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Wreath Pick Up

Posted on November 30, 2022 in: General News

Wreath Pick Up
This Weekend-December 3rd & 4th - After All Masses The Youth Ministry would like to send a huge THANK YOU to all those who placed an order for Christmas Wreaths.  Your wreaths will be ready for pick up at your selected pick up location this weekend.  

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Advent Penance Service & Peace Tree

Posted on November 29, 2022 in: General News

Advent Penance Service & Peace Tree
This year we will celebrate at St. Matthew Chuch on Sunday, December 4th at 3:00pm As we prepare for our Advent journey of anticipation and preparation for the Messiah, please reserve this date for the Blessed Sacrament Parish Penance Service. The service will involve an afternoon of reflection, ...

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St. Bernard Women’s Guild Christmas Banquet
December 6th at 5:30pm in the St. Bernard Church Hall $25 per/person for dinner Payment due by December 2nd No meeting in December & January St.BernardWomen’sGuild@cath-comm.org  

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Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting

Posted on November 27, 2022 in: General News

Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting
Thursday, December 8th 9:30 - 11:30am in the St. Bernard Church Hall We would love for you join us for an enjoyable morning of knitting/crocheting & fellowship. All are welcome. For further information or to request a prayer shawl, lap robe, or pocket prayer shawl to give to someon...

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The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Holy Day of Obligation Thursday, December 8th Blessed Sacrament Parish will celebrate the following Masses: 9:00am at St. Matthew 7:00pm at St. Bernard  

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Candlelight Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is a service of Scripture and song that began in England in the late 1800s. The cherished tradition we know today is based on the Festival of Lessons and Carols introduced on Christmas Eve 1918 at Kings College Chapel, Cambridge. Our Blessed Sacrament Paris...

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St. Bernard Church Hat & Mitten Tree
Our annual hat & mitten tree will be set up soon in the center vestibule at St. Bernard Church. Please remember those less fortunate by bringing new or gently used hats & mittens to add to our tree. All gifts will go to the Cornerstone Foundation. The tree will remain through the Christma...

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Advent Activities at Blessed Sacrament Parish
We hope you can join us! December   Fri 2 First Friday Adoration 3:00pm at St. Matthew   Fri 2 Faith & Fun Night - Wreath Decorating 6:00pm in t...

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Gift Card Sale

Posted on November 21, 2022 in: General News

Gift Card Sale
Get your Christmas shopping done early and help support Haiti with the purchase of gift cards! Visit www.raiseright.com/brands (formerly shopwith scrip) to see all the gift cards available for purchase. Proceeds help support our parish Haiti Mission. Gift cards will be on sale after every Mass at...

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Blessing of the Crèche and Carol Sing
We will celebrate as a community with a blessing of the crèche at each of our Churches followed by a carol sing. At St. Matthew - December 4th following the 10:30am Mass At St. Bernard - December 10th following the 5:00pm Mass We hope you can join us for one or both!  ...

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Christmas Gift Card Collection

Posted on November 18, 2022 in: General News

Christmas Gift  Card Collection
Our Justice and Peace Committee is collecting gift cards (in lieu of presents) for families in need. We will be collecting gift cards from any department or grocery store such as Target, Walmart, etc. A portion of the gift cards will also be distributed to the Manchester Dept. of Children and Family...

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Bulletin Submission Deadlines

Posted on November 17, 2022 in: General News

Bulletin Submission Deadlines
We must submit most of our bulletins through the end of the year early for printing. Requests for announcements to be included in these bulletins must be submitted as follows: Weekend of: Due before noon on: December 10/11 Requests no longer acc...

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2021-2022 Fiscal Year Blessed Sacrament Parish Financial Report
Click here to view the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year Blessed Sacrament Financial Report Every Catholic Parish is required by Canon Law to have a finance council.  The St. Bernard Finance Council assists the Pastor in the preparation of annual budgets, recommends major expenditures, monitors the pari...

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Mass & Sanctuary Lamp Intentions

Posted on August 12, 2022 in: General News

Mass & Sanctuary Lamp Intentions
In addition to Mass Intentions, both of our Churches have a Sanctuary Lamp that is available to memorialize a loved one or for a special intention. When requested, the intention will be printed in the bulletin and the lamp will burn for a week. To reserve a Mass or Sanctuary Lamp, call: For St...

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on July 17, 2022 in: General News

Baptism Preparation Class
The next classes for registered parents who wish to have their child(ren) baptized is scheduled for: Wednesday, December 7th at 7:00pm Call Cheryl at 860-872-0200, Ext. 2 to pre-register. Baptisms are scheduled: at St. Bernard on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Sunday of the month at St. Ma...

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Children’s Missalettes Available
A parishioner has donated copies of the booklet "The Mass for Children" to our parish for use in the pews during Mass. Please feel free to use a copy for your child to look at during Mass, and kindly return the book before leaving Church. We hope our parish children can enjoy followi...

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Blessed Sacrament Catholic Parish Prayer Network
To request prayers or join the Prayer Network, email: prayer@cath-comm.org or call the parish office at (860) 875-0753 Ext 1.  

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