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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 laudable desire, moderate decorations will be permitted with the following limitations.   No decorations may be affixed to the niches themselves.   The decorations must be placed on the granite shelf below the niches.   Only one decoration per person/per loved on...

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UP COMING SEMINARY TRIPS

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

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RETROVAILLE

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

~~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 marriages by attending. For confidential information about or to register for the February program beginning with a weekend February 24-26, call 918-695-7010, email Tulsa@retrouvaille.org or visit the website at www.helpourmarriage.com

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LENTEN MISSION

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

~~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 ancient gesture lost its meaning for us?  Over 3 nights, Fr. Albert Haase, OFM, will lead us in a parish mission entitled SIGNED AND SEALED WITH THE CROSS. We will explore the identity of our God proclaimed in the ancient gesture of being signed with a cross. We will also explore ...

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MUSIC NOTES

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

~~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 in many of our hymns......"Blest Be", "Lead Me Lord", Matt Maher's "Yours Is the Kingdom", and "We Are the Light".  Our Responsorial Psalm ("Blessed are the poor in spirit") seems to pull those two themes together. Blessed are we t...

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TEEN ACTS

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

~~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 music team, the traffic team who braved the freezing rain, the home team, and all those who prayed for the team and retreatants.

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TRIVIAFEST

Posted on January 26, 2017 in: General News

~~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 competition.  For your dining pleasure the Knights of Columbus will serve their Cajun specialties of delicious food and beverages at reasonable costs.  Gather you teammates and make your table reservation now.  If trivia is not your specialty, join in the fun as one of our volunteers...

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LESS IS MORE

Posted on January 25, 2017 in: General News

~~ 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 a diet, but eating with our body’s God given “go and stop” signal.  LESS IS MORE will meet for 8 weeks on Thursday evenings, 7pm-8:30 pm in G-8 beginning February 16th.  To sign up: Contact the facilitator Lindy Roberts* through email at lindyroberts26@gma...

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33 DAYS TO MORNING GLORY

Posted on January 20, 2017 in: General News

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SPIRTUALITY FAIR JAN 28-29

Posted on January 20, 2017 in: General News

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ESTATE PLANNING

Posted on January 19, 2017 in: General News

~~PLEASE CONSIDER ST. BERNARD’S IN YOUR ESTATE AND TRUST PLANNING

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BASKETBALL FREE THROW

Posted on January 19, 2017 in: General News

~~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 receive a K of C basketball

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COUPLE TO COUPLE

Posted on January 19, 2017 in: General News

~~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 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 r...

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TRIVIAFEST

Posted on January 19, 2017 in: General News

~~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 competition.  For your dining pleasure the Knights of Columbus will serve their Cajun specialties of delicious food and beverages at reasonable costs.  Gather you teammates and make your table reservation now.  If trivia is not your specialty, join in the fun as one of our voluntee...

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33 DAYS TO MORNING GLORY

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

~~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 beginning on February 19th and ending on March 25th. Times to be determined. We will have six meetings during this time to discuss and learn from Fr. Gaitley and one another. Consider consecrating yourself to Mary and increasing your prayer life as well as gaining valuable insights from&nb...

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BIRTHRIGHT VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

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LENTEN MISSION MARCH 12-15

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

~~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 ancient gesture lost its meaning for us?  Over 3 nights, Fr. Albert Haase, OFM, will lead us in a parish mission entitled SIGNED AND SEALED WITH THE CROSS. We will explore the identity of our God proclaimed in the ancient gesture of being signed with a cross. We will also explore ...

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WHITE MASS

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

~~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. RSVP to the tulsacma@gmail.com.

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ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

~~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’s observance of the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, will take place at First Lutheran Church (ELCA), located at 1244 S Utica Ave, Tulsa, beginning at 7:00 pm. The Reverend Bob Herndon, from The Listening Place, will deliver the message.  Special music will be provided ...

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ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Posted on January 12, 2017 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 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 environment which promotes distinctive Christian values. Enrollment begins February 15th 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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DIOCESE YOUTH EVENT

Posted on January 12, 2017 in: General News

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TRIVIAFEST - 10TH ANNUAL

Posted on January 11, 2017 in: General News

    MARDI GRAS STYLE Put on your thinking “masks” and join us for a Mardi-Gras themed evening of fun as we celebrate our tenth year of Trivia at St. Bernard’s! This year’s event will be held on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 in our parish gym. For those unfamiliar with our Triviafest, picture a gym decorated festively in Mardi Gras hues of purple, green, and gold, complete with colorful beads and masks adorning each table… add over 30 tables with nearly 300 fun-loving participants, all pondering an array of questions covering a broad spectrum of topics, clocks tickin...

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ADOPTIVE PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

Posted on January 11, 2017 in: General News

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PSI

Posted on January 09, 2017 in: General News

~~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 students to grasp the meaning of ministry as well as learn a variety of ministerial skills. Day & Time: Wednesdays, 6:30-9:15 p.m.  (Jan 18) Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L. Location:    Chancery Office, “B” Building, 12300 East 91st Street, Bro...

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TULSA MARCH FOR LIFE

Posted on January 06, 2017 in: General News

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 will offer the Noon Mass at the Cathedral. All are invited.   12:15 – Live music to rally people together in prayer (those not at Mass) between 8th and Boulder.    1pm – Bishop Konderla will give opening remarks from the steps of the Cathedral.  ...

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DINNERS FOR EIGHT

Posted on January 05, 2017 in: General News

~~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 January 15 and are needed even if you have been part of the dinners in the past.

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2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Posted on January 05, 2017 in: General News

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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  JammingJim1999@yahoo.com or to St. Monica Catholic Church 633 East Marshall Place Tulsa, 74106-4836.

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