Here is the current info about St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Bella Vista, Arkansas
Christmas Eve Mass on Wednesday, December 24th will begin with the choir singing at 6:30pm and Mass at 7:00pm. Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25th will begin with the choir at 8:30am and Mass at 9:00am. Solemnity of Mary Vigil Mass (New Year’s Eve) will be held on Wednesday, December 31st at 7:00pm and for the Solemnity (New Year’s Day), Thursday, January 1st at 9:00am.
Our advent mission/day of recollection will be on Tuesday, December 9th, featuring Father Jim Ward, CM presenting Rediscovering the Treasures of our Faith. The day will begin with Mass at 8:30am, followed by the first conference, Blessed Mother: One Who Listens at 9:30am and the second conference, Overview of the Eucharist at 10:45am. We will continue with lunch in the parish hall (cost is $5). The mission will continue with the third conference at 1:00pm, Overview of the Sacrament of Reconciliation/Penance. We will end the day with the actual Sacrament of Reconciliation at 1:30pm. Luncheon sign-ups will be held in the narthex after Mass on Saturday and Sunday, November 29-30 and December 6-7 or in the Parish Office throughout the week. For more information, call the parish office at 855-9069.
Thanksgiving Day Mass will be at the normal daily Mass time at 8:30am.
Truly it is right for us to give thanks and praise to God for the abundant blessings bestowed upon us. Happy Thanksgiving!
The youth will be hosting their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser this Saturday, November 8th after Mass at 6:00pm. Tickets are $8.00 each; families $25.00. All are welcome!
We will gather at the Columbarium at 4:00PM on Sunday, November 2nd to pray for all our deceased parishioners and relatives. All are welcome to come and pray.
The Women’s Club Annual Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 1st from 8:00am until 2:00pm. Come join us for all your holiday shopping and decorating needs. In addition to the many crafts and baked goods offered, the Bazaar Café will be open. They will be serving chili, chicken soup, pulled pork sandwiches along with pie and cinnamon rolls. All are welcome!
We will hold a prayer vigil to support Religious Freedom beginning on Saturday, November 1, after the 5:00PM Mass in the church. We will pray the Religious Freedom prayer, the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary. After the Benediction, we will move to the chapel and continue with silent prayer throughout the night until 7:45AM.
Please join us for a night of singing and worship to benefit the Indian Missionary Society hosted by Calvary Hill.
Your support will help IMS aid Indian children in rescuing them from forced labor, sexual abuse and trafficking, exploitation from police, drug additions, and crime and robbery. IMS provides legal support against child rights violation, counseling, temporary shelters, basic education and skill training and helps restore runaways to their families.
The Concert begins at 7:00pm Friday, October 17th. Father Barnabas welcomes everyone to attend!
There will be a Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday, October 4th at 9:00am for parishioner Daryl Renken. There will be a Rosary at 8:30am in the church and Mass will follow at 9:00am. Interment will be in the St. Bernard Columbarium. There will be a luncheon in the Parish Hall after the interment. There will be NO 8:30am First Saturday Mass.