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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 Doors".  We will begin at Holy Family Cathedral on Monday morning Oct.3rd with Mass.  We will then go to The Shrine of the Infant Jesus in Prague, OK, followed by St. Gregory's in Shawnee.  We will be staying 2 nights at the Embassy Suites in Oklahoma City. &nb...

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Theology on Tap

Posted on July 27, 2016 in: General News

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. Theology on Tap occurs on the second Tuesday of the month from April through October in the downtown McNellie's Side Bar. Social hour starts at 7:00, speaker begins at 8:00.   Babysitting is available at Church of the Madalene. Stay tuned for more topic details very soon by connect...

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Holy Yoga

Posted on July 27, 2016 in: General News

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.  Participants can expect to increase flexibility, strength, energy, balance, respiration, while reducing anxiety and tension.  During stretches Katherine will lead meditations upon Holy scriptures including daily Mass readings, or reflections on lives of the saints accompanied by Catholic...

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Bernie's Bunch

Posted on July 26, 2016 in: General News

 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 Tulsa area. Our schedule involves most Saturday mornings and occasional weekdays.  Our repertoire spans all kinds...... From Boot Scootin Boogie and Proud Mary to Amazing Grace and God Bless America. We need people of all ages.   Our schedule can be found on the St Bernards websit...

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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 dramatic 10-session film journey featuring the renowned Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC. With his characteristic skill and lucid style, Fr. Gaitley interweaves the dramatic history of Poland, the transformative message of St. Faustina, the miraculous appearance of Mary at Fatima, the witness o...

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Retrovaille

Posted on July 25, 2016 in: General News

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 marriages by attending. For confidential information about or to register for the August program beginning with a weekend August 26-28, call 918-695-7010, email Tulsa@retrouvaille.org or vis...

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Let's Talk

Posted on July 25, 2016 in: General News

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 Parish Hall at Church of the Madalene Parish." tulsaletstalk@gmail.com Cell: 918-629-6561  

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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. Sponsors and other volunteers are needed.  For more information please call Christine Myers in the parish office or email her at cmyers@stbernardstulsa.org.  

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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 pamphlets are available on the kiosk.  Suggested amounts are listed on the rack for donations.  If you have any suggestions for other materials for the kiosk, please call Sharon in the parish office.   

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PSI Classes

Posted on July 25, 2016 in: General News

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 understand why the mystics of the Church so often regarded poetry as the best means for expressing spiritual truths. Day & Time: Mondays, August 15, 22, 29 & Sept 12, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Instructor:  William Dunn, S.T.L. Location:  Chancery Office, “A” Building, 12...

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Let's Talk

Posted on July 21, 2016 in: General News

"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 Church of the Madalene Parish." tulsaletstalk@gmail.com Cell: 918-629-6561  

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Come and See

Posted on July 21, 2016 in: General News

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. “Come and See” as Linda tells her story of staying with Mother Teresa.

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DCYC YOUTH CONFERENCE

Posted on July 19, 2016 in: General News

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

Posted on July 14, 2016 in: General News

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 adolescence life of Jesus. Deacon Lucio Boccacci will present the series of books on the nuances of Luke's text, Jesus' life in Nazareth, his first Passover pilgrimage, the parents' searching for Jesus, his enigmatic response, and the insights on adolescence and youth ministry from Jes...

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Social media coordinator

Posted on July 14, 2016 in: General News

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. We know that this can be a valuable resource for our parish but we need someone who can donate the time and expertise. Please contact Msgr. Gaalaas with questions or interest. Thank you.    

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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 pamphlets are available on the kiosk.  Suggested amounts are listed on the rack for donations.  If you have any suggestions for other materials for the kiosk, please call Sharon in the parish office.   

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Retrovaille

Posted on July 14, 2016 in: General News

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 marriages by attending. For confidential information about or to register for the August program beginning with a weekend August 26-28, call 918-695-7010, email Tulsa@retrouvaille.org ...

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RED MASS

Posted on July 11, 2016 in: General News

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. Law students and paralegals are welcome to come as well.  The Red Mass will be followed by a luncheon where Bishop Paprocki, a doctor in civil and canon law, will address the attendees   Click on the link for more information /Portals/stbernard-ok/CMAdmin/Red%20Mass%20Save...

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Theology on Tap: Marriage

Posted on July 08, 2016 in: General News

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 Tuesday of the month from April through October in the downtown McNellie's Side Bar. Social hour starts at 7:00, speaker begins at 8:00.  Check out the link to our Facebook event for more updates! Baby-sitting is available at Church of the Madalene.

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CYA - Ultimate Frisbee

Posted on July 08, 2016 in: General News

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. We know that this can be a valuable resource for our parish but we need someone who can donate the time and expertise. Please contact Msgr. Gaalaas with questions or interest. Thank you  

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Deacon Lucio Boccacci

Posted on July 05, 2016 in: General News

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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