St. Bernard Catholic Parish
St. Bernard Church
6th and H Street
St. Joseph Church
Henderson and C
Adult Education Series
Rev. David Anderson, of St. Peter Eastern Catholic Church, will continue a lecture
study of the Gospel of John in the Spring of 2010 in St. Bernard Parish Hall (Pinochi
Room) Monday evenings from 7-9 pm. Specific dates to be announced at a later time.
Fr. Anderson is a well known scholar and professional speaker, and we are pleased to
have him return by parishioner request. The fee for the series is $20.00. There is no
need to pre-register. Persons may attend any one, or all, of the evenings. For more
information, please call Deacon Steve Justus at 499-1005.
We are pleased to have the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, Educational
Network, provide us with several guest speakers and lectures throughout the
Plan Ahead: Feb. 2-3, 2010 Sr. Anne Henessey, CSJ, Ph.D.
Apr. 20-21, 2010 Sr. Margaret Scharf, O.P.
Gospel of Matthew
Fr. Eric Freed, associate pastor of our parish, lectures on the Gospel of Matthew every Wednesday
(except the last Wednesday of the month) at 7:30 pm at the Newman Center, 700 Union Street, Arcata.
Check the current bulletins for any schedule changes.
Religious Education / Faith Formation
Phone: (707) 442-6466 Mail to: P.O. Box 169, Eureka, CA 95502 Fax: (707) 443-0914
On - Going Events
Religious Education for Children ( previously called CCD)
Our religious education program for children grades K -8 meets on Sunday mornings September - June.
Classes are held at St. Bernard Elementary School on Henderson, between B and C streets. We begin at 8:15
in the morning, with a group assembly, followed by dismissal into individual classrooms. Classes are dismissed
at 9:30 AM, which is a convenient time to pick up your children to attend the 10:00 Mass at St. Bernard Church.
Throughout the year, we participate in a variety of Mass events. Preparation for the Sacrament of First
Communion is obtained within the program, however our classes extend years beyond initial reception of the
We welcome all children, regardless of any, or lack of, religious or faith experiences.
For more information, please call Debbie, 443-1143.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - RCIA
The RCIA prepares both non-Catholics and those Catholics who have only been baptized, to receive the
sacraments for full participation in the life of the Church. RCIA is a gradual process that takes place within the
community of the faithful; a spiritual journey of adults which centers around conversion, change of direction.
We gather at St. Bernard's Rectory on Thursday evenings from 7:15 - 9:00. Those interested in the
Catholic faith with an eye towards joining our faith community are invited to attend. There is no
financial cost or obligation.
St. Bernard Catholic School Preschool - Grade 12