - - sharing a Catholic perspective!  Childcare is provided free of charge as a ministry of the Family Life Office through the Diocesan Developm...

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Clairvaux Club

Posted on January 07, 2016 in: General News

  Clairvaux Club News /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/Clairvaux%20Club.pdf

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College Scholarship

Posted on January 07, 2016 in: General News

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 have been set aside in the St. Bernard of Clairvaux Educational Trust. In order to apply for a one of these scholarships the student or their family must be parishioners of the Parish of St. Bernard of Clairvaux and be pursuing or plan to pursue a higher education at a Catholic University. ...

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Cooking Up Compassion

Posted on January 05, 2016 in: General News

Please see the link below for information on Catholic Charities annual Cooking Up Compassion Fundraiser

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Diocesan Women's Bible Study

Posted on January 05, 2016 in: General News

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 13 - March 16, 9:00am - 11:15am Cost:  $20.00 Location:  Church of the Madalene To register for this study, contact Mary Hall at 918.497-2063.

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Catholic Charities Fact Sheet

Posted on January 05, 2016 in: General News

Catholic Charities Fact Sheet

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Ireland/ England

Posted on January 05, 2016 in: General News

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 mercy on this pilgrimage of faith to Ireland/England, June 5-18, 2016.  You will travel the footsteps of St. Patrick, Lough Derg, Croagh Patrick, Armagh, visit the Marian Shrine of Knock, Giants Causeway, and Dublin. Travel with the group to England to visit London, Bath, Canterbury, E...

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions! Suggestions to Consider for 2016 1. Become A Better Parent 2. Reduce Stress/Better Health 3. Improve Relationships/Make New Friends 4. Better Self Control/Finances 5. Get Involved (Church/Community) 6. Strengthen Your Faith 7. Prepare for Lent 8. Recharge Your Spirituality 9. Give Some of Your Time to God 10. Reflect on Your Blessings Here’s a great way to get started: ONLY taking one day out of your workweek. Attend the St. Bernard Parish ACTS MENs Retreat 2016 February 11th (Evening after work) to February 14th (Morning) Click to L...

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