St. Bernard Church
6th and H Street











St. Joseph Church
Henderson and C
Street
Eureka, California

St. Bernard Catholic Parish  
Eureka, California
Parish Ministries

Phone:  (707) 442-6466                                            Mail to:  615 H Street, Eureka, CA  95501                                 Fax: (707) 443-0914
Art and Environment: Volunteers who care for altar linens & vestments and clean the sanctuary, sacristy and church
vestibules. They also may assist with flower arranging and preparing the church for liturgical seasons.

Music:   Singers and musicans are cordially invited to join our choir.  We do not require tryouts and solo singing is always
optional. Singing in the choir is a unique opportunity to participate in the Mass in a way many of us have found to be very
fulfilling, spiritually. It is often said that, "Singing at Mass is like praying twice."  For more information, please contact Mason
Matteoli (707) 267-1158.

Lectors:  Volunteers, adults and older children,  who proclaim scriptures at masses. Workbooks are provided for practice and
pronunciation. Training with the microphone is available.   Schedule:
Awaiting schedule.

Minister of the altar:   Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion distribute the Blessed Sacrament to the faithful at weekday
and weekend Masses. Open to parishioners who have received the sacrament of Confirmation, and are in communion with the
faith.               For current schedule:   
Awaiting schedule.

Altar Servers:  Children, and adults, who assist the clergy at masses. We welcome children in Grade 4 and older that have
made their First Communion and display appropriate maturity. Training is provided.    

Homebound Ministers:  Eucharistic Ministers volunteer to bring communion to those parishioners who are sick at home, in a
hospital or in a care facility and cannot come to Mass to receive communion.

Greeters:  Persons to distribute the weekly bulletin or missals, and give a warm hello. Children and families welcome.
Current Schedule :    

Sacristan:  Help to make sure that all is prepared in the sanctuary for the celebration of Mass. Qualified adults only.

Children/ Youth Education Program (CCD):  Grades K-8   Read more about the Children's Education program.
Confirmation:   Grades 9-12  Read more about confirmation

RCIA: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults:     Read more about the RCIA

Young Adult Ministry, Ages 18-24: A Young Adult Group meets at Sacred Heart Church., 2085 Myrtle Ave., Eureka.
Contact  the MSP Sisters, 707-505-5414.

Respect Life: Sponsors pro-life education and spiritual activities. This ministry works closely with the Humboldt Pro-life.
Read more about the organization.

Bereavement Ministry: Please contact Deacon Frank Weber, 707-5615 or deaconweber@att.net  
or view
Bereavement Support group

Funeral Ministry:  Assist families who wish to have a reception in the church hall following the service.


There are many other ways that you can serve our parish. Some of these are on an 'as needed' basis.  Please
contact the office if you are able to give your time and talent to any of these
:

Office help | Computer Assistance | Telephone Caller | Money Counters | Mailing Crew  |  Graphic Designer  |
Church Cleaning  |  Altar Society  |  Flower Arranging   |  Maintenance  | Gardening  |  Photographer  | Assistant  Webmaster  |
Painter  |  Plumber  |  Maintenance  |  Electrical  | Transportation to and from Mass   | Hospitality   | Parish Historian |


In addition, there are several advisory committees on which qualified parishioners can serve. Examples: Parish Finance Council,
Pastoral Advisory, Diocesan Pastoral Council, Diocesan Finance Council. Please talk to the pastor for more information.