Here is the current info about St. Bernard of Clairvaux in Bella Vista, Arkansas
Due to inclement weather, all services and activities have been cancelled for both Saturday, December 7th, and Sunday, December 8th. The cancellations include First Saturday Mass, 5:00 Mass on Saturday, Sunday Mass, and the Men’s Club Breakfast on Saturday.
Come join in celebrating Deacon Al Genna’s 20th anniversary of his diaconate ordination. We will celebrate in the Parish Hall after Mass on Sunday, December 8th. Congrats Deacon Al! We’re happy to have you as part of our Parish Family!
Platinum Selling Contemporary Christian Music Legend John Michael Talbot will be presenting a special live parish mission beginning Tuesday, December 10th running through December 12th. There will be a presentation at 10:00am on Tuesday, Dec 10th followed by communal penance (several priests will be available) at 2:00pm. Experience renewed Faith in Christ every evening starting at 7:00pm. No tickets required – a love offering will be received.
Due to the Winter Storm warning for a wintry mix of sleet and ice, we are cancelling our Bingo session for Thursday, December 5th. We want everyone to be safe and not driving in those conditions! Our next Bingo session will be Thursday, December 19th.
As you are aware, Bishop Taylor is asking Catholics in Arkansas to answer questions to assist him in preparing for the 2014 worldwide synod of bishops on the “Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization.”
The questionnaire is now available online (English and Spanish) for your convenience. You may submit your responses directly from our diocesan website.
Feel free to share these links.
Thank you for your help!
The Youth of St Bernard will be holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, November 16th after 5:00pm Mass (6-ish). Tickets are available in the office this week and may be purchased at the door. The tickets are $8 each or $25 per family. Bring your appetite and support our Youth – the future of our church!
All Saints Day is November 1st – a holy day of obligation. Masses will be held on Thursday, October 31 at 7:00pm and on Friday, November 1 at 9:00am.
Come help us celebrate Fr. Barnabas’ birthday on Sunday, November 3rd. There will be cake, coffee and punch in the parish hall following 9:00am Mass. Happy Birthday and may God bless you with many more birthdays!
There will be a Funeral Mass on Wednesday, Oct 30th at 10:00am for parishioner Ron Barton. There will be a rosary at 9:30am with a Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00am. Interment will be at a later date. There will be a luncheon in the Parish Hall following Mass. There will be NO 5:30pm Mass.
The Women’s Club Annual Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 9th from 8:00am until 2:00pm. In addition to the many crafts and baked goods offered, the Bazaar Café will be open.